Their nobles send their servants[a] for water.
They go to the cisterns;
they find no water;
their containers return empty.
They are ashamed and humiliated;
they cover their heads.(A)

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  1. Jeremiah 14:3 Lit little ones

11 Hear this! The days are coming—
this is the declaration of the Lord God
when I will send a famine through the land:
not a famine of bread or a thirst for water,
but of hearing the words of the Lord.(A)
12 People will stagger from sea to sea
and roam from north to east,
seeking the word of the Lord,(B)
but they will not find it.
13 In that day the beautiful young women,(C)
the young men also, will faint from thirst.(D)

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