Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.

New American Standard Bible

By the sweat of your face
You will eat bread,
Till you return to the ground,
Because from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow
until you return to the ground,
since you were taken from it.
For you are dust,
and you will return to dust.”

International Standard Version

You will eat food by the sweat of your brow until you're buried in the ground, because you were taken from it. You're made from dust and you'll return to dust."

A Conservative Version

In the sweat of thy face thou shall eat bread, till thou return to the ground, for out of it thou were taken. For thou are dust, and to dust thou shall return.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified


“By the sweat of your face
You will eat bread
Until you return to the ground,
For from it you were taken;
For you are dust,
And to dust you shall return.”

Bible in Basic English

With the hard work of your hands you will get your bread till you go back to the earth from which you were taken: for dust you are and to the dust you will go back.

Julia Smith Translation

In the sweat of thy face thou shalt eat food until thy turning back to the earth; for out of it thou wert taken; for dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou turn back.

King James 2000

In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return unto the ground; for out of it were you taken: for dust you are, and unto dust shall you return.

Lexham Expanded Bible

By the sweat of your brow you shall eat bread, until your return to the ground. For from it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Modern King James verseion

In the sweat of your face you shall 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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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."

NET Bible

By the sweat of your brow you will eat food until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you will return."

New Heart English Bible

By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

The Emphasized Bible

In the sweat of thy face, shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground, because therefrom, wast thou taken, - For, dust, thou art, And, unto dust, shalt thou return.

Webster

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou shalt return to the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and to dust shalt thou return.

World English Bible

By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Youngs Literal Translation

by the sweat of thy face thou dost eat bread till thy return unto the ground, for out of it hast thou been taken, for dust thou art, and unto dust thou turnest back.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In the sweat
זעה 
Ze`ah 
Usage: 1

shalt thou eat
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

עד 
`ad 
by, as long, hitherto, when, how long, as yet
Usage: 784

thou return
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

unto the ground
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

for out of it wast thou taken
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

thou
אתּנּה אתּנה אתּן אתּם אתּי את אתּ אתּהo 
'attah 
thou, you, ye
Usage: 1085

art, and unto dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

References

Context Readings

God Pronounces Judgment

18 and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field. 19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return. 20 And Man called his wife's name Eve; because she is the mother of all living.



Cross References

Psalm 104:29

Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath, they expire and return to their dust.

Genesis 2:7

And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

and the dust return to the earth as it was, and the spirit return unto God who gave it.

Job 34:15

All flesh would expire together, and man would return to the dust.

Psalm 90:3

Thou makest mortal man to return to dust, and sayest, Return, children of men.

Ecclesiastes 3:20

All go unto one place: all are of the dust, and all return to dust.

2 Thessalonians 3:10

For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak unto the Lord; I, who am dust and ashes.

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a sojourner with you; give me a possession of a sepulchre with you, that I may bury my dead from before me.

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 17:13-16

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I spread my bed in the darkness:

Job 19:26

And if after my skin this shall be destroyed, yet from out of my flesh shall I see +God;

Job 21:26

Together they lie down in the dust, and the worms cover them.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my palate; and thou hast laid me in the dust of death.

Psalm 22:29

All the fat ones of the earth shall eat and worship; all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him, and he that cannot keep alive his own soul.

Psalm 103:14

For himself knoweth our frame; he remembereth that we are dust.

Proverbs 21:16

The man that wandereth out of the way of wisdom shall abide in the congregation of the dead.

Ecclesiastes 1:3

What profit hath man of all his labour wherewith he laboureth under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 1:13

And I applied my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that is done under the heavens: this grievous occupation hath God given to the children of men to weary themselves therewith.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

As he came forth from his mother's womb, naked shall he go away again as he came, and shall take nothing of his labour, which he may carry away in his hand.

Daniel 12:2

And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame, to everlasting contempt.

Romans 5:12-21

For this cause, even as by one man sin entered into the world, and by sin death; and thus death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

1 Corinthians 15:21-22

For since by man came death, by man also resurrection of those that are dead.

Ephesians 4:28

Let the stealer steal no more, but rather let him toil, working what is honest with his hands, that he may have to distribute to him that has need.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, not to be chargeable to any one of you, we have preached to you the glad tidings of God.

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