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, when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was desirable to the eyes and the tree was pleasant to make one knowing, then took she of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and she gave to her husband also, along with her, and he did eat.
And Yahweh God laid command on the man, saying, - Of every tree of the garden, thou mayest eat;
But, this thing, I commanded them - saying, Hearken ye unto my voice, So will I become unto you - a God, And, ye, shall become unto me - a people, - Ye shall therefore walk in all the way that I may command you, To the end it may be well with you;
and he called his name Noah saying, - This, one shall give us rest from our work, And from the grievous toil of our hands, By reason of the ground which Yahweh hath cursed,
Vanity of vanities! saith the Proclaimer, vanity of vanities! all, is vanity.
When, I, looked upon all my works, which my hands had made, and on my toil, whereon I had toilsomely wrought, then lo! all, was vanity, and feeding on wind, and there was no profit under the sun.
Yea the earth itself is profaned under them who dwell therein, - For they have Set aside laws, Gone beyond statute, Broken an age-abiding covenant.
For, unto vanity, hath creation been made subject - not by choice, but by reason of him that made it subject, in hope
For sorrow, cometh not forth out of the dust, - nor, out of the ground, sprouteth trouble.
Man that is born of a woman, is of few days, and full of trouble:
How oft, the lamp of the lawless, goeth out, and their calamity, cometh upon them, Sorrows, apportioneth he in his anger;
For we are consumed in thine anger, And, in thy wrath, are we dismayed;
For what hath the man for all his toil, and for the striving of his heart, - wherein, he himself, toiled under the sun?
Even all his days, are spent in darkness and mourning, - and he is very morose, and is sad and angry.
These things, have I spoken unto you, that, in me, ye may have, peace: In the world, ye have, tribulation; but be taking courage, - I, have overcome the world.
And, some, fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and, fruit, it yielded not;