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Genesis 3:18 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Thorn also and thistle, shall it shoot forth to thee,—when thou hast come to eat of the herb of the field:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and thorn and bramble it doth bring forth to thee, and thou hast eaten the herb of the field;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth to thee, and thou shalt eat the herbs of the earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thornes also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee: and thou shalt eate the herbe of the field.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth to thee, and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thorns x6975
(6975) Complement
קוֹץ
qowts
{kotse}
From H6972 (in the sense of pricking); a thorn.
also y6975
[6975] Standard
קוֹץ
qowts
{kotse}
From H6972 (in the sense of pricking); a thorn.
and thistles 1863
{1863} Prime
דַּרְדַּר
dardar
{dar-dar'}
Of uncertain derivation; a thorn.
shall it bring forth 6779
{6779} Prime
צָמַח
tsamach
{tsaw-makh'}
A primitive root; to sprout (transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
to thee; and thou shalt eat 398
{0398} Prime
אָכַל
'akal
{aw-kal'}
A primitive root; to eat (literally or figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the herb 6212
{6212} Prime
עֵשֶׂב
`eseb
{eh'-seb}
From an unused root meaning to glisten (or be green); grass (or any tender shoot).
of the field; 7704
{7704} Prime
שָׂדֶה
sadeh
{saw-deh'}
From an unused root meaning to spread out; a field (as flat).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 3:17-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 3:17-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 3:18

(t) Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;

(t) These are not the natural fruit of the earth, but proceed from the corruption of sin.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
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.
Proverbs 22:5 Thorns [and] snares [are] in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.
Proverbs 24:31 And, lo, 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 digged; but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.
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 silverlings, it shall [even] be for briers and thorns.
Isaiah 32:13 Upon the land of my people shall come up thorns [and] briers; yea, upon all the houses of joy [in] the joyous city:
Jeremiah 4:3 For thus saith 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: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce anger of the LORD.
Matthew 13:7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:
Hebrews 6:8 But that which beareth thorns and briers [is] rejected, and [is] nigh unto 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 hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.
Psalms 90:3 Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.
Psalms 104:2 Who coverest [thyself] with light as [with] a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:
Psalms 104:14-15 He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; ... And wine [that] maketh glad the heart of man, [and] oil to make [his] face to shine, and bread [which] strengtheneth man's heart.
Romans 14:2 For one believeth that he may eat all things: another, who is weak, eateth herbs.
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Jsh 23:13. Jb 1:21; 5:5; 31:40. Ps 90:3; 104:2, 14. Pv 22:5; 24:31. Is 5:6; 7:23; 32:13. Jr 4:3; 12:13. Mt 13:7. Ro 14:2. He 6:8.

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