Lexham English Bible
5 and the earth is defiled beneath its inhabitants.
For they have transgressed laws;
they have passed by statutes;[a]
they have broken the everlasting covenant.
6 Therefore a curse devours the earth,
and the inhabitants in it suffer for their guilt.
Therefore the inhabitants of the earth burn,
and few men are left.[b]
7 The new wine dries up;
the vine languishes.
All the merry of heart sigh;