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.
7 O LORD, though our iniquities testify against us, do thou [it] for thy name's sake: for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.
8 O the hope of Israel, his Savior in time of trouble, why shouldst thou be as a stranger in the land, and as a way-faring man [that] turneth aside to tarry for a night?