1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
24:2 And it shall beAs the people, so, the priest, As the servant, so, his lord, As the maid, so, her mistress,As the buyer, so, the seller, As the lender, so, the borrower, As the debtor, so! his creditor.
24:4 Mourneth, fadeth, the earth, Languisheth, fadeth, the world,Languished, have the lofty of the people of the earth.
24:5 Yea, the earth itself, is profaned under them who dwell therein,For they have, Set aside laws, Gone beyond statute, Broken an age-abiding covenant.
24:6 For this cause, a curse, hath devoured the earth, And punished are the dwellers therein,For this cause, are burned the inhabitants of the earth, And the men left remainingare few.
24:7 Mourneth, the new wine, Withereth, the vine,Sighing, are all the merryhearted:
24:8 Ceased, hath the mirth of timbrels, Ended, is the noise of the uproarious,Ceased, hath the mirth of the lyre:
24:9 With a song, they drink not wine,Bitter, is strong drink, to them who drink it:
24:10 Broken down, is the city of desolation,Shut up, every house, that it cannot be entered.
24:11 There is an outcry concerning wine, in the streets,Darkened, is all joy, Departed, the gladness of the earth.
24:12 There is left in the city, desolation,And, to ruins, have been broken the gate.
24:13 ¶ When, thus, it shall be, in the earth, in the midst of the peoples, [There shall be,] like the shaking of an olive-tree, like the going round to pick, when closed, is the harvest.
24:16 ¶ From the uttermost part of the earth, melodies, have we heardBeauty, to the righteous one! But I had saidRuin to me! Ruin to me! Woe to me! Traitors, have betrayed, Yea, traitorously, have traitors betrayed!
24:17 Terror and pit, and snare,are upon thee, O inhabitant of the earth!
24:18 So shall it beHe that fleeth from the sound of the terror, shall fall into the pit, And, he that getteth up out of the midst of the pit, shall be captured in the snare,For, the windows on high, have opened, And shaken, are the foundations of earth.
24:19 The earth breaketh, breaketh,The earth crasheth, crasheth, The earth tottereth, tottereth;
24:20 The earth staggereth-staggereth, like a drunken man, And rocketh to and fro like a night-hut,So shall be heavy upon her, her transgression, And she shall fall, and, not again, rise.
24:22 And they shall be swept together in a crowd, fettered for a pit, And shall be lowered into a dungeon,And, after many days, shall they be punished.
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