39 You will plant vineyards and cultivate them but you will not drink the wine or gather the grapes, because worms will eat them.
40 You will have olive trees throughout your country but you will not use the oil, because the olives will drop off.
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41 You will have sons and daughters but you will not keep them, because they will go into captivity.
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      42 Swarms of locusts will take over all your trees and the crops of your land.
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      43 The foreigners who reside among you will rise above you higher and higher, but you will sink lower and lower.
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          44 They will lend to you, but you will not lend to them. They will be the head, but you will be the tail.
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              45 All these curses will come on you. They will pursue you and overtake you until you are destroyed, because you did not obey the LORD your God and observe the commands and decrees he gave you.
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              46 They will be a sign and a wonder to you and your descendants forever.
              47 Because you did not serve the LORD your God joyfully and gladly in the time of prosperity,
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              48 therefore in hunger and thirst, in nakedness and dire poverty, you will serve the enemies the LORD sends against you. He will put an iron yoke on your neck until he has destroyed you.
              49 The LORD will bring a nation against you from far away, from the ends of the earth, like an eagle swooping down, a nation whose language you will not understand,