17 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,’(A)

“Cursed(B) is the ground(C) because of you;
    through painful toil(D) you will eat food from it
    all the days of your life.(E)

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17 You bring new witnesses against me(A)
    and increase your anger toward me;(B)
    your forces come against me wave upon wave.(C)

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35 They conceive trouble(A) and give birth to evil;(B)
    their womb fashions deceit.”

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Surely I was sinful(A) at birth,(B)
    sinful from the time my mother conceived me.

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Even from birth the wicked go astray;
    from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies.

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10 Our days may come to seventy years,(A)
    or eighty,(B) if our strength endures;
yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow,(C)
    for they quickly pass, and we fly away.(D)

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Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity,(A)
    and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.(B)

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