Parallel Verses

Amplified

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field.

New American Standard Bible

"Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field;

King James Version

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Holman Bible

It will produce thorns and thistles for you,
and you will eat the plants of the field.

International Standard Version

It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you'll eat the plants from the meadows.

A Conservative Version

Also, thorns and thistles it shall bring forth to thee, and thou shall eat the herb of the field.

American Standard Version

thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Bible in Basic English

Thorns and waste plants will come up, and the plants of the field will be your food;

Darby Translation

and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the grass of the field;

Julia Smith Translation

And thorns and weeds shall it cause to sprout forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the green herb of the field.

King James 2000

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the plants of the field;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And thorns and thistles shall sprout for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field.

Modern King James verseion

It shall also bring forth thorns and thistles to you, and you shall eat the herb of the field.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and it shall bear thorns and thistles unto thee. And thou shalt eat the herbs of the field:

NET Bible

It will produce thorns and thistles for you, but you will eat the grain of the field.

New Heart English Bible

Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.

The Emphasized Bible

Thorn also and thistle, shall it shoot forth to thee, - when thou hast come to eat of the herb of the field:

Webster

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

World English Bible

Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.

Youngs Literal Translation

and thorn and bramble it doth bring forth to thee, and thou hast eaten the herb of the field;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קץ קוץ 
Qowts 
Usage: 12

and thistles
דּרדּר 
Dardar 
Usage: 2

צמח 
Tsamach 
Usage: 33

to thee and thou shalt eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the herb
עשׂב 
`eseb 
Usage: 33

References

Context Readings

God Pronounces Judgment

17 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. 18 Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth for you, and you shall eat the plants of the field. 19 In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you shall return.



Cross References

Joshua 23:13

Know with certainty that the Lord your God will not continue to drive these nations from before you; but they shall be a snare and trap to you, and a scourge in your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which the Lord your God has given you.

Job 1:21

And said, Naked (without possessions) came I [into this world] from my mother's womb, and naked (without possessions) shall I depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; blessed (praised and magnified in worship) be the name of the Lord!

Job 5:5

His harvest the hungry eat and take it even [when it grows] among the thorns; the snare opens for [his] wealth.

Job 31:40

Let thistles grow instead of wheat and cockleburs instead of barley. The [controversial] words of Job [with his friends] are ended.

Psalm 90:3

You turn man back to dust and corruption, and say, Return, O sons of the earthborn [to the earth]!

Psalm 104:2

[You are the One] Who covers Yourself with light as with a garment, Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain or a tent,

Psalm 104:14-15

He causes vegetation to grow for the cattle, and all that the earth produces for man to cultivate, that he may bring forth food out of the earth -- "

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and snares are in the way of the obstinate and willful; he who guards himself will be far from them.

Proverbs 24:31

And, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles were covering its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Isaiah 5:6

And I will lay it waste; it shall not be pruned or cultivated, but there shall come up briers and thorns. I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

Isaiah 7:23

And in that day, in every place where there used to be a thousand vines worth a thousand silver shekels, there will be briers and thorns.

Isaiah 32:13

For the land of my people growing over with thorns and briers -- "yes, for all the houses of joy in the joyous city.

Jeremiah 4:3

For thus says the Lord to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem: Break up your ground left uncultivated for a season, so that you may not sow among thorns.

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat but have reaped thorns; they have worn themselves out but without profit. And they shall be ashamed of your [lack of] harvests and revenues because of the fierce and glowing anger of the Lord.

Matthew 13:7

Other seeds fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked them out.

Romans 14:2

One [man's faith permits him to] believe he may eat anything, while a weaker one [limits his] eating to vegetables.

Hebrews 6:8

But if [that same soil] persistently bears thorns and thistles, it is considered worthless and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned.

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