New Living Translation
"You will plant much but harvest little, for locusts will eat your crops.
King James Bible
Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather little in; for the locust shall devour it.
World English Bible
You shall carry much seed out into the field, and shall gather little in; for the locust shall consume it.
Young's Literal Translation
'Much seed thou dost take out into the field, and little thou dost gather in, for the locust doth consume it;
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LibraryVehicles of Revelation; Scripture, the Church, Tradition.
(a) The supreme and unique revelation of God to man is in the Person of the Incarnate Son. But though unique the Incarnation is not solitary. Before it there was the divine institution of the Law and the Prophets, the former a typical anticipation (de Incarn. 40. 2) of the destined reality, and along with the latter (ib. 12. 2 and 5) for all the world a holy school of the knowledge of God and the conduct of the soul.' After it there is the history of the life and teaching of Christ and the writings …
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius
"The Prophets of God Helping Them"
The Third Commandment
That Whereas the City of Jerusalem had Been Five Times Taken Formerly, this was the Second Time of Its Desolation. A Brief Account of Its History.
If you refuse, watch out! For tomorrow I will bring a swarm of locusts on your country.
And the locusts swarmed over the whole land of Egypt, settling in dense swarms from one end of the country to the other. It was the worst locust plague in Egyptian history, and there has never been another one like it.
Swarms of insects will destroy your trees and crops.
1 Kings 8:37
"If there is a famine in the land or a plague or crop disease or attacks of locusts or caterpillars, or if your people's enemies are in the land besieging their towns--whatever disaster or disease there is--
Ten acres of vineyard will not produce even six gallons of wine. Ten baskets of seed will yield only one basket of grain."
My people have planted wheat but are harvesting thorns. They have worn themselves out, but it has done them no good. They will harvest a crop of shame because of the fierce anger of the LORD."
After the cutting locusts finished eating the crops, the swarming locusts took what was left! After them came the hopping locusts, and then the stripping locusts, too!
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