It has 1made my vine a waste And my figtreeasplinters. It has stripped them bare and cast them away ; Their branches have becomewhite.
82Wail like a virgin3girded with sackcloth For the bridegroom of her youth.
The 4grain offering and the drinkoffering are cutoff From the house of the LORD. The 5priestsmourn, The ministers of the LORD.
The field is 6ruined, 7The landmourns ; For the grain is ruined, The newwinedries up, Freshoilbfails.
11c8Be ashamed, O farmers, Wail, O vinedressers, For the wheat and the barley ; Because the 9harvest of the field is destroyed.
The 10vinedries up And the figtreedfails ; The 11pomegranate, the 12palmalso, and the e13appletree, All the trees of the fielddry up. Indeed, 14rejoicingdries up From the sons of men.
1315Girdyourselves with sackcloth And lament, O priests ; 16Wail, O ministers of the altar ! Come, 17spend the night in sackcloth O ministers of my God, For the grain offering and the drinkoffering Are withheld from the house of your God.
1418Consecrate a fast, Proclaim a 19solemnassembly ; Gather the elders And all the inhabitants of the land To the house of the LORD your God, And 20cry out to the LORD.
1521Alas for the day ! For the 22day of the LORD is near, And it will come as 23destruction from the fAlmighty.
Has not 24food been cutoffbefore our eyes, Gladness and 25joy from the house of our God ?
The g26seedsshrivelunder their hclods ; The storehouses are desolate, The barns are torndown, For the grain is dried up.
18How27the beastsgroan ! The herds of cattlewanderaimlesslyBecausethere is nopasture for them; Even the flocks of sheepisuffer.