Joel 1:4-7 NIV

4 What the locust1 swarm has left the great locusts have eaten; what the great locusts have left the young locusts have eaten; what the young locusts have left2 other locustsa have eaten.3

References for Joel 1:4

    • a 1:4 - The precise meaning of the four Hebrew words used here for locusts is uncertain.
      5 Wake up, you drunkards, and weep! Wail, all you drinkers of wine;4 wail because of the new wine, for it has been snatched5 from your lips.

      References for Joel 1:5

      6 A nation has invaded my land, powerful and without number;6 it has the teeth7 of a lion, the fangs of a lioness.

      References for Joel 1:6

      7 It has laid waste8 my vines and ruined my fig trees.9 It has stripped off their bark and thrown it away, leaving their branches white.

      References for Joel 1:7