2 Judah mourneth, and her gates languish; they are black to the ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up.
3 And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, [and] found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.
4 Because the ground is chapt, for there was no rain on the earth, the plowmen were ashamed, they covered their heads.
5 Yes, the hind also calved in the field, and forsook [it], because there was no grass.
6 And the wild asses stood in the high places, they snuffed up the wind like dragons; their eyes failed, because [there was] no grass.