The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.

Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.

The new wine mourneth, the vine languisheth, all the merryhearted do sigh.

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The earth is defiled(A) by its people;
    they have disobeyed(B) the laws,
violated the statutes
    and broken the everlasting covenant.(C)
Therefore a curse(D) consumes the earth;
    its people must bear their guilt.
Therefore earth’s inhabitants are burned up,(E)
    and very few are left.
The new wine dries up(F) and the vine withers;(G)
    all the merrymakers groan.(H)

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