Joel 2:18-27 NAS

Deliverance Promised

18 Then the LORD will be 1zealous for His land And will have 2pity on His people.

References for Joel 2:18

    • g 2:18 - Or "was zealous"
    • h 2:18 - Or "had pity"
      19 The LORD will answer and say to His people, "Behold, I am going to 3send you grain, new wine and oil, And you will be satisfied in full with them; And I will 4never again make you a reproach among the nations.

      References for Joel 2:19

        • i 2:19 - Or "answered and said"
        • j 2:19 - Lit "it"
          20 "But I will remove the 5northern army far from you, And I will drive it into a parched and desolate land, And its vanguard into the 6eastern sea, And its rear guard into the 7western sea. And its 8stench will arise and its foul smell will come up, For it has done great things."

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          21 9Do not fear, O land, rejoice and be glad, For the LORD has done 10great things.

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          22 Do not fear, beasts of the field, For the 11pastures of the wilderness have turned green, For the tree has borne its fruit, The fig tree and the vine have yielded in full.

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            • k 2:22 - Lit "their wealth"
              23 So rejoice, O 12sons of Zion, And 13be glad in the LORD your God; For He has 14given you the early rain for your vindication. And He has poured down for you the rain, The early and 15latter rain as before.

              References for Joel 2:23

                • l 2:23 - I.e. autumn; or possibly "the teacher for righteousness"
                • m 2:23 - I.e. autumn
                • n 2:23 - I.e. spring
                • o 2:23 - So with ancient versions; Heb "in the first"
                  24 The threshing floors will be full of grain, And the vats will 16overflow with the new wine and oil.

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                  25 "Then I will make up to you for the years That the swarming 17locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust and the gnawing locust, My great army which I sent among you.

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                  26 "You will have plenty to 18eat and be satisfied And 19praise the name of the LORD your God, Who has 20dealt wondrously with you; Then My people will 21never * be put to shame.

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                  27 "Thus you will 22know that I am in the midst of Israel, And that I am the LORD your God, And there is 23no other; And My people will never * be 24put to shame.

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