17 ¶ Also to Adam he said, Because thou hast obeyed the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, (whereof I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it) [a]cursed is the earth for thy sake: in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life.
18 [b]Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee, and thou shalt eat the herb of the field.
Genesis 3:17The transgression of God’s commandment was the cause that both mankind and all other creatures were subject to the curse.
Genesis 3:18These are not the natural fruits of the earth, but proceed of the corruption of sin.
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