14 That which came as the word of Yahweh to Jeremiah concerning the mattera of the severe drought.
they are in mourning on the ground,
and the cry of lament of Jerusalem goes up.
They come to the pits, they find no water.
They return with their vessels ⌊empty⌋.b
They are ashamed, and they are confounded,
and they cover their heads.c
because there was no rain on the ground.
The farmers are ashamed,
they cover their heads.d
5 For even the doe in the field gives birth and forsakes her young,e
because there is no green growth.
they gasp for breath like the jackals.
Their eyes fail
because there is no vegetation.”
Literally “without success”
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation