How long will the land mourn(A)
and the grass of every field wither?
Because of the evil of its residents,
animals and birds have been swept away,(B)
for the people have said,
“He cannot see what our end will be.”[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. 12:4 LXX reads see our ways

He said:

The Lord roars(A) from Zion
and makes his voice heard from Jerusalem;
the pastures of the shepherds mourn,[a](B)
and the summit of Carmel(C) withers.

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Footnotes

  1. 1:2 Or dry up

22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together with labor pains(A) until now.

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