Genesis 47:23
Then Joseph said to the people, "Now that I have acquired you and your land for Pharaoh this day, here is seed for you to sow in the land.
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Genesis 47:22
However, he did not acquire the priests' portion of the land, for it had been given to them by Pharaoh. They lived off the rations that Pharaoh supplied; so they did not sell their land.

Genesis 47:24
At harvest time, you are to give a fifth of it to Pharaoh, and four-fifths will be yours as seed for the field and food for yourselves and your households and children."

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Genesis 47:19
Why should we perish before your eyes--we and our land as well? Purchase us and our land in exchange for food. Then we, along with our land, will be slaves to Pharaoh. Give us seed that we may live and not die, and that the land may not become desolate."

here is seed.

Genesis 41:27
Moreover, the seven thin, ugly cows that came up after them are seven years, and so are the seven worthless heads of grain scorched by the east wind--they are seven years of famine.

Genesis 45:6
For the famine has covered the land these two years, and there will be five more years without plowing or harvesting.

Psalm 41:1
Blessed is he who cares for the poor; the LORD will deliver him in the day of trouble.

Psalm 107:36, 37
He causes the hungry to settle there, that they may establish a city to dwell. . . .

Psalm 112:5
It is well with the man who is generous and lends freely, whose affairs are guided by justice.

Proverbs 11:26
The people will curse the hoarder of grain, but blessing will crown the one who sells it.

Proverbs 12:11
He who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies lacks judgment.

Proverbs 13:23
Abundant food is in the fallow ground of the poor, but without justice it is swept away.

Ecclesiastes 11:6
Sow your seed in the morning, and do not rest your hands in the evening, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or if both will equally prosper.

Isaiah 28:24, 25
Does the plowman plow for planting every day? Does he continuously loosen and harrow the soil? . . .

Isaiah 55:10
For just as rain and snow fall from heaven and do not return without watering the earth, making it bud and sprout, and providing seed to sow and food to eat,

Matthew 24:45
Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of his household, to give the others their food at the proper time?

2 Corinthians 9:10
Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your store of seed and will increase the harvest of your righteousness.

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