Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

Amplified


“Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you;
And you shall eat the plants 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.

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 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; 18 thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; 19 in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.



Cross References

Joshua 23:13

know for a certainty that Jehovah your God will no more drive these nations from out of your sight; but they shall be a snare and a trap unto you, and a scourge in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which Jehovah your God hath given you.

Job 1:21

and he said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: Jehovah gave, and Jehovah hath taken away; blessed be the name of Jehovah.

Job 5:5

Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, And taketh it even out of the thorns; And the snare gapeth for their substance.

Job 31:40

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, And cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Psalm 90:3

Thou turnest man to destruction, And sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Psalm 104:2

Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment; Who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain;

Psalm 104:14-15

He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, And herb for the service of man; That he may bring forth food out of the earth,

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and'snares are in the way of the perverse: He that keepeth his soul shall be far from them.

Proverbs 24:31

And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, The face thereof was covered with nettles, And the stone wall thereof was broken down.

Isaiah 5:6

and I will lay it waste; it shall not be pruned nor hoed; 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 it shall come to pass in that day, that every place, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand silverlings, shall be for briers and thorns.

Isaiah 32:13

Upon the land of my people shall come up thorns and briers; yea, upon all the houses of joy in the joyous city.

Jeremiah 4:3

For thus saith Jehovah to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing: and ye shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.

Matthew 13:7

And others fell upon the thorns; and the thorns grew up and choked them:

Romans 14:2

One man hath faith to eat all things: but he that is weak eateth herbs.

Hebrews 6:8

but if it beareth thorns and thistles, it is rejected and nigh unto a curse; whose end is to be burned.

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