Joel 1:17
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New Living Translation
The seeds die in the parched ground, and the grain crops fail. The barns stand empty, and granaries are abandoned.

King James Bible
The seed is rotten under their clods, the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.

Darby Bible Translation
The seeds are rotten under their clods, the granaries are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.

World English Bible
The seeds rot under their clods. The granaries are laid desolate. The barns are broken down, for the grain has withered.

Young's Literal Translation
Rotted have scattered things under their clods, Desolated have been storehouses, Broken down have been granaries, For withered hath the corn.

Joel 1:17 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:17 Laid desolate - Run to ruin because the owners discouraged with the barrenness of the seasons, would not repair them.

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The Unseen Watcher
[This chapter is based on Daniel 5.] Toward the close of Daniel's life great changes were taking place in the land to which, over threescore years before, he and his Hebrew companions had been carried captive. Nebuchadnezzar, "the terrible of the nations" (Ezekiel 28:7), had died, and Babylon, "the praise of the whole earth" (Jeremiah 51:41), had passed under the unwise rule of his successors, and gradual but sure dissolution was resulting. Through the folly and weakness of Belshazzar, the grandson
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Joel
The book of Joel admirably illustrates the intimate connection which subsisted for the prophetic mind between the sorrows and disasters of the present and the coming day of Jehovah: the one is the immediate harbinger of the other. In an unusually devastating plague of locusts, which, like an army of the Lord,[1] has stripped the land bare and brought misery alike upon city and country, man and beast--"for the beasts of the field look up sighing unto Thee," i. 20--the prophet sees the forerunner of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Matthew 6:26
Look at the birds. They don't plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren't you far more valuable to him than they are?

Isaiah 17:10
Why? Because you have turned from the God who can save you. You have forgotten the Rock who can hide you. So you may plant the finest grapevines and import the most expensive seedlings.

Isaiah 17:11
They may sprout on the day you set them out; yes, they may blossom on the very morning you plant them, but you will never pick any grapes from them. Your only harvest will be a load of grief and unrelieved pain.

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