1 Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand;
Joel 2:1
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Joel 2:2
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
3 A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Joel 2:3
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
4 The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.
Joel 2:4
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
5 Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Joel 2:5
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
6 Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness.
Joel 2:6
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
7 They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks:
Joel 2:7
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
8 Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.
Joel 2:8
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
9 They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.
Joel 2:9
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
10 The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:
Joel 2:10
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
11 And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?
Joel 2:11
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
12 Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:
Joel 2:12
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
Joel 2:13
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
14 Who knoweth if he will return and repent, and leave a blessing behind him; even a meat offering and a drink offering unto the LORD your God?
Joel 2:14
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
15 Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:
Joel 2:15
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
16 Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.
Joel 2:16
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
17 Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?
Joel 2:17
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
18 Then will the LORD be jealous for his land, and pity his people.
Joel 2:18
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
19 Yea, the LORD will answer and say unto his people, Behold, I will send you corn, and wine, and oil, and ye shall be satisfied therewith: and I will no more make you a reproach among the heathen:
Joel 2:19
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
20 But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.
Joel 2:20
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
21 Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the LORD will do great things.
Joel 2:21
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
22 Be not afraid, ye beasts of the field: for the pastures of the wilderness do spring, for the tree beareth her fruit, the fig tree and the vine do yield their strength.
Joel 2:22
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
23 Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God: for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.
Joel 2:23
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
24 And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.
Joel 2:24
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
25 And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.
Joel 2:25
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
26 And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.
Joel 2:26
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
27 And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the LORD your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed.
Joel 2:27
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
28 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
Joel 2:28
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
29 And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit.
Joel 2:29
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.
Joel 2:30
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
31 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the LORD come.
Joel 2:31
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611
32 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.
Joel 2:32
• King James Version of the Bible originally published in 1611


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