give ear, ball inhabitants of the land!
cHas such a thing happened in your days,
3 dTell your children of it,
4 What ethe cutting locust left,
fthe swarming locust has eaten.
gthe hopping locust has eaten,
hthe destroying locust has eaten.
and iwail, all you drinkers of wine,
because of jthe sweet wine,
6 For ka nation has come up against my land,
kpowerful and beyond number;
lits teeth are lions' teeth,
and splintered my mfig tree;
9 oThe grain offering and the drink offering are cut off
pThe priests mourn,
pthe ministers of the Lord.
qthe ground mourns,
because rthe grain is destroyed,
rthe wine dries up,
tbecause the harvest of the field has perished.
uthe fig tree languishes.
and vgladness dries up
xwail, O ministers of the altar.
Go in, wpass the night in sackcloth,
pO ministers of my God!
yBecause grain offering and drink offering
14 zConsecrate a fast;
zcall a solemn assembly.
Gather athe elders
and aall the inhabitants of the land
bFor the day of the Lord is near,
and as destruction from the Almighty3 it comes.
cjoy and gladness
because ethe grain has dried up.
18 How fthe beasts groan!
even the flocks of sheep suffer.5
19 To you, gO Lord, I call.
hFor fire has devoured
hand flame has burned
20 Even the beasts of the field ipant for you
hand fire has devoured