Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.

New American Standard Bible

Then to Adam He said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat from it'; Cursed is the ground because of you; In toil you will eat of it All the days of your life.

King James Version

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;

Holman Bible

And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’:The ground is cursed because of you.
You will eat from it by means of painful labor
all the days of your life.

A Conservative Version

And to Adam he said, Because thou have hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shall not eat of it, cursed is the ground for thy sake. In toil thou shall eat of it all

American Standard Version

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 toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Amplified

And to Adam He said, Because you have listened and given heed to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it, the ground is under a curse because of you; in sorrow and toil shall you eat [of the fruits] of it all the days of your life.

Bible in Basic English

And to Adam he said, Because you gave ear to the voice of your wife and took of the fruit of the tree which I said you were not to take, the earth is cursed on your account; in pain you will get your food from it all your life.

Darby Translation

And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed be the ground on thy account; with toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

Julia Smith Translation

And to Adam he said, Because thou didst listen to the voice of thy wife, and thou wilt eat from the tree which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat from it; cursed the earth for thy sake; in labor shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;

King James 2000

And unto Adam he said, Because you have listened unto the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it: cursed is the ground for your sake; in sorrow shall you eat of it all the days of your life;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And to Adam he said, "Because you listened to the voice of your wife and you ate from the tree {from which I forbade you to eat}, the ground [shall be] cursed on your account. In pain you shall eat [from] it all the days of your life.

Modern King James verseion

And to Adam He said, Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it! The ground is cursed for your sake. In pain shall you eat of it all the days of your life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And unto Adam he said, "Forasmuch as thou hast obeyed the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying 'See thou eat not thereof' cursed be the earth for thy sake. In sorrow shalt thou eat thereof all days of thy life:

NET Bible

But to Adam he said, "Because you obeyed your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, 'You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground thanks to you; in painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.

New Heart English Bible

To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground for your sake. In toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.

The Emphasized Bible

And, to the man, he said, Because thou didst hearken to the voice of thy wife, and so didst eat of the tree as to which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, Accursed be the ground for thy sake, In pain, shalt thou eat of it, all the days of thy life;

Webster

And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to 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;

World English Bible

To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground for your sake. In toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.

Youngs Literal Translation

And to the man He said, 'Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and dost eat of the tree concerning which I have charged thee, saying, Thou dost not eat of it, cursed is the ground on thine account; in sorrow thou dost eat of it all days of thy life,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדם 
'Adam 
Usage: 22

he said

Usage: 0

unto the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of thy wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and hast eaten
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

of the tree
עץ 
`ets 
Usage: 329

צוה 
Tsavah 
Usage: 494

Thou shalt not eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

of it cursed
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

is the ground
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

עצּבון 
`itstsabown 
Usage: 3

shalt thou eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

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Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Images Genesis 3:17

Prayers for Genesis 3:17

Context Readings

God Pronounces Judgment

16 He told the woman, "I'll greatly increase the pain of your labor during childbirth. It will be painful for you to bear children, "since your trust is turning toward your husband, and he will dominate you." 17 He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life. 18 It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you'll eat the plants from the meadows.



Cross References

Genesis 5:29

whom he named Noah, because he said, "May this one comfort us from our work, from pain that is caused by our manual labor, and from the ground that the LORD has cursed."

Romans 8:20-22

because the creation has become subject to futility, though not by anything it did. The one who subjected it did so in the certainty

Job 14:1

Human beings born by women are short-lived and full of trouble.

Ecclesiastes 2:22-23

For what does a person gain from everything that he accomplishes and from his inner life struggles that he undergoes while working on earth?

Genesis 2:16-17

The LORD God commanded the man: "You may freely eat from every tree of the garden,

Genesis 3:6

When the woman saw that the tree produced good food, was attractive in appearance, and was desirable for making one wise, she took some of its fruit and ate it. Then she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate some, too.

Genesis 3:11

"Who told you that you are naked?" Godasked. "Did you eat fruit from the tree that I commanded you not to eat?"

1 Samuel 15:23-24

Indeed, rebellion is the sin of divination, and arrogance is iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected this message from the LORD, he has rejected you from being king."

Job 5:6-7

For wickedness doesn't crop up from dust, nor does trouble sprout out of the ground;

Job 21:17

"How often do the wicked have their lights put out? Does calamity ever fall on them? Will God in his anger ever apportion their destruction?

Psalm 90:7-9

Indeed, we are consumed by your anger and terrified by your wrath.

Psalm 127:2

It is useless to get up early and to stay up late, eating the food of exhausting labor truly he gives sleep to those he loves.

Ecclesiastes 1:2-3

"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Absolutely pointless; everything is pointless."

Ecclesiastes 1:13-14

I dedicated myself to using wisdom for study and discovery of everything that is done under heaven. God uses terrible things so human beings will struggle with life.

Ecclesiastes 2:11

Then I examined all of my accomplishments that I had brought about by my own efforts, including the work that I had labored so hard to complete and it was all pointless, like chasing after the wind, and there was nothing to be gained on earth.

Ecclesiastes 2:17

So I hated life, because whatever is done on earth causes me trouble it's all pointless, like chasing after the wind.

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Furthermore, all his days he lives in darkness with great sorrow, anger, and affliction.

Isaiah 24:5-6

The earth lies defiled beneath its inhabitants; because they have transgressed the laws, violated the statutes, and broken the everlasting covenant.

Jeremiah 7:23-24

but I did give them this command: "Obey me and I'll be your God, and you will be my people. Walk in all the ways that I command you so it will go well for you.'

Matthew 22:12

He asked him, "Friend, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?' But the man was speechless.

Matthew 25:26-27

"His master answered him, "You evil and lazy servant! So you knew that I harvested where I haven't planted and gathered where I haven't scattered any seed?

Matthew 25:45

Then he will say to them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you didn't do it for one of the least important of these, you didn't do it for me.'

Luke 19:22

The king told him, "I will judge you by your own words, you evil servant! You knew, did you, that I was a hard man, and that I withdraw what I didn't deposit and harvest what I didn't plant?

John 16:33

I have told you this so that through me you may have peace. In the world you'll have trouble, but be courageous I've overcome the world!"

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says applies to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

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