Joel 3:2-7 NIV

2 I will gather1 all nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.a2 There I will enter into judgment3 against them concerning my inheritance, my people Israel, for they scattered4 my people among the nations and divided up my land.

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    • a 3:2 - "Jehoshaphat" means "the LORD judges"; also in verse 12.
      3 They cast lots5 for my people and traded boys for prostitutes; they sold girls for wine6 that they might drink.

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      4 "Now what have you against me, O Tyre and Sidon7 and all you regions of Philistia?8 Are you repaying me for something I have done? If you are paying me back, I will swiftly and speedily return on your own heads what you have done.9

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      5 For you took my silver and my gold and carried off my finest treasures to your temples.10

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      6 You sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks,11 that you might send them far from their homeland.

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      7 "See, I am going to rouse them out of the places to which you sold them,12 and I will return13 on your own heads what you have done.

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