King James Version
Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.
Darby Bible Translation
Because the ground is chapt, for there hath been no rain on the earth, the ploughmen are ashamed, they cover their heads.
World English Bible
Because of the ground which is cracked, because no rain has been in the land, the plowmen are disappointed, they cover their heads.
Young's Literal Translation
Because the ground hath been broken, For there hath been no rain in the land, Ashamed have been husbandmen, They have covered their head.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain in the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.Jeremiah 14:4 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe First Commandment
Thou shalt have no other gods before me.' Exod 20: 3. Why is the commandment in the second person singular, Thou? Why does not God say, You shall have no other gods? Because the commandment concerns every one, and God would have each one take it as spoken to him by name. Though we are forward to take privileges to ourselves, yet we are apt to shift off duties from ourselves to others; therefore the commandment is in the second person, Thou and Thou, that every one may know that it is spoken to him, …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
Question of the Contemplative Life
Carried Captive into Babylon
Yea, thou shalt go forth from him, and thine hands upon thine head: for the LORD hath rejected thy confidences, and thou shalt not prosper in them.
Therefore the showers have been withholden, and there hath been no latter rain; and thou hadst a whore's forehead, thou refusedst to be ashamed.
Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.
O LORD, to thee will I cry: for the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame hath burned all the trees of the field.
The beasts of the field cry also unto thee: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness.
So two or three cities wandered unto one city, to drink water; but they were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.
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