Joel 1:13-16 NIV

A Call to Repentance

13 Put on sackcloth,1 O priests, and mourn; wail, you who minister2 before the altar. Come, spend the night in sackcloth, you who minister before my God; for the grain offerings and drink offerings3 are withheld from the house of your God.

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14 Declare a holy fast;4 call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land5 to the house of the LORD your God, and cry out6 to the LORD.7

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15 Alas for that8 day! For the day of the LORD 9 is near; it will come like destruction from the Almighty.a10

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16 Has not the food been cut off11 before our very eyes-- joy and gladness12 from the house of our God?13

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