Joel 1:8-13 NIV

8 Mourn like a virgin in sackcloth grieving for the betrothed of her youth.

References for Joel 1:8

9 Grain offerings and drink offerings are cut off from the house of the LORD. The priests are in mourning, those who minister before the LORD.

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10 The fields are ruined, the ground is dried up; the grain is destroyed, the new wine is dried up, the olive oil fails.

References for Joel 1:10

11 Despair, you farmers, wail, you vine growers; grieve for the wheat and the barley, because the harvest of the field is destroyed.

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12 The vine is dried up and the fig tree is withered; the pomegranate, the palm and the applea tree— all the trees of the field—are dried up. Surely the people’s joy is withered away.

References for Joel 1:12

    • b 1:12 - Or possibly "apricot"

      A Call to Lamentation

      13 Put on sackcloth, you priests, and mourn; wail, you who minister before the altar. Come, spend the night in sackcloth, you who minister before my God; for the grain offerings and drink offerings are withheld from the house of your God.

      References for Joel 1:13