The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah concerning the drought.
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George Leo Haydock
Drought, during the last siege, (ver. 18.; St. Jerome) or after the captivity of Jechonias; (chap. viii. 13.) though the famine might happen in the days of Josias, Joel i. (Calmet)
This scourge was in punishment of sin, and signified the privation of grace. (Worthington)