|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To starve, kill, or destroy with hunger.
2. (v. t.) To exhaust the strength or endurance of, by hunger; to distress with hanger.
3. (v. t.) To kill, or to cause to suffer extremity, by deprivation or denial of anything necessary.
4. (v. t.) To force or constrain by famine.
5. (v. i.) To die of hunger; to starve.
6. (v. i.) To suffer extreme hunger or thirst, so as to be exhausted in strength, or to come near to perish.
7. (v. i.) To suffer extremity from deprivation of anything essential or necessary.
8. (a.) Smoky; hot; choleric.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
fam'-ish ra`ebh, razah): "To famish" as a transitive verb is the translation of ra`ebh, "to hunger" (Genesis 41:55): "All the land of Egypt was famished"; of ra`abh, "hunger" (Isaiah 5:13), "Their honorable men are famished," margin "Hebrew their glory are men of famine"; of razah, "to make lean," "famish" (Ze 2:11), "For he will famish all the gods of the earth"; it is intransitive as the translation of ra`ebh (Proverbs 10:3), "Yahweh will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish."
Famish (2 Occurrences)
Proverbs 10:3 The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Zephaniah 2:11 Yahweh will be awesome to them, for he will famish all the gods of the land. Men will worship him, everyone from his place, even all the shores of the nations. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)