Joel 2:17 NIV

17 Let the priests, who minister before the LORD, weep between the portico and the altar. Let them say, “Spare your people, LORD. Do not make your inheritance an object of scorn, a byword among the nations. Why should they say among the peoples, ‘Where is their God?’ ”

References for Joel 2:17

Study tools for Joel 2:17

  • a 2:19 - Or Lord"will be jealous …" / "and take pity …" / 19"The " Lord"will reply"
  • b 2:25 - The precise meaning of the four Hebrew words used here for locusts is uncertain.
  • c 2:32 - In Hebrew texts 2:28-32 is numbered 3:1-5.