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How long shall the land mourn, and the herbs of every field wither, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein? the beasts are consumed, and the birds; because they said, He shall not see our last end.

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Bible References


Jeremiah 9:10
For the mountains I will take up a weeping and wailing, and for the pastures of the wilderness a lamentation, because they are burned up, so that none passes through, nor can men hear the voice of the cattle. Both the birds of the
Jeremiah 14:2
Judah mourns, and the gates thereof languish. They sit in black upon the ground, and the cry of Jerusalem has gone up.
Jeremiah 23:10
For the land is full of adulterers. For because of swearing the land mourns. The pastures of the wilderness are dried up. And their course is evil, and their might is not right.

The herbs

Psalm 107:34
a fruitful land into a salt desert, for the wickedness of those who dwell therein.
Joel 1:10
The field is laid waste; the land mourns. For the grain is destroyed, the new wine is dried up, the oil languishes.

The beasts

Jeremiah 7:20
Therefore thus says lord LORD: Behold, my anger and my wrath shall be poured out upon this place, upon man, and upon beast, and upon the trees of the field, and upon the fruit of the ground. And it shall burn, and shall not be quen
Hosea 4:3
Therefore the land shall mourn, and everyone who dwells in it shall languish with the beasts of the field and the birds of the heavens. Yea, the fishes of the sea shall also be taken away.
Habakkuk 3:17
For though the fig tree shall not flourish, nor shall fruit be in the vines, the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no food. The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls.
Romans 8:22
For we know that the whole creation is groaning and travailing together until now.


Jeremiah 5:13
And the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them. Thus shall it be done to them.
Psalm 50:21
These things thou have done, and I kept silence. Thou thought that I was altogether such a one as thyself. [But] I will reprove thee, and set [them] in order before thine eyes.
Ezekiel 7:2
And thou, son of man, thus says lord LORD to the land of Israel: An end. The end has come upon the four corners of the land.

General references

Genesis 7:21
And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, from birds, to cattle, to beasts, and every creeping thing that creeps upon the earth, and every man.
Joel 1:18
How do the beasts groan! The herds of cattle are perplexed because they have no pasture, yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.