Joel 3:12-21 NIV

12 "Let the nations be roused; let them advance into the Valley of Jehoshaphat,1 for there I will sit to judge2 all the nations on every side.

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      13 Swing the sickle,3 for the harvest4 is ripe. Come, trample the grapes,5 for the winepress6 is full and the vats overflow-- so great is their wickedness!"

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      14 Multitudes,7 multitudes in the valley8 of decision! For the day of the LORD 9 is near in the valley of decision.10

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      15 The sun and moon will be darkened, and the stars no longer shine.11

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      16 The LORD will roar12 from Zion and thunder from Jerusalem;13 the earth and the sky will tremble.14 But the LORD will be a refuge15 for his people, a stronghold16 for the people of Israel.

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      Blessings for God's People

      17 "Then you will know17 that I, the LORD your God,18 dwell in Zion,19 my holy hill.20 Jerusalem will be holy;21 never again will foreigners invade her.22

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      18 "In that day the mountains will drip new wine,23 and the hills will flow with milk;24 all the ravines of Judah will run with water.25 A fountain will flow out of the LORD's house26 and will water the valley of acacias.a27

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        • b 3:18 - Or "Valley of Shittim"
          19 But Egypt28 will be desolate, Edom29 a desert waste, because of violence30 done to the people of Judah, in whose land they shed innocent blood.

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          20 Judah will be inhabited forever31 and Jerusalem through all generations.

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          21 Their bloodguilt,32 which I have not pardoned, I will pardon.33" THE LORD DWELLS IN ZION!34

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