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12         The vine has dried up, and the fig tree has withered.
        The pomegranate, the date palm, and the apple tree—
        all the trees in the countryside have dried up,
        and joy has dried up for all the people.
13 Put on sackcloth, you priests, and lament.
    Wail, you who minister in front of the altar.
    Come, spend the night in sackcloth,
    you who minister before my God,
    because the grain offerings and drink offerings
    are being held back from the house of your God.

14 Set aside a day of fasting. Call a solemn convocation.
    Summon the elders and everyone who lives in the land
    to come to the house of the Lord your God.
    Cry out to the Lord!

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