Parallel Verses

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."

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 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.

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 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." 20 And Adam called his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all that liveth.



Cross References

Psalm 104:29

But when thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; when thou takest away their breath, they die, and are turned again to their dust.

Genesis 2:7

Then the LORD God shope man, even of the mold of the earth, and breathed into his face the breath of life. So man was made a living soul.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

Or dust be turned again unto earth from whence it came, and or the spirit return unto God, which gave it.

Job 34:15

All flesh shall come together unto naught, and all men shall turn again unto earth.

Psalm 90:3

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

Ecclesiastes 3:20

They go all unto one place, for as they be all of dust, so shall they all turn unto dust again.

2 Thessalonians 3:10

For when we were with you, this we warned you of, that if there were any which would not work, that the same should not eat.

Genesis 18:27

And Abraham answered and said, "Behold, I have taken upon me to speak unto the LORD, and yet am but dust and ashes.

Genesis 23:4

"I am a stranger and a foreigner among you; give me a possession to bury in with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight."

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 17:13-16

Though I tarry never so much, yet the grave is my house, and I must make my bed in the dark.

Job 19:26

that I shall be clothed again with this skin, and see God in my flesh.

Job 21:26

Now sleep they both alike in the earth, and the worms cover them.

Psalm 22:15

My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaveth to my gums, and thou shalt bring me into the dust of death.

Psalm 22:29

All such as be fat upon earth have eaten and worshipped. All they that go down into the dust shall kneel before him; and no man hath quickened his own soul.

Psalm 103:14

For he knoweth whereof we be made, he remembereth that we are but dust;

Proverbs 21:16

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

Ecclesiastes 1:3

For what else hath a man, of all the labor that he taketh under the Sun?

Ecclesiastes 1:13

applied my mind to seek out and search for the knowledge of all things that are done under heaven. Such travail and labor hath God given to the children of men, to exercise themselves therein.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

Like as he came naked out of his mother's womb, so goeth he thither again, and carryeth nothing away with him of all his labour.

Daniel 12:2

Many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth, shall awake, some to everlasting life, some to perpetual shame and reproof.

Romans 5:12-21

Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by the means of sin; And so death went over all men, insomuch that all men sinned.

1 Corinthians 15:21-22

For by a man came death, and by a man came resurrection of the dead.

Ephesians 4:28

Let him that stole, steal no more; but let him rather labour with his hands some good thing, that he may have to give unto him that needeth.

1 Thessalonians 2:9

Ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail. For we laboured day and night, because we would not be grievous unto any of you, and preached unto you the gospel of God.

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