Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls:
But it shall come to pass, if thou will not hearken to the voice of LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day, that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee:
Judah mourns, and the gates thereof languish. They sit in black upon the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.
The field is laid waste; the land mourns. For the grain is destroyed, the new wine is dried up, the oil languishes.
And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and want of bread in all your places, yet ye have not returned to me, says LORD.
Through all that time, when a man came to a heap of twenty [measures], there were but ten. When he came to the wine vat to draw out fifty [vessels], there were but twenty.
The troubles of my heart are enlarged. O bring thou me out of my distresses.
In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
And gladness is taken away, and joy out of the fruitful field. And in the vineyards there shall be no singing nor joyful noise. No treader shall tread out wine in the presses. I have made the [vintage] shout to cease.
Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.
And Mary said, My soul magnifies the Lord,