KJV JOE1 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekHOS14.htm JOE2.htm
1:1 The word [H1697] of the LORD [H3068] that came to Joel [H3100] the son [H1121] of Pethuel [H6602] .
1:2 Hear [H8085] this, ye old men [H2205] , and give ear [H238] , all ye inhabitants [H3427] of the land [H776] . Hath this been in your days [H3117] , or even [H518] in the days [H3117] of your fathers [H1] ?
1:3 Tell [H5608] ye your children [H1121] of it, and [let] your children [H1121] [tell] their children [H1121] , and their children [H1121] another [H312] generation [H1755] .
1:4 That which the palmerworm [H1501] hath left [H3499] hath the locust [H697] eaten [H398] ; and that which the locust [H697] hath left [H3499] hath the cankerworm [H3218] eaten [H398] ; and that which the cankerworm [H3218] hath left [H3499] hath the caterpiller [H2625] eaten [H398] .(That which the palmerworm: Heb. The residue of the palmerworm)
1:5 Awake [H6974] , ye drunkards [H7910] , and weep [H1058] ; and howl [H3213] , all ye drinkers [H8354] of wine [H3196] , because of the new wine [H6071] ; for it is cut off [H3772] from your mouth [H6310] .
1:6 For a nation [H1471] is come up [H5927] upon my land [H776] , strong [H6099] , and without number [H4557] , whose teeth [H8127] [are] the teeth [H8127] of a lion [H738] , and he hath the cheek teeth [H4973] of a great lion [H3833] .
1:7 He hath laid [H7760] my vine [H1612] waste [H8047] , and barked [H7111] my fig tree [H8384] : he hath made it clean [H2834] bare [H2834] , and cast [it] away [H7993] ; the branches [H8299] thereof are made white [H3835] .(barked: Heb. laid my fig tree for a barking)
1:8 Lament [H421] like a virgin [H1330] girded [H2296] with sackcloth [H8242] for the husband [H1167] of her youth [H5271] .
1:9 The meat offering [H4503] and the drink offering [H5262] is cut off [H3772] from the house [H1004] of the LORD [H3068] ; the priests [H3548] , the LORD'S [H3068] ministers [H8334] , mourn [H56] .
1:10 The field [H7704] is wasted [H7703] , the land [H127] mourneth [H56] ; for the corn [H1715] is wasted [H7703] : the new wine [H8492] is dried up [H3001] , the oil [H3323] languisheth [H535] .
1:11 Be ye ashamed [H3001] , O ye husbandmen [H406] ; howl [H3213] , O ye vinedressers [H3755] , for the wheat [H2406] and for the barley [H8184] ; because the harvest [H7105] of the field [H7704] is perished [H6] .
1:12 The vine [H1612] is dried up [H3001] , and the fig tree [H8384] languisheth [H535] ; the pomegranate [H7416] tree, the palm tree [H8558] also, and the apple tree [H8598] , [even] all the trees [H6086] of the field [H7704] , are withered [H3001] : because joy [H8342] is withered away [H3001] from the sons [H1121] of men [H120] .
1:13 Gird [H2296] yourselves, and lament [H5594] , ye priests [H3548] : howl [H3213] , ye ministers [H8334] of the altar [H4196] : come [H935] , lie all night [H3885] in sackcloth [H8242] , ye ministers [H8334] of my God [H430] : for the meat offering [H4503] and the drink offering [H5262] is withholden [H4513] from the house [H1004] of your God [H430] .
1:14 Sanctify [H6942] ye a fast [H6685] , call [H7121] a solemn assembly [H6116] , gather [H622] the elders [H2205] [and] all the inhabitants [H3427] of the land [H776] [into] the house [H1004] of the LORD [H3068] your God [H430] , and cry [H2199] unto the LORD [H3068] ,(solemn: or, day of restraint)
1:15 Alas [H162] for the day [H3117] ! for the day [H3117] of the LORD [H3068] [is] at hand [H7138] , and as a destruction [H7701] from the Almighty [H7706] shall it come [H935] .
1:16 Is not the meat [H400] cut off [H3772] before our eyes [H5869] , [yea], joy [H8057] and gladness [H1524] from the house [H1004] of our God [H430] ?
1:17 The seed [H6507] is rotten [H5685] under their clods [H4053] , the garners [H214] are laid desolate [H8074] , the barns [H4460] are broken down [H2040] ; for the corn [H1715] is withered [H3001] .(seed: Heb. grains)
1:18 How do the beasts [H929] groan [H584] ! the herds [H5739] of cattle [H1241] are perplexed [H943] , because they have no pasture [H4829] ; yea, the flocks [H5739] of sheep [H6629] are made desolate [H816] .
1:19 O LORD [H3068] , to thee will I cry [H7121] : for the fire [H784] hath devoured [H398] the pastures [H4999] of the wilderness [H4057] , and the flame [H3852] hath burned [H3857] all the trees [H6086] of the field [H7704] .(pastures: or, habitations)
1:20 The beasts [H929] of the field [H7704] cry [H6165] also unto thee: for the rivers [H650] of waters [H4325] are dried up [H3001] , and the fire [H784] hath devoured [H398] the pastures [H4999] of the wilderness [H4057] .