New Living Translation
Even the wild animals cry out to you because the streams have dried up, and fire has consumed the wilderness pastures.
King James Bible
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.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
World English Bible
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.
Young's Literal Translation
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!'
Joel 1:20 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:20 Cry - They utter their complaints, their sad tones, they have a voice to cry, as well as an eye to look to God.
LibraryThe Unseen Watcher
[This chapter is based on Daniel 5.] Toward the close of Daniel's life great changes were taking place in the land to which, over threescore years before, he and his Hebrew companions had been carried captive. Nebuchadnezzar, "the terrible of the nations" (Ezekiel 28:7), had died, and Babylon, "the praise of the whole earth" (Jeremiah 51:41), had passed under the unwise rule of his successors, and gradual but sure dissolution was resulting. Through the folly and weakness of Belshazzar, the grandson …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
1 Kings 17:7
But after a while the brook dried up, for there was no rainfall anywhere in the land.
1 Kings 18:5
Ahab said to Obadiah, "We must check every spring and valley in the land to see if we can find enough grass to save at least some of my horses and mules."
Then the young lions roar for their prey, stalking the food provided by God.
He gives food to the wild animals and feeds the young ravens when they cry.
The ground is parched and cracked for lack of rain. The farmers are deeply troubled; they, too, cover their heads.
The ancient prophets who preceded you and me spoke against many nations, always warning of war, disaster, and disease.
How the animals moan with hunger! The herds of cattle wander about confused, because they have no pasture. The flocks of sheep and goats bleat in misery.
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