Книга пророка Иоиля 3, Книга пророка Йоїля 3, سفر يوئيل 3, ヨエル書 3, 約珥書 3, 约珥书 3, 요엘 3, Gioele 3
1Yes, in those days and at that time,when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem,2I will gather all the nationsand take them to the Valley of Jehoshaphat.[I]3:2 = The Lord Will JudgeI will enter into judgment with them therebecause of My people, My inheritance Israel.The nations have scattered the Israelitesin foreign countriesand divided up My land.3They cast lots for My people;they bartered a boy for a prostituteand sold a girl for wine to drink.4And also: Tyre, Sidon, and all the territories of Philistia—what are you to Me? Are you paying Me back or trying to get even with Me? I will quickly bring retribution on your heads. 5For you took My silver and gold and carried My finest treasures to your temples. 6You sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks to remove them far from their own territory. 7Look, I am about to rouse them up from the place where you sold them; I will bring retribution on your heads. 8I will sell your sons and daughters into the hands of the people of Judah, and they will sell them to the Sabeans,[J]3:8 Probably the south Arabian kingdom of Sheba (modern Yemen) to a distant nation, for the Lord has spoken.9Proclaim this among the nations:Prepare for holy war;rouse the warriors;let all the men of war advance and attack!10Beat your plows into swordsand your pruning knives into spears.Let even the weakling say, “I am a warrior.”11Come quickly,[K]3:11 LXX, Syr, Tg read Gather yourselves and come; Hb obscure all you surrounding nations;gather yourselves.Bring down Your warriors there, Lord.12Let the nations be rousedand come to the Valley of Jehoshaphat,for there I will sit downto judge all the surrounding nations.13Swing the sicklebecause the harvest is ripe.Come and trample the grapesbecause the winepress is full;the wine vats overflowbecause the wickedness of the nations is great.14Multitudes, multitudesin the valley of decision!For the Day of the Lord is nearin the valley of decision.15The sun and moon will grow dark,and the stars will cease their shining.16The Lord will roar from Zionand raise His voice from Jerusalem;heaven and earth will shake.But the Lord will be a refuge for His people,a stronghold for the Israelites.Israel Blessed17Then you will knowthat I am Yahweh your God,who dwells in Zion, My holy mountain.Jerusalem will be holy,and foreigners will never overrun it again.18In that daythe mountains will drip with sweet wine,and the hills will flow with milk.All the streams of Judah will flow with water,and a spring will issue from the Lord’s house,watering the Valley of Acacias.[L]3:18 Or Shittim19Egypt will become desolate,and Edom a desert wasteland,because of the violence done to the people of Judahin whose land they shed innocent blood.20But Judah will be inhabited forever,and Jerusalem from generation to generation.21I will pardon their bloodguilt,[M]3:21 LXX, Syr read I will avenge their bloodwhich I have not pardoned,for the Lord dwells in Zion.