Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the herb of the field;
Treasury of Scripture
Joshua 23:13 Know for a certainty that the LORD your God will no more drive out any of these nations from before you...
Job 5:5 Whose harvest the hungry eats up, and takes it even out of the thorns, and the robber swallows up their substance.
Job 31:40 Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.
Proverbs 22:5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the fraudulent: he that does keep his soul shall be far from them.
Proverbs 24:31 And, see, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Isaiah 5:6 And I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor dig; but there shall come up briers and thorns...
Isaiah 7:23 And it shall come to pass in that day, that every place shall be, where there were a thousand vines at a thousand sliver coins...
Isaiah 32:13 On the land of my people shall come up thorns and briers; yes, on all the houses of joy in the joyous city:
Jeremiah 4:3 For thus said the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.
Jeremiah 12:13 They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns: they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit...
Matthew 13:7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
Hebrews 6:8 But that which bears thorns and briers is rejected, and is near to cursing; whose end is to be burned.
bring forth. Heb. cause to bud. herb.
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 has taken away...
Psalm 90:3 You turn man to destruction; and say, Return, you children of men.
Psalm 104:2,14,15 Who cover yourself with light as with a garment: who stretch out the heavens like a curtain...
Romans 14:2 For one believes that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eats herbs.
ContextThe Punishment of Mankind
16To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; in sorrow you shall bring forth children; and your desire shall be to your husband, and he shall rule over you. 17And to Adam he said, Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it: cursed is the ground for your sake; in sorrow shall you eat of it all the days of your life; 18Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to you; and you shall eat the herb of the field; 19In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return to the ground; for out of it were you taken: for dust you are, and to dust shall you return. 20And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
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.
King James Bible
Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt 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;