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Joel 1:8-18

NRS 8 Lament like a virgin dressed in sackcloth for the husband of her youth. NIV 8 Mourn like a virgin in sackcloth grieving for the husband of her youth. NRS 9 The grain offering and the drink offering are cut off from the house of the Lord. The priests mourn, the ministers of the Lord. NIV 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. NRS 10 The fields are devastated, the ground mourns; for the grain is destroyed, the wine dries up, the oil fails. NIV 10 The fields are ruined, the ground is dried up; the grain is destroyed, the new wine is dried up, the oil fails. NRS 11 Be dismayed, you farmers, wail, you vinedressers, over the wheat and the barley; for the crops of the field are ruined. NIV 11 Despair, you farmers, wail, you vine growers; grieve for the wheat and the barley, because the harvest of the field is destroyed. NRS 12 The vine withers, the fig tree droops. Pomegranate, palm, and apple— all the trees of the field are dried up; surely, joy withers away among the people. NIV 12 The vine is dried up and the fig tree is withered; the pomegranate, the palm and the apple tree-- all the trees of the field--are dried up. Surely the joy of mankind is withered away. NRS 13 Put on sackcloth and lament, you priests; wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, pass the night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God! Grain offering and drink offering are withheld from the house of your God. NIV 13 Put on sackcloth, O 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. NRS 14 Sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly. Gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land to the house of the Lord your God, and cry out to the Lord. NIV 14 Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out to the LORD. NRS 15 Alas for the day! For the day of the Lord is near, and as destruction from the Almighty it comes. NIV 15 Alas for that day! For the day of the LORD is near; it will come like destruction from the Almighty. NRS 16 Is not the food cut off before our eyes, joy and gladness from the house of our God? NIV 16 Has not the food been cut off before our very eyes-- joy and gladness from the house of our God? NRS 17 The seed shrivels under the clods, the storehouses are desolate; the granaries are ruined because the grain has failed. NIV 17 The seeds are shriveled beneath the clods. The storehouses are in ruins, the granaries have been broken down, for the grain has dried up. NRS 18 How the animals groan! The herds of cattle wander about because there is no pasture for them; even the flocks of sheep are dazed. NIV 18 How the cattle moan! The herds mill about because they have no pasture; even the flocks of sheep are suffering.