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 you will not listen to the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day, that all these curses shall come on you, and overtake you.
"Judah mourns, and its gates languish, they sit in black on the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
The field is laid waste. The land mourns, for the grain is destroyed, The new wine has dried up, and the oil languishes.
"I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities, and lack of bread in every town; yet you haven't returned to me," says the LORD.
Through all that time, when one came to a heap of twenty measures, there were only ten. When one came to the wine vat to draw out fifty, there were only twenty.
The troubles of my heart are enlarged. Oh bring me out of my distresses.
In the multitude of my thoughts within me, your comforts delight my soul.
Gladness is taken away, and joy out of the fruitful field; and in the vineyards there will be no singing, neither joyful noise. Nobody will tread out wine in the presses. I have made the shouting stop.
Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm branch or rush, may do.
Mary said, "My soul magnifies the Lord.