Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall carry much seed out into the field and shall gather little in, for the locust shall consume it.

New American Standard Bible

"You shall bring out much seed to the field but you will gather in little, for the locust will consume it.

King James Version

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Holman Bible

“You will sow much seed in the field but harvest little, because locusts will devour it.

International Standard Version

"You'll plant many seeds in a field, but your harvest will be small because the locust will consume it.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in, for the locust shall consume it.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Bible in Basic English

You will take much seed out into the field, and get little in; for the locust will get it.

Darby Translation

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall devour it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field and shalt gather but little in, for the locust shall consume it.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt bring out much seed to thy field, and shalt gather little, for the locust shall devour it

King James 2000

You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"You shall carry out much seed to the field, but you shall gather little [produce], for the locust shall devour it.

Modern King James verseion

You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in, for the locust shall eat it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in: for the grasshoppers shall destroy it.

NET Bible

"You will take much seed to the field but gather little harvest, because locusts will consume it.

New Heart English Bible

You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.

The Emphasized Bible

Much seed, shalt thou take out into the field, - and little, shalt thou gather in, for the locust shall consume it.

Webster

Thou shalt carry much seed into the field, and shalt gather but little: for the locust shall consume it.

World English Bible

You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Much seed thou dost take out into the field, and little thou dost gather in, for the locust doth consume it;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

into the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

but little
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

in
אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

for the locust
ארבּה 
'arbeh 
Usage: 24

חסל 
Chacal 
Usage: 1

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

37 And you shall become an amazement, a proverb, and a byword among all the peoples to which the Lord will lead you. 38 You shall carry much seed out into the field and shall gather little in, for the locust shall consume it. 39 You shall plant vineyards and dress them but shall neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes, for the worm shall eat them.



Cross References

Joel 1:4

What the crawling locust left, the swarming locust has eaten; and what the swarming locust left, the hopping locust has eaten; and what the hopping locust left, the stripping locust has eaten.

Micah 6:15

You shall sow but not reap; you shall tread olives but not anoint yourselves with oil, and [you shall extract juice from] the grapes but not drink the wine.

Haggai 1:6

You have sown much, but you have reaped little; you eat, but you do not have enough; you drink, but you do not have your fill; you clothe yourselves, but no one is warm; and he who earns wages has earned them to put them in a bag with holes in it.

Isaiah 5:10

For ten acres of vineyard shall yield only about eight gallons, and ten bushels of seed will produce but one bushel.

Joel 2:25

And I will restore or replace for you the years that the locust has eaten -- "the hopping locust, the stripping locust, and the crawling locust, My great army which I sent among you.

Exodus 10:14-15

And the locusts came up over all the land of Egypt and settled down on the whole country of Egypt, a very dreadful mass of them; never before were there such locusts as these, nor will there ever be again.

Joel 2:3

A fire devours before them, and behind them a flame burns; the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yes, and none has escaped [the ravages of the devouring hordes].

Amos 4:9

I smote you with blight [from the poisonous east wind] and with mildew; I laid waste the multitude of your gardens and your vineyards; your fig trees and your olive trees the palmerworm [a form of locust] devoured; yet you did not return to Me, says the Lord.

Amos 7:1-2

Thus the Lord God showed me [Amos], and behold, He formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the second crop, and behold, it was the second crop after the king's mowings.

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