Before them the earth shakes,1 the sky trembles,2 the sun and moon are darkened,3 and the stars no longer shine.4
The LORD 5 thunders6 at the head of his army;7 his forces are beyond number, and mighty are those who obey his command. The day of the LORD is great;8 it is dreadful. Who can endure it?9
"Even now," declares the LORD, "return10 to me with all your heart,11 with fasting and weeping and mourning."
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