Jeremiah 14:1-6 NIV

Drought, Famine, Sword

1 This is the word of the LORD to Jeremiah concerning the drought:1

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2 "Judah mourns,2 her cities languish; they wail for the land, and a cry goes up from Jerusalem.

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3 The nobles send their servants for water; they go to the cisterns but find no water.3 They return with their jars unfilled; dismayed and despairing, they cover their heads.4

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4 The ground is cracked because there is no rain in the land;5 the farmers are dismayed and cover their heads.

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5 Even the doe in the field deserts her newborn fawn because there is no grass.6

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6 Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights7 and pant like jackals; their eyesight fails for lack of pasture."8

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