10 »The field is laid waste, the land mourns. The grain is destroyed, the new wine dried up, the oil fails.
Joel 1:10 Cross References - NSB
20 »‘Your strength will be spent uselessly. Your land will not yield its produce and the trees of the land will not yield their fruit.
11 In the streets they cry out for wine. Joy turns to gloom and rejoicing is banished from the earth.
4 How long will our land be dry and the grass in every field be withered? Animals and birds are dying because of the wickedness of our people. These people say: »God does not see what we are doing.«
11 »They made it a wasteland. It lies desolate before me. The whole land has become a desert, and no one cares.
2 Judah mourns and its gates collapse. The people of Judah are filled with bereavement as they sit on the ground. Their cry goes up from Jerusalem. 3 Important people send their assistants out for water. They do not find any water at the cisterns. They return with their containers empty. They cover their heads, because they are ashamed and dishonored. 4 There is no rain in the land and the ground is cracked. The farmers are disappointed. They cover their heads. 5 Even deer in the fields give birth and abandon their young because there is no grass. 6 Wild donkeys stand on the bare hills. They sniff the wind like jackals. Their eyesight fails because they have no green plants.
33 »‘Joy and gladness are taken from the fruitful orchards and fields and from the land of Moab. I have stopped the flow of wine from the wine presses. No one walks on the grapes with shouts of joy. There are shouts, but they are not shouts of joy.
3 Therefore the land will mourn. All the inhabitants are weak. The beasts of the field, the birds of the heavens and the fish of the sea will also perish.
2 »There will not be enough grain to feed people. There will not be enough wine to go around.
20 »Yes, the beasts of the field pant for you. The water brooks are dried up, and fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness.«
5 »Awake, you drunkards, and weep! Wail you drinkers of wine. The sweet wine is removed from your mouth.
12 »The vine and the fig tree fail. The pomegranate-tree, the palm-tree also, and the apple-tree, even all the trees of the field have dried up. Joy has withered away from the sons of men.
17 »The seeds rot under dirt clods. The storehouses are desolate. The barns are torn down because the grain has dried up. 18 »How the beasts groan! The herds of cattle wander about because they have no pasture. The flocks of sheep suffer. 19 »I cry to you Jehovah! For fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame burned all the trees of the field.
11 »I brought drought on the land and its hills, grain fields, vineyards, and olive orchards. Yes drought on every crop the ground produces, on people and animals, on everything you try to grow.«