17 Then to Adam He said, (A)“Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree (B)of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’:

(C)“Cursed is the ground for your sake;
(D)In toil you shall eat of it
All the days of your life.
18 Both thorns and thistles it shall [a]bring forth for you,
And (E)you shall eat the herb of the field.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 3:18 cause to grow