Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

Amplified

You shall carry much seed out into the field and shall gather little in, for the locust shall consume 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 will become a wonder and a name of shame among all the nations where the Lord will take you. 38 You will take much seed out into the field, and get little in; for the locust will get it. 39 You will put in vines and take care of them, but you will get no wine or grapes from them; for they will be food for worms.



Cross References

Joel 1:4

What the worm did not make a meal of, has been taken by the locust; and what the locust did not take, has been food for the plant-worm; and what the plant-worm did not take, has been food for the field-fly.

Micah 6:15

You will put in seed, but you will not get in the grain; you will be crushing olives, but your bodies will not be rubbed with the oil; and you will get in the grapes, but you will have no wine.

Haggai 1:6

Much has been planted, but little got in; you take food, but have not enough; you take drink, but are not full; you are clothed, but no one is warm; and he who gets payment for his work, gets it to put it into a bag full of holes.

Isaiah 5:10

For ten fields of vines will only give one measure of wine, and a great amount of seed will only give a small measure of grain.

Joel 2:25

I will give back to you the years which were food for the locust, the plant-worm, the field-fly, and the worm, my great army which I sent among you.

Exodus 10:14-15

And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, resting on every part of the land, in very great numbers; such an army of locusts had never been seen before, and never will be again.

Joel 2:3

Before them fire sends destruction, and after them flame is burning: the land is like the garden of Eden before them, and after them an unpeopled waste; truly, nothing has been kept safe from them.

Amos 4:9

I have sent destruction on your fields by burning and disease: the increase of your gardens and your vine-gardens, your fig-trees and your olive-trees, has been food for worms: and still you have not come back to me, says the Lord.

Amos 7:1-2

This is what the Lord God let me see: and I saw that, when the growth of the late grass was starting, he made locusts; it was the late growth after the king's cutting was done.

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