Then the LORD was jealous for his land and took pity on his people.
Read Joel 2:18 Using Other Translations
Then will the LORD be jealous for his land, and pity his people.
Then the LORD became jealous for his land and had pity on his people.
Then the LORD will pity his people and jealously guard the honor of his land.
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