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Joel 3 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:1 - "For behold, in those days and at that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem,
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:2 - I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the valley of Jehosh'aphat, and I will enter into judgment with them there, on account of my people and my heritage Israel, because they have scattered them among the nations, and have divided up my land,
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:3 - and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and have sold a girl for wine, and have drunk it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:4 - "What are you to me, O Tyre and Sidon, and all the regions of Philistia? Are you paying me back for something? If you are paying me back, I will requite your deed upon your own head swiftly and speedily.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:5 - For you have taken my silver and my gold, and have carried my rich treasures into your temples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:6 - You have sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks, removing them far from their own border.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:7 - But now I will stir them up from the place to which you have sold them, and I will requite your deed upon your own head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:8 - I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the sons of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabe'ans, to a nation far off; for the LORD has spoken."
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:9 - Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare war, stir up the mighty men. Let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:10 - Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears; let the weak say, "I am a warrior."
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:11 - Hasten and come, all you nations round about, gather yourselves there. Bring down thy warriors, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:12 - Let the nations bestir themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehosh'aphat; for there I will sit to judge all the nations round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:13 - Put in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. Go in, tread, for the wine press is full. The vats overflow, for their wickedness is great.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:14 - Multitudes, multitudes, in the valley of decision! For the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:15 - The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:16 - And the LORD roars from Zion, and utters his voice from Jerusalem, and the heavens and the earth shake. But the LORD is a refuge to his people, a stronghold to the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:17 - "So you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who dwell in Zion, my holy mountain. And Jerusalem shall be holy and strangers shall never again pass through it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:18 - "And in that day the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the stream beds of Judah shall flow with water; and a fountain shall come forth from the house of the LORD and water the valley of Shittim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:19 - "Egypt shall become a desolation and Edom a desolate wilderness, for the violence done to the people of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:20 - But Judah shall be inhabited for ever, and Jerusalem to all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 3:21 - I will avenge their blood, and I will not clear the guilty, for the LORD dwells in Zion."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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