Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

Bible in Basic English

You will take much seed out into the field, and get little in; for the locust will get 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 thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither Jehovah shall lead thee. 38 Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall devour it. 39 Thou shalt plant and till vineyards, but shalt drink no wine, nor gather the fruit; for the worms shall eat it.



Cross References

Joel 1:4

that which the palmer-worm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.

Micah 6:15

Thou shalt sow, but thou shalt not reap; thou shalt tread the olives, but thou shalt not anoint thee with oil; and new wine, but shalt not drink wine.

Haggai 1:6

Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but are not satisfied; ye drink, but are not filled with drink; ye clothe yourselves, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages for a bag with holes.

Isaiah 5:10

Yea, ten acres of vineyard shall yield one bath, and a homer of seed shall yield an ephah.

Joel 2:25

And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, my great army which I sent among you.

Exodus 10:14-15

And the locusts went up over all the land of Egypt, and rested in all the borders of Egypt, very grievous; before them there were no such locusts as they, neither after them will be such.

Joel 2:3

A fire devoureth before them, and behind them a flame burneth; the land is as a garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness: yea, and nothing escapeth them.

Amos 4:9

I have smitten you with blasting and mildew; the palmer-worm hath devoured the multitude of your gardens, and your vineyards, and your fig-trees and your olive-trees: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith Jehovah.

Amos 7:1-2

Thus did the Lord Jehovah shew unto me; and behold, he formed locusts in the beginning of the shooting up of the latter growth, and behold, it was the latter growth after the king's mowings.

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