Deuteronomy 28:38
Good News Translation
"You will plant plenty of seed, but reap only a small harvest, because the locusts will eat your crops.

Contemporary English Version
You will plant a lot of seed, but gather a small harvest, because locusts will eat your crops.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt cast much seed into the ground, and gather little: because the locusts shall consume all.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt cast much seed into the ground, and gather little: because the locusts shall consume all.

shalt carry

Isaiah 5:10 For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.

Micah 6:15 Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap: thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not be anointed with oil: and the new wine, but shalt not drink the wine.

Haggai 1:6 You have sowed much, and brought in little: you have eaten, but have not had enough: you have drunk, but have not been filled with drink: you have clothed yourselves, but have not been warmed: and he that hath earned wages, put them into a bag with holes.

for the locust

Exodus 10:14,15 And they came up over the whole land of Egypt; and rested in all the coasts of the Egyptians, innumerable, the like as had not been before that time, nor shall be hereafter. . . .

Joel 1:4 That which the palmerworm hath left, the locust hath eaten: and that which the locust hath left, the bruchus hath eaten: and that which the bruchus hath left, the mildew hath destroyed.

Joel 2:3,25 Before the face thereof a devouring fire, and behind it a burning flame: the land is like a garden of pleasure before it, and behind it a desolate wilderness, neither is there any one that can escape it. . . .

Amos 4:9 I struck you with a burning wind, and with mildew, the palmerworm hath eaten up your many gardens, and your vineyards: your olive groves, and fig groves: yet you returned not to me, saith the Lord.

Amos 7:1,2 But behold, I will raise up a nation against you, O house of Israel, saith the Lord the God of hosts; and they shall destroy you from the entrance of Emath, even to the torrent of the desert. . . .

Context
The Curses of Disobedience
37And thou shalt be lost, as a proverb and a byword to all people, among whom the Lord shall bring thee in. 38Thou shalt cast much seed into the ground, and gather little: because the locusts shall consume all.39Thou shalt plant a vineyard, and dig it, and shalt not drink the wine, nor gather any thing thereof: because it shall be wasted with worms.…
Cross References
Exodus 10:4
But if thou resist, and wilt not let them go, behold I will bring in to-morrow the locusts into thy coasts;

Exodus 10:14
And they came up over the whole land of Egypt; and rested in all the coasts of the Egyptians, innumerable, the like as had not been before that time, nor shall be hereafter.

Deuteronomy 28:42
The blast shall consume all the trees and the fruits of thy ground.

1 Kings 8:37
If a famine arise in the land, or a pestilence, or corrupt air, or blasting, or locust, or mildew; if their enemy afflict them, besieging the gates, whatsoever plague, whatsoever infirmity,

Isaiah 5:10
For ten acres of vineyard shall yield one little measure, and thirty bushels of seed shall yield three bushels.

Jeremiah 12:13
They have sown wheat, and reaped thorns: they have received an inheritance, and it shall not profit them: you shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce wrath of the Lord.

Joel 1:4
That which the palmerworm hath left, the locust hath eaten: and that which the locust hath left, the bruchus hath eaten: and that which the bruchus hath left, the mildew hath destroyed.

Micah 6:15
Thou shalt sow, but shalt not reap: thou shalt tread the olives, but shalt not be anointed with oil: and the new wine, but shalt not drink the wine.

Haggai 1:6
You have sowed much, and brought in little: you have eaten, but have not had enough: you have drunk, but have not been filled with drink: you have clothed yourselves, but have not been warmed: and he that hath earned wages, put them into a bag with holes.

Malachi 2:3
Behold, I will cast the shoulder to you, and will scatter upon your face the dung of your solemnities, and it shall take you away with it.

Additional Translations
You will sow much seed in the field but harvest little, because the locusts will consume it.You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Thou shalt carry forth much seed into the field, and thou shalt bring in little, because the locust shall devour it.

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall devour it.

Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.

Thou shalt carry much seed into the field, and shalt gather but little: for the locust shall consume it.

You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.

'Much seed thou dost take out into the field, and little thou dost gather in, for the locust doth consume it;
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