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19 The Lord responded[a] to his people,
“Look! I am about to restore your grain[b]
as well as fresh wine and olive oil.
You will be fully satisfied.[c]
I will never again make you an object of mockery among the nations.

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  1. Joel 2:19 tn Heb “answered and said.”
  2. Joel 2:19 tn Heb “Look! I am sending grain to you.” The participle used in the Hebrew text seems to suggest imminent action.
  3. Joel 2:19 tc One of the Qumran manuscripts (4QXXIIc) inserts “and you will eat” before “and you will be fully satisfied,” the latter phrase being the reading of the MT and LXX.