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Joel 3

WEB 1 "For, behold, in those days, And in that time, When I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem, NIV 1 "In those days and at that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem, WEB 2 I will gather all nations, And will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat; And I will execute judgment on them there for my people, And for my heritage, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations. They have divided my land, NIV 2 I will gather all nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. There I will enter into judgment against them concerning my inheritance, my people Israel, for they scattered my people among the nations and divided up my land. WEB 3 And have cast lots for my people, And have given a boy for a prostitute, And sold a girl for wine, that they may drink. NIV 3 They cast lots for my people and traded boys for prostitutes; they sold girls for wine that they might drink. WEB 4 "Yes, and what are you to me, Tyre, and Sidon, And all the regions of Philistia? Will you repay me? And if you repay me, I will swiftly and speedily return your repayment on your own head. NIV 4 "Now what have you against me, O Tyre and Sidon and all you regions of Philistia? 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. WEB 5 Because you have taken my silver and my gold, And have carried my finest treasures into your temples, NIV 5 For you took my silver and my gold and carried off my finest treasures to your temples. WEB 6 And have sold the children of Judah and the children of Jerusalem to the sons of the Greeks, That you may remove them far from their border. NIV 6 You sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks, that you might send them far from their homeland. WEB 7 Behold, I will stir them up out of the place where you have sold them, And will return your repayment on your own head; NIV 7 "See, I am going to rouse them out of the places to which you sold them, and I will return on your own heads what you have done. WEB 8 And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hands of the children of Judah, And they will sell them to the men of Sheba, To a faraway nation, For Yahweh has spoken it." NIV 8 I will sell your sons and daughters to the people of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabeans, a nation far away." The LORD has spoken. WEB 9 Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare war. Stir up the mighty men. Let all the warriors draw near. Let them come up. NIV 9 Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare for war! Rouse the warriors! Let all the fighting men draw near and attack. WEB 10 Beat your plowshares into swords, And your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, "I am strong." NIV 10 Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weakling say, "I am strong!" WEB 11 Hurry and come, all you surrounding nations, And gather yourselves together." Cause your mighty ones to come down there, Yahweh. NIV 11 Come quickly, all you nations from every side, and assemble there. Bring down your warriors, O LORD! WEB 12 "Let the nations arouse themselves, And come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; For there will I sit to judge all the surrounding nations. NIV 12 "Let the nations be roused; let them advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat, for there I will sit to judge all the nations on every side. WEB 13 Put in the sickle; For the harvest is ripe. Come, tread, for the winepress is full, The vats overflow, for their wickedness is great." NIV 13 Swing the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. Come, trample the grapes, for the winepress is full and the vats overflow-- so great is their wickedness!" WEB 14 Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of Yahweh is near, in the valley of decision. NIV 14 Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision. WEB 15 The sun and the moon are darkened, And the stars withdraw their shining." NIV 15 The sun and moon will be darkened, and the stars no longer shine. WEB 16 Yahweh will roar from Zion, And thunder from Jerusalem; And the heavens and the earth will shake; But Yahweh will be a refuge to his people, And a stronghold to the children of Israel. NIV 16 The LORD will roar from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem; the earth and the sky will tremble. But the LORD will be a refuge for his people, a stronghold for the people of Israel. WEB 17 "So you will know that I am Yahweh, your God, Dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain. Then Jerusalem will be holy, And no strangers will pass through her any more. NIV 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. WEB 18 It will happen in that day, That the mountains will drop down sweet wine, The hills will flow with milk, All the brooks of Judah will flow with waters; And a fountain will come forth from the house of Yahweh, And will water the valley of Shittim. NIV 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. WEB 19 Egypt will be a desolation, And Edom will be a desolate wilderness, For the violence done to the children of Judah, Because they have shed innocent blood in their land. NIV 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. WEB 20 But Judah will be inhabited forever, And Jerusalem from generation to generation. NIV 20 Judah will be inhabited forever and Jerusalem through all generations. WEB 21 I will cleanse their blood, That I have not cleansed: For Yahweh dwells in Zion." NIV 21 Their bloodguilt, which I have not pardoned, I will pardon." THE LORD DWELLS IN ZION!