They are dismayed because the ground is cracked
The land of Judah will be inhabited by people who live in its towns as well as by farmers and shepherds with their flocks.
I used you to smash shepherds and their flocks. I used you to smash farmers and their teams of oxen. I used you to smash governors and leaders.”
He built towers in the desert and dug many cisterns, for he owned many herds in the lowlands
Because of Israel’s sins