Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 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 It shall also bring forth thorns and thistles to you, and you shall eat the herb of the field. 19 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. 20 And Adam called his wife's name Eve, because she was the mother of all living.



Cross References

Psalm 104:29

You hide Your face, they are troubled; You take away their breath, they die and return to their dust.

Genesis 2:7

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

Ecclesiastes 12:7

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

Job 34:15

all flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again to dust.

Psalm 90:3

You turn man to dust, and say, Return, sons of men.

Ecclesiastes 3:20

All go to one place; all are of the dust, and all return to dust again.

2 Thessalonians 3:10

For even when we were with you, we commanded you this, that if anyone would not work, neither should he eat.

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak to Jehovah, who am but dust and ashes.

Genesis 23:4

I am a stranger and a visitor with you. Give me a possession of a burying place with you, so that I may bury my dead out of my sight.

Job 1:21

And he said, I came naked out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return there. Jehovah gave, and Jehovah has taken away. Blessed be the name of Jehovah.

Job 17:13-16

If I wait for the grave as my home, I have made my bed in the darkness;

Job 19:26

and even after they corrupt my skin, yet this: in my flesh I shall see God,

Job 21:26

They lie down together in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and My tongue clings to My jaws;

Psalm 22:29

All the fat ones on the earth shall eat and worship; all those who go down to the dust shall bow before Him; and none can keep alive his own soul.

Psalm 103:14

For He knows our form; He remembers that we are dust.

Proverbs 21:16

The man who wanders out of the way of understanding shall rest in the assembly of departed spirits.

Ecclesiastes 1:3

What is the profit to a man in all his labor which he labors under the sun?

Ecclesiastes 1:13

And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all which is done under the heavens. It is a sad task God has given to the sons of men to be humbled by it.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

As he came forth from his mother's womb naked, he shall return to go as he came. And from his labor he may not carry anything that may go in his hand.

Daniel 12:2

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

Romans 5:12-21

Therefore, even as through one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin, and so death passed on all men inasmuch as all sinned:

1 Corinthians 15:21-22

For since death is through man, the resurrection of the dead also is through a Man.

Ephesians 4:28

Let him who stole steal no more, but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, so that he may have something to give to him who needs.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

For, brothers, you remember our labor and toil. For laboring night and day in order not to put a burden on any one of you, we preached the gospel of God to you.

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