Joel 1:17

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The seede is rotten vnder their clods: the garners are laide desolate: the barnes are broken downe, for the corne is withered.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The seeds shrivel under their clods; The storehouses are desolate, The barns are torn down, For the grain is dried up.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The seeds rot under their clods; the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the grain is withered.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The grains have become small and dry under the spade; the store-houses are made waste, the grain-stores are broken down; for the grain is dry and dead.
- Basic English Bible

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

The seed hath perished under their clods, the granaries are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.
- Webster's Bible

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

Rotted have scattered things under their clods, Desolated have been storehouses, Broken down have been granaries, For withered hath the corn.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The grains shrivel under their hoes; the garners are laid desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joel 1:17


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


Discussion for Joel 1:17

Bible Options