|Overview - Joel 1|
|1||Joel, declaring sundry judgments of God, exhorts to observe them,|
|8||and to mourn.|
|14||He prescribes a solemn fast to deprecate those judgments.|
Joel 1:13 (King James Version)
Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests: howl, ye ministers of the altar: come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the meat offering and the drink offering is withholden from the house of your God.