Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and it shall bear thorns and thistles unto thee. And thou shalt eat the herbs 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;

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.

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, "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: 18 and it shall bear thorns and thistles unto thee. And thou shalt eat the herbs of the field: 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return unto the earth whence thou wast taken: for earth thou art, and unto earth shalt thou return."



Cross References

Joshua 23:13

be sure that the LORD your God will not cast out all these nations before you. But they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges for your sides, and pricks in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God hath given you.

Job 1:21

and said, "Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I turn thither again. The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; now blessed be the name of the LORD."

Job 5:5

that his harvest was eaten up of the hungry; that the weaponed man had spoiled it, and that the thirsty had drunk up his riches.

Job 31:40

then let thistles grow instead of my wheat, and thorns for my barley."

Psalm 90:3

Thou turnest man to destruction; Again, thou sayest, "Come again, ye children of men."

Psalm 104:2

Thou deckest thyself with light, as it were with a garment, and spreadest out the heaven like a curtain -

Psalm 104:14-15

Thou bringest forth grass for the cattle, and green herbs for the service of men.

Proverbs 22:5

Spears and snares are in the way of the froward; but he that will keep his soul, let him flee from such.

Proverbs 24:31

And lo, it was all covered with nettles, and stood full of thistles, and the stone wall was broken down.

Isaiah 5:6

I will lay it waste, that it shall neither be twisted nor cut, but bear thorns and briers. I will also forbid the clouds, that they shall not rain upon it.

Isaiah 7:23

At the same time all vineyards - though there be a thousand vines in one, and were sold for a thousand silverlings - shall be turned to briers and thorns.

Isaiah 32:13

My people's field shall bring thorns and thistles, for in every house is voluptuousness; and in the cities, willfulness.

Jeremiah 4:3

For thus sayeth the LORD, to all Judah and Jerusalem, "Plow your land, and sow not among the thorns.

Jeremiah 12:13

They shall sow wheat, and reap thorns. They shall take heritage in possession, but it shall do them no good. And ye shall be confounded of your own winnings, because of the great wrath of the LORD."

Matthew 13:7

Some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprung up and choked it.

Romans 14:2

One believeth that he may eat all things. Another, which is weak, eateth herbs.

Hebrews 6:8

but that ground, which beareth thorns and briars, is reproved, and is nigh unto cursing: whose end is to be burned.

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