"Never again, as long as the earth exists, will sowing and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night ever cease."
They don't say to themselves, "Let's fear the LORD our God, who gives rain in its season, both the autumn and the spring rain. He sets aside for us the weeks appointed for the harvest.'
That's because this famine has been going on for two years now in this region, and there are still five years left, during which there won't be any plowing or harvesting.
"For six days you are to work, but on the seventh day you are to rest; even during plowing time and harvest you are to rest.
Yours is the day, and yours is the night; you established the moon and the sun.
Look! Winter is past. The rain is over and gone.
I hid my face from you for a moment in a surge of anger, but I will have compassion on you with my everlasting gracious love," says the LORD your Redeemer.
This is what the LORD says, who gives the sun for light by day, the laws that govern the moon and stars for light by night, and who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar. The LORD of the Heavenly Armies is his name:
"This is what the LORD says: "If you could break my covenant with the day and night so that day and night wouldn't occur at the proper time,