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Joel 2:1New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

II. The Day of the Lord

Chapter 2

The Day Approaches

[a]Blow the horn in Zion,
    sound the alarm on my holy mountain!
Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble,
    for the day of the Lord is coming!
Yes, it approaches,

Footnotes:

  1. 2:1–11 Joel warns the people about the destruction he sees galloping toward Jerusalem. He combines the imagery of the locust invasion (chap. 1) with language from the holy war tradition in order to describe the Lord leading a heavenly army against the enemy, in this case, Jerusalem.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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