He turneth rivers into a wilderness
A country abounding with rivers, as the country round about Sodom and the land of Canaan were, ( Genesis 13:10 ) ( Deuteronomy 8:7 ) . Such an one is sometimes, by the just judgment of God, turned into a desert.
And the water springs into dry ground:
what was like a well watered garden becomes like dry and barren earth, on which nothing grows.