Therefore, because of you the heavens have withheld their dew and the earth its crops.
"Therefore, because of you the sky has withheld its dew and the earth has withheld its produce.
That is why the heavens have withheld the dew and the earth has withheld its crops.
That's why. Because of your stinginess. And so I've given you a dry summer and a skimpy crop.
For this cause the heaven over you is kept from giving dew, and the earth from giving her fruit.
Therefore the heavens above you have withheld the dew, and the earth has withheld its produce.
"Therefore the heavens above you withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.
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1 tn The Hebrew text has “over you” (so KJV), but this is redundant in contemporary English and has been left untranslated.