Joel 2:21-27 NIV

21 Be not afraid,1 O land; be glad and rejoice.2 Surely the LORD has done great things.3

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22 Be not afraid, O wild animals, for the open pastures are becoming green.4 The trees are bearing their fruit; the fig tree5 and the vine6 yield their riches.7

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23 Be glad, O people of Zion, rejoice8 in the LORD your God, for he has given you the autumn rains in righteousness.a9 He sends you abundant showers,10 both autumn11 and spring rains,12 as before.

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    • e 2:23 - Or / "the teacher for righteousness:"
      24 The threshing floors will be filled with grain; the vats will overflow13 with new wine14 and oil.

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      25 "I will repay you for the years the locusts15 have eaten16-- the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarmb-- my great army17 that I sent among you.

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        • f 2:25 - The precise meaning of the four Hebrew words used here for locusts is uncertain.
          26 You will have plenty to eat, until you are full,18 and you will praise19 the name of the LORD your God, who has worked wonders20 for you; never again will my people be shamed.21

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          27 Then you will know22 that I am in Israel, that I am the LORD 23 your God, and that there is no other; never again will my people be shamed.24

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