New International Version
The seeds are shriveled beneath the clods. The storehouses are in ruins, the granaries have been broken down, for the grain has dried up.
King James Bible
The seed is rotten under their clods, the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.
Darby Bible Translation
The seeds are rotten under their clods, the granaries are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.
World English Bible
The seeds rot under their clods. The granaries are laid desolate. The barns are broken down, for the grain has withered.
Young's Literal Translation
Rotted have scattered things under their clods, Desolated have been storehouses, Broken down have been granaries, For withered hath the corn.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The seed is rotten under their clods - When the sprout was cut off as low as possible by the locusts, there was no farther germination. The seed rotted away.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
seed. Heb. grains.
LibraryGrace Before Meat.
O most gracious God, and loving Father, who feedest all creatures living, which depend upon thy divine providence, we beseech thee, sanctify these creatures, which thou hast ordained for us; give them virtue to nourish our bodies in life and health; and give us grace to receive them soberly and thankfully, as from thy hands; that so, in the strength of these and thy other blessings, we may walk in the uprightness of our hearts, before thy face, this day, and all the days of our lives, through Jesus …
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety
Visions of Future Glory
Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
You have forgotten God your Savior; you have not remembered the Rock, your fortress. Therefore, though you set out the finest plants and plant imported vines,
though on the day you set them out, you make them grow, and on the morning when you plant them, you bring them to bud, yet the harvest will be as nothing in the day of disease and incurable pain.
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