Joel 3:1-6 CSB

Judgment of the Nations

1 a Yes, in those days and at that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem,b

References for Joel 3:1

    • a 3:1 - Jl 4:1 in Hb
    • b 3:1 - Jr 32:44; 33:7,11; Ezk 39:25
      2 I will gather all the nations and take them to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.c I will enter into judgment with them there because of My people, My inheritance Israel. The nations have scattered the Israelites in foreign countries and divided up My land.

      References for Joel 3:2

        • c 3:2 - The Lord Will Judge
          3 They cast lots for My people;d they bartered a boy for a prostitute and sold a girl for wine to drink.

          References for Joel 3:3

            • d 3:3 - Ob 11; Nah 3:10
              4 And also: Tyre, Sidon, and all the territories of Philistia-what are you to Me? Are you paying Me back or trying to get even with Me? I will quickly bring retribution on your heads.e

              References for Joel 3:4

                • e 3:4 - Jl 3:7; Ps 28:4
                  5 For you took My silver and gold and carried My finest treasuresf to your temples.

                  References for Joel 3:5

                    • f 3:5 - 1 Kg 20:6; 2 Ch 36:19; Lm 1:10-11
                      6 You sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeksg to remove them far from their own territory.

                      References for Joel 3:6

                        • g 3:6 - Isa 66:19; Ezk 27:13