2:28 afterward. Joel gives notice of more distant promises.
pour out. Though the word here refers primarily to the pouring out of liquids (Gen. 9:6; Ex. 4:9), it is also used of the Holy Spirit (Ezek. 39:29; Zech. 12:10) who is given to all who believe without distinction as to sex, age, or social position (1 Cor. 12:13).