Christian Standard Bible
4 The earth mourns and withers;
the world wastes away and withers;
the exalted people of the earth waste away.
5 The earth is polluted by its inhabitants,(A)
for they have transgressed teachings,
and broken the permanent covenant.(B)
6 Therefore a curse has consumed the earth,(C)
and its inhabitants have become guilty;
the earth’s inhabitants have been burned,
and only a few survive.
7 The new wine mourns;(D)
the vine withers.
All the carousers now groan.
New International Version
4 The earth dries up(A) and withers,(B)
the world languishes and withers,
the heavens(C) languish with the earth.(D)
5 The earth is defiled(E) by its people;
they have disobeyed(F) the laws,
violated the statutes
and broken the everlasting covenant.(G)
6 Therefore a curse(H) consumes the earth;
its people must bear their guilt.
Therefore earth’s inhabitants are burned up,(I)
and very few are left.
7 The new wine dries up(J) and the vine withers;(K)
all the merrymakers groan.(L)