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

Read Jeremiah 14:4 Using Other Translations

Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.
Because of the ground that is dismayed, since there is no rain on the land, the farmers are ashamed; they cover their heads.
The ground is parched and cracked for lack of rain. The farmers are deeply troubled; they, too, cover their heads.