Joel 1:15-20 NIV

15 Alas for that1 day! For the day of the LORD 2 is near; it will come like destruction from the Almighty.a3

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16 Has not the food been cut off4 before our very eyes-- joy and gladness5 from the house of our God?6

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17 The seeds are shriveled beneath the clods.b7 The storehouses are in ruins, the granaries have been broken down, for the grain has dried up.

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    • f 1:17 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      18 How the cattle moan! The herds mill about because they have no pasture;8 even the flocks of sheep are suffering.9

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      19 To you, O LORD, I call,10 for fire11 has devoured the open pastures12 and flames have burned up all the trees of the field.

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      20 Even the wild animals pant for you;13 the streams of water have dried up14 and fire has devoured the open pastures.15

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