Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
And the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a pleasure for the eyes, and the tree was to be desired to give intelligence; and she took of its fruit, and ate, and gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
And Jehovah Elohim commanded Man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou shalt freely eat;
but I commanded them this thing, saying, Hearken unto my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people; and walk in all the way that I command you, that it may be well with you.
And he called his name Noah, saying, This one shall comfort us concerning our work and concerning the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah has cursed.
It is vain for you to rise up early, to lie down late, to eat the bread of sorrows: so to his beloved one he giveth sleep.
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities! all is vanity.
Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that it had cost me to do them; and behold, all was vanity and pursuit of the wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
And the land is polluted under the inhabitants thereof; for they have violated the laws, changed the statute, broken the everlasting covenant.
for the creature has been made subject to vanity, not of its will, but by reason of him who has subjected the same, in hope
For evil cometh not forth from the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground;
Man, born of woman, is of few days, and full of trouble.
How often is the lamp of the wicked put out, and cometh their calamity upon them? Doth he distribute sorrows to them in his anger?
For we are consumed by thine anger, and by thy fury are we troubled.
For what will man have of all his labour and of the striving of his heart, wherewith he hath wearied himself under the sun?
All his days also he eateth in darkness, and hath much vexation, and sickness, and irritation.
These things have I spoken to you that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye have tribulation; but be of good courage: I have overcome the world.
And another fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.