New International Version
To Adam he said, "Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, 'You must not eat from it,' "Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat food from it all the days of your life.
King James Bible
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
Darby Bible Translation
And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed be the ground on thy account; with toil shalt thou eat [of] it all the days of thy life;
World English Bible
To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, 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 toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.
Young's Literal Translation
And to the man He said, 'Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and dost eat of the tree concerning which I have charged thee, saying, Thou dost not eat of it, cursed is the ground on thine account; in sorrow thou dost eat of it all days of thy life,
Genesis 3:17 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Unto Adam he said - The man being the last in the transgression is brought up last to receive his sentence: Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife - "thou wast not deceived, she only gave and counseled thee to eat; this thou shouldst have resisted;" and that he did not is the reason of his condemnation. Cursed is the ground for thy sake - from henceforth its fertility shall be greatly impaired; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it - be in continual perplexity concerning the seed time and the harvest, the cold and the heat, the wet and the dry. How often are all the fruits of man's toll destroyed by blasting, by mildew, by insects, wet weather, land floods, etc.! Anxiety and carefulness are the laboring man's portion.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryEden Lost and Restored
'So He drove out the man: and He placed at the east of the garden of Eden cherubims and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.' --GENESIS iii. 24. 'Blessed are they that do His commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.' REVELATION xxii. 14. Better is the end of a thing than the beginning.' Eden was fair, but the heavenly city shall be fairer. The Paradise regained is an advance on the Paradise …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
God Willing that all Men Should be Saved.
The First Lie.
Adam. Gen 3:09
For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope
But land that produces thorns and thistles is worthless and is in danger of being cursed. In the end it will be burned.
It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field.
He named him Noah and said, "He will comfort us in the labor and painful toil of our hands caused by the ground the LORD has cursed."
The LORD smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: "Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.
Yet man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward.
"Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.
Jump to PreviousAdam Ate Commanded Cursed Eat Eaten Ground Hearkened Life Painful Sake Sorrow Toil Tree Voice Wife Wife's
Jump to NextAdam Ate Commanded Cursed Eat Eaten Ground Hearkened Life Painful Sake Sorrow Toil Tree Voice Wife Wife's
LinksGenesis 3:17 NIV
Genesis 3:17 NLT
Genesis 3:17 ESV
Genesis 3:17 NASB
Genesis 3:17 KJV
Genesis 3:17 Bible Apps
Genesis 3:17 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 3:17 Chinese Bible
Genesis 3:17 French Bible
Genesis 3:17 German Bible
Genesis 3:17 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.