1Thus the LordaGODshowed me, and behold, He was forming a 1locust-swarmbwhen the springcropbegan to sprout. And behold, the springcrop was after the king'scmowing.
And it came about, dwhen it had 2finishedeating the vegetation of the land, that I said, "3LordGOD, pleasepardon! eHow can Jacobstand, For he is 4small?"
The LORDf5changed His mindaboutthis. "It shall not be," said the LORD.
4Thus the LordGODshowed me, and behold, the LordGOD was calling to contend with them by 6fire, and it consumed the greatdeep and began to consume the gfarmland.
Then I said, "7LordGOD, pleasestop! 8How can Jacobstand, for he is small?"
The LORDh9changed His mindaboutthis. "Thistoo shall not be," said the LordGOD.