New International Version
You will sow much seed in the field but you will harvest little, because locusts will devour it.
King James Bible
Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall devour it.
World English Bible
You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.
Young's Literal Translation
'Much seed thou dost take out into the field, and little thou dost gather in, for the locust doth consume it;
Deuteronomy 28:38 Parallel
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Can any thing be conceived more dreadful than the calamities threatened in these verses?
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'Because thou servedst not the Lord thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things; 48. Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies ... in want of all things: and He shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until He have destroyed thee.'--DEUT. xxviii. 47, 48 The history of Israel is a picture on the large scale of what befalls every man. A service--we are all born to obedience, to depend on and follow some person or thing. There is only a choice of services; and …
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If you refuse to let them go, I will bring locusts into your country tomorrow.
they invaded all Egypt and settled down in every area of the country in great numbers. Never before had there been such a plague of locusts, nor will there ever be again.
Swarms of locusts will take over all your trees and the crops of your land.
1 Kings 8:37
"When famine or plague comes to the land, or blight or mildew, locusts or grasshoppers, or when an enemy besieges them in any of their cities, whatever disaster or disease may come,
A ten-acre vineyard will produce only a bath of wine; a homer of seed will yield only an ephah of grain."
They will sow wheat but reap thorns; they will wear themselves out but gain nothing. They will bear the shame of their harvest because of the LORD's fierce anger."
What the locust swarm has left the great locusts have eaten; what the great locusts have left the young locusts have eaten; what the young locusts have left other locusts have eaten.
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