when people are afraid of heights
    and of dangers in the streets;
when the almond tree blossoms
    and the grasshopper drags itself along
    and desire no longer is stirred.
Then people go to their eternal home(A)
    and mourners(B) go about the streets.

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22 He sits enthroned(A) above the circle of the earth,
    and its people are like grasshoppers.(B)
He stretches out the heavens(C) like a canopy,(D)
    and spreads them out like a tent(E) to live in.(F)

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