Genesis 3:18

“Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thornes also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee: and thou shalt eate the herbe of the field.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Both thorns and thistles it shall grow for you; And you will eat the plants of the field;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Thorns and waste plants will come up, and the plants of the field will be your food;
- Basic English Bible

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

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
- Webster's Bible

Thorns also and thistles will it bring forth to you; and you will eat the herb of the field.
- World English Bible

and thorn and bramble it doth bring forth to thee, and thou hast eaten the herb of the field;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 3:18

  • Ra-Moan for verse 18
    Genesis 3:21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them. You can punish chastise a child for disobeying, but can you cruelly and unjustly punish that child? GOD made us like HIM, to have desire and have to deny it.
  • KS REDDY Genesis 9:4 4 But you must not eat meat that has its lifeblood still in it. We can still eat meat but, animals still containing blood in it may not be consumed therefore it signifies life.
  • God ordered mankind to eat herbs after sin before sin Adam and Eve ate Nuts and Fruits
  • K S REDDY for verse 18
    God ordered to eat herbs.Are we not disobeying him by eating animal/fish/fowls?

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