jeremiah iv : 23-27

i beheld the earth, and, lo, it was waste and void; and the heavens, and they had no light… i beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved to and fro… i beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all of the birds of the heavens were fled… i beheld, and, lo, the fruitful field was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the lord, and before his fierce anger… for thus saith the lord: this whole land shall be desolate; yet i will not make a full end…

– jeremiah