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Joel 3:17-21 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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17 "So you shall know that I am the LORD your God, who dwell in Zion, my holy mountain. And Jerusalem shall be holy and strangers shall never again pass through it. 17 "Then you will know that I, the LORD your God, dwell in Zion, my holy hill. Jerusalem will be holy; never again will foreigners invade her.
18 "And in that day the mountains shall drip sweet wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the stream beds of Judah shall flow with water; and a fountain shall come forth from the house of the LORD and water the valley of Shittim. 18 "In that day the mountains will drip new wine, and the hills will flow with milk; all the ravines of Judah will run with water. A fountain will flow out of the LORD's house and will water the valley of acacias.
19 "Egypt shall become a desolation and Edom a desolate wilderness, for the violence done to the people of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land. 19 But Egypt will be desolate, Edom a desert waste, because of violence done to the people of Judah, in whose land they shed innocent blood.
20 But Judah shall be inhabited for ever, and Jerusalem to all generations. 20 Judah will be inhabited forever and Jerusalem through all generations.
21 I will avenge their blood, and I will not clear the guilty, for the LORD dwells in Zion." 21 Their bloodguilt, which I have not pardoned, I will pardon." THE LORD DWELLS IN ZION!