Joel 3:12-21 NLT

12 “Let the nations be called to arms. Let them march to the valley of Jehoshaphat. There I, the , will sit to pronounce judgment on them all.
13 Swing the sickle, for the harvest is ripe.a Come, tread the grapes, for the winepress is full. The storage vats are overflowing with the wickedness of these people.”

References for Joel 3:13

    • 3:13 - Greek version reads for the harvest time has come. Compare Mark 4:29 .
      14 Thousands upon thousands are waiting in the valley of decision. There the day of the will soon arrive.
      15 The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will no longer shine.
      16 The ’s voice will roar from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem, and the heavens and the earth will shake. But the will be a refuge for his people, a strong fortress for the people of Israel.
      17 “Then you will know that I, the your God, live in Zion, my holy mountain. Jerusalem will be holy forever, and foreign armies will never conquer her again.
      18 In that day the mountains will drip with sweet wine, and the hills will flow with milk. Water will fill the streambeds of Judah, and a fountain will burst forth from the ’s Temple, watering the arid valley of acacias.b

      References for Joel 3:18

        • 3:18 - Hebrew valley of Shittim.
          19 But Egypt will become a wasteland and Edom will become a wilderness, because they attacked the people of Judah and killed innocent people in their land.
          20 “But Judah will be filled with people forever, and Jerusalem will endure through all generations.
          21 I will pardon my people’s crimes, which I have not yet pardoned; and I, the , will make my home in Jerusalemc with my people.”

          References for Joel 3:21

            • 3:21 - Hebrew Zion.