Genesis 3:18
New International Version
It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field.

New Living Translation
It will grow thorns and thistles for you, though you will eat of its grains.

English Standard Version
thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you; and you shall eat the plants of the field.

Berean Study Bible
Both thorns and thistles it will yield for you, and you will eat the plants 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;

New King James Version
Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for you, And you shall eat the herb of the field.

King James Bible
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Christian Standard Bible
It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field.

Contemporary English Version
Your food will be plants, but the ground will produce thorns and thistles.

Good News Translation
It will produce weeds and thorns, and you will have to eat wild plants.

Holman Christian Standard 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.

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 plants of the field.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The ground will grow thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat wild plants.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.

New American Standard 1977
“Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you shall eat the plants of the field;

Jubilee Bible 2000
thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the grass of the field;

King James 2000 Bible
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the plants of the field;

American King James Version
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you 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;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth to thee, and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou eat the herbs of the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.

English Revised Version
thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Young's Literal Translation
and thorn and bramble it doth bring forth to thee, and thou hast eaten the herb of the field;
Study Bible
The Punishment of Mankind
17And to Adam He said: “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you not to eat, cursed is the ground because of you; through toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. 18Both thorns and thistles it will yield you, and you will eat the plants of the field. 19By the sweat of your brow you will eat your bread, until you return to the ground—because out of it were you taken. For dust you are, and to dust you shall return.”…
Cross References
Genesis 3:17
And to Adam He said: "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife and have eaten of the tree from which I commanded you not to eat, cursed is the ground because of you; through toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.

Genesis 3:19
By the sweat of your brow you will eat your bread, until you return to the ground--because out of it were you taken. For dust you are, and to dust you shall return."

Proverbs 24:31
Thorns had grown up everywhere, thistles had covered the ground, and the stone wall was broken down.

Treasury of Scripture

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the herb of the field;

Thorns.

Joshua 23:13
Know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no more drive out any of these nations from before you; but they shall be snares and traps unto you, and scourges in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye perish from off this good land which the LORD your God hath given you.

Job 5:5
Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, and taketh it even out of the thorns, and the robber swalloweth up their substance.

Job 31:40
Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

bring forth.

Job 1:21
And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.

Psalm 90:3
Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.

Psalm 104:2,14,15
Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain: …

Lexicon
Both thorns
וְק֥וֹץ (wə·qō·wṣ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6975: A thorn, thornbush

and thistles
וְדַרְדַּ֖ר (wə·ḏar·dar)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1863: Thistles

it {will} yield
תַּצְמִ֣יחַֽ (taṣ·mî·aḥ)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6779: To sprout, spring up

you,
לָ֑ךְ (lāḵ)
Preposition | second person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew

and you {will} eat
וְאָכַלְתָּ֖ (wə·’ā·ḵal·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

the plants
עֵ֥שֶׂב (‘ê·śeḇ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6212: Herb, herbage

of the field.
הַשָּׂדֶֽה׃ (haś·śā·ḏeh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7704: Field, land
Verse 18. - Thorns also and thistles. Terms occurring only here and in Hosed 10:8 = the similar expressions in Isaiah 5:6; Isaiah 7:23 (Kalisch, Keil, Macdonald). Shall it bring forth to thee. I.e. these shall be its spontaneous productions; if thou desirest anything else thou must labor for it. And thou shalt eat the herb of the field. "Not the fruit of paradise" (Wordsworth), but "the lesser growths sown by his own toil" (Alford) - an intimation that henceforth man was "to be deprived of his former delicacies to such an extent as to be compelled to use, in addition, the herbs which had been designed only for brute animals;" and perhaps also "a consolation," as if promising that, notwithstanding the thorns and thistles, "it should still yield him sustenance" (Calvin).
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