Read Joel 1:2 Using Other Translations
Hear this, ye old men, and give ear, all ye inhabitants of the land. Hath this been in your days, or even in the days of your fathers?
Hear this, you elders; give ear, all inhabitants of the land! Has such a thing happened in your days, or in the days of your fathers?
Hear this, you leaders of the people. Listen, all who live in the land. In all your history, has anything like this happened before?