Joel 3:3-13 CSB

3 They cast lots for My people;a 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.b

      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 treasuresc 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 Greeksd to remove them far from their own territory.

              References for Joel 3:6

                • g 3:6 - Isa 66:19; Ezk 27:13
                  7 Look, I am about to rouse them up from the place where you sold them; I will bring retribution on your heads.
                  8 I will sell your sons and daughters into the hands of the people of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabeans,e to a distant nation, for the Lord has spoken.

                  References for Joel 3:8

                    • h 3:8 - Probably the south Arabian kingdom of Sheba (modern Yemen)
                      9 Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare for holy war; rouse the warriors; let all the men of war advance and attack!
                      10 Hammer your plowshares into swords and your pruning knives into spears.f Let even the weakling say: I am a warrior.

                      References for Joel 3:10

                        • i 3:10 - Isa 2:4; Mc 4:3
                          11 Come quickly,g all you surrounding nations; gather yourselves. Bring down Your warriors there, Lord.

                          References for Joel 3:11

                            • j 3:11 - LXX, Syr, Tg read Gather yourselves and come; Hb obscure
                              12 Let the nations be roused and come to the Valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit down to judge all the surrounding nations.
                              13 Swing the sickle because the harvest is ripe. Come and trample [the grapes] because the winepress is full; the wine vats overflow because the wickedness of the nations is great.h

                              References for Joel 3:13

                                • k 3:13 - Rv 19:14-16