Joel 1:20
Good News Translation
Even the wild animals cry out to you because the streams have become dry.

Contemporary English Version
Wild animals have no water because of you; rivers and streams are dry, and pastures are parched.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Yea, and the beasts of the field have looked up to thee, as a garden bed that thirsteth after rain, for the springs of waters are dried up, and fire hath devoured the beautiful places of the wilderness.

New American Bible
Even the animals in the wild cry out to you; For the streams of water have run dry, and fire has devoured the wilderness pastures.

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Yea, and the beasts of the field have looked up to thee, as a garden bed that thirsteth after rain, for the springs of waters are dried up, and fire hath devoured the beautiful places of the wilderness.

cry.

Job 38:41 Who provideth food for the raven, when her young ones cry to God, wandering about, because they have no meat?

Psalm 104:21 The young lions roaring after their prey, and seeking their meat from God.

Psalm 145:15 The eyes of all hope in thee, O Lord: and thou givest them meat in due season.

Psalm 147:9 Who giveth to beasts their food: and to the young ravens that call upon him.

the rivers.

1 Kings 17:7 But after some time the torrent was dried up: for it had not rained upon the earth.

1 Kings 18:5 And Achab said to Abdias: Go into the land unto all fountains of waters, and into all valleys, to see if we can find grass, and save the horses and mules, that the beasts may not utterly perish.

Context
A Call to Repentance
19To thee, O Lord, will I cry: because fire hath devoured the beautiful places of the wilderness: and the flame hath burnt all the trees of the country. 20Yea, and the beasts of the field have looked up to thee, as a garden bed that thirsteth after rain, for the springs of waters are dried up, and fire hath devoured the beautiful places of the wilderness.
Cross References
1 Kings 17:7
But after some time the torrent was dried up: for it had not rained upon the earth.

1 Kings 18:5
And Achab said to Abdias: Go into the land unto all fountains of waters, and into all valleys, to see if we can find grass, and save the horses and mules, that the beasts may not utterly perish.

Psalm 104:21
The young lions roaring after their prey, and seeking their meat from God.

Psalm 147:9
Who giveth to beasts their food: and to the young ravens that call upon him.

Jeremiah 14:4
For the destruction of the land, because there came no rain upon the earth, the husbandman were confounded, they covered their heads.

Jeremiah 28:8
The prophets that have been before me, and before thee from the beginning, and have prophesied concerning many countries, and concerning great kingdoms, of war, and of affliction, and of famine.

Joel 1:18
Why did the beasts groan, why did the herds of cattle low? because there is no pasture for them: yea, and the flocks of sheep are perished.

Additional Translations
Even the beasts of the field pant for You, for the streams of water have dried up, and fire has consumed the open pastures.The beasts of the field cry also to you: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Yea, the beasts of the field pant unto thee; for the water brooks are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

And the cattle of the field have looked up to thee: for the fountains of waters have been dried up, and fire has devoured the fair places of the wilderness.

The beasts of the field also cry unto thee; for the water-courses are dried, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Yea, the beasts of the field pant unto thee: for the water brooks are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

The beasts of the field cry also to thee: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Yes, the animals of the field pant to you, for the water brooks have dried up, And the fire has devoured the pastures of the wilderness.

Also the cattle of the field long for Thee, For dried up have been streams of water, And fire hath consumed comely places of a wilderness!'
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