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Unformatted text preview: and the drink offering is withholden from the house of your God. 1:14 Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD, 1:15 Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand, and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come. 1:16 Is not the meat cut off before our eyes, yea, joy and gladness from the house of our God? 1:17 The seed is rotten under their clods, the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered. 1:18 How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed, because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate. 1:19 O LORD, to thee will I cry: for the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness, and the flame hath burned all the trees of the field. 1:20 The beasts of the field cry also unto thee: for the rivers of waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness. 2:1 Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, an...
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