Joel 3:11-21 NIV

11 Come quickly, all you nations from every side, and assemble1 there. Bring down your warriors,2 O LORD!

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12 "Let the nations be roused; let them advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat,3 for there I will sit to judge4 all the nations on every side.

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      13 Swing the sickle,5 for the harvest6 is ripe. Come, trample the grapes,7 for the winepress8 is full and the vats overflow-- so great is their wickedness!"

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      14 Multitudes,9 multitudes in the valley10 of decision! For the day of the LORD 11 is near in the valley of decision.12

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      15 The sun and moon will be darkened, and the stars no longer shine.13

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      16 The LORD will roar14 from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem;15 the earth and the sky will tremble.16 But the LORD will be a refuge17 for his people, a stronghold18 for the people of Israel.

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      Blessings for God's People

      17 "Then you will know19 that I, the LORD your God,20 dwell in Zion,21 my holy hill.22 Jerusalem will be holy;23 never again will foreigners invade her.24

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      18 "In that day the mountains will drip new wine,25 and the hills will flow with milk;26 all the ravines of Judah will run with water.27 A fountain will flow out of the LORD's house28 and will water the valley of acacias.a29

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        • b 3:18 - Or "Valley of Shittim"
          19 But Egypt30 will be desolate, Edom31 a desert waste, because of violence32 done to the people of Judah, in whose land they shed innocent blood.

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          20 Judah will be inhabited forever33 and Jerusalem through all generations.

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          21 Their bloodguilt,34 which I have not pardoned, I will pardon.35" THE LORD DWELLS IN ZION!36

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