Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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.

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

Then to Adam the Lord God said, “Because you have listened [attentively] to the voice of your wife, and have eaten [fruit] from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’;

The ground is [now] under a curse because of you;
In sorrow and toil you shall eat [the fruit] 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;

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 To the woman he said, Multiplying, I will multiply thy pain and thy conception; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and to thy husband thy desire, and he shall rule over thee. 17 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; 18 And thorns and weeds shall it cause to sprout forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the green herb of the field.



Cross References

Genesis 5:29

And he shall call his name Noah, saying, This shall console us from our work and from the labor of our hands because of the earth which Jehovah cursed it

Romans 8:20-22

For the creation was subject to vanity, not voluntarily, but by him having subjected in hope,

Job 14:1

Man being born of woman is short of days and full of disquiet

Ecclesiastes 2:22-23

For what was to man in all his labor, and in the striving of his heart, he labored under the sun?

Genesis 2:16-17

And Jehovah God will appoint to the man, saying, From every tree of the garden eating, thou shalt eat.

Genesis 3:6

And the woman will see that the tree is good for food, and that it is a desire to the eyes, and a tree desired to make wise; and she will take from its fruit and will eat, and will give also to her man with her, and he will eat

Genesis 3:11

And he will say, Who showed to thee that thou art naked? Of the tree which I charged thee not to eat, didst thou eat from it?

1 Samuel 15:23-24

For the sin of divination, rebellion; and deceit, and the family gods of stubbornness. Because thou didst reject the word of Jehovah, and he will reject thee from being king.

Job 5:6-7

For toil will not come forth from the dust, and labor will not spring up from the earth;

Job 21:17

How often the light of the unjust shall be extinguished, and their destruction will come upon them. He will distribute pains in his anger.

Psalm 90:7-9

For we were finished in thine Anger, and in thy wrath we were terrified.

Psalm 127:2

In vain for you rising early to arise from after sitting; eating the bread of toils: so will he give to his beloved sleep.

Ecclesiastes 1:2-3

Vanity of vanities, said the preacher; vanity of vanities, all vanity.

Ecclesiastes 1:13-14

And I gave my heart to seek and to search out in wisdom concerning all which was done under the heavens: this evil business God gave to the sons of man to be occupied in it

Ecclesiastes 2:11

And I looked upon all my works my hands made, and upon the labor I labored to do, and behold, all vanity and striving of the spirit, and no profit under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 2:17

And I hated life, for evil to me the work done under the sun: for all vanity and striving of the spirit

Ecclesiastes 5:17

Also all his days in darkness shall he eat, and much vexation and his sickness and his anger.

Isaiah 24:5-6

And the earth was polluted under its inhabitants, for they passed by the instructions, they changed the law, they broke the eternal covenant

Jeremiah 7:23-24

But this word I commanded them, saying, Hear to my voice, and I was to you for God, and in shall be to me for a people: and go in all the ways which I shall command you, so that it shall be well to you.

Matthew 22:12

And he says to him, Friend, how camest thou in here, not having a garment of the nuptial feast? And he was muzzled.

Matthew 25:26-27

And his lord having answered, said to him, O evil and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I scattered not:

Matthew 25:45

Then shall he answer them saying, Inasmuch as ye did not to one of the least of these, ye did not to me.

Luke 19:22

And he said to him, Out of thy month will I judge thee, O evil servant. Thou knewest that I am an austere man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I sowed not:

John 16:33

These have I spoken to you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world shall ye have pressure; but take courage; I have conquered the world.

Romans 3:19

And we know that whatever says the law, it speaks to them in the law: that every mouth be shut, and all the world be culpable to God.

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