KJV JOE3 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekJOE2.htm AMO1.htm
3:1 For, behold, in those days [H3117] , and in that time [H6256] , when I shall bring again [H7725] [H7725] the captivity [H7622] of Judah [H3063] and Jerusalem [H3389] ,
3:2 I will also gather [H6908] all nations [H1471] , and will bring them down [H3381] into the valley [H6010] of Jehoshaphat [H3092] , and will plead [H8199] with them there for my people [H5971] and [for] my heritage [H5159] Israel [H3478] , whom they have scattered [H6340] among the nations [H1471] , and parted [H2505] my land [H776] .
3:3 And they have cast [H3032] lots [H1486] for my people [H5971] ; and have given [H5414] a boy [H3206] for an harlot [H2181] , and sold [H4376] a girl [H3207] for wine [H3196] , that they might drink [H8354] .
3:4 Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre [H6865] , and Zidon [H6721] , and all the coasts [H1552] of Palestine [H6429] ? will ye render [H7999] me a recompence [H1576] ? and if ye recompense [H1580] me, swiftly [H7031] [and] speedily [H4120] will I return [H7725] your recompence [H1576] upon your own head [H7218] ;
3:5 Because ye have taken [H3947] my silver [H3701] and my gold [H2091] , and have carried [H935] into your temples [H1964] my goodly [H2896] pleasant things [H4261] :(pleasant: Heb. desirable)
3:6 The children [H1121] also of Judah [H3063] and the children [H1121] of Jerusalem [H3389] have ye sold [H4376] unto the Grecians [H3125] [H1121] , that ye might remove them far [H7368] from their border [H1366] .(the Grecians: Heb. the sons of the Grecians)
3:7 Behold, I will raise [H5782] them out of the place [H4725] whither ye have sold [H4376] them, and will return [H7725] your recompence [H1576] upon your own head [H7218] :
3:8 And I will sell [H4376] your sons [H1121] and your daughters [H1323] into the hand [H3027] of the children [H1121] of Judah [H3063] , and they shall sell [H4376] them to the Sabeans [H7615] , to a people [H1471] far off [H7350] : for the LORD [H3068] hath spoken [H1696] [it].
3:9 Proclaim [H7121] ye this among the Gentiles [H1471] ; Prepare [H6942] war [H4421] , wake up [H5782] the mighty men [H1368] , let all the men [H582] of war [H4421] draw near [H5066] ; let them come up [H5927] :(Prepare: Heb. Sanctify)
3:10 Beat [H3807] your plowshares [H855] into swords [H2719] , and your pruninghooks [H4211] into spears [H7420] : let the weak [H2523] say [H559] , I [am] strong [H1368] .(pruninghooks: or, scythes)
3:11 Assemble [H5789] yourselves, and come [H935] , all ye heathen [H1471] , and gather yourselves together [H6908] round about [H5439] : thither cause thy mighty ones [H1368] to come down [H5181] , O LORD [H3068] .(cause: or, the LORD shall bring down)
3:12 Let the heathen [H1471] be wakened [H5782] , and come up [H5927] to the valley [H6010] of Jehoshaphat [H3092] : for there will I sit [H3427] to judge [H8199] all the heathen [H1471] round about [H5439] .
3:13 Put [H7971] ye in the sickle [H4038] , for the harvest [H7105] is ripe [H1310] : come [H935] , get you down [H3381] ; for the press [H1660] is full [H4390] , the fats [H3342] overflow [H7783] ; for their wickedness [H7451] [is] great [H7227] .
3:14 Multitudes [H1995] , multitudes [H1995] in the valley [H6010] of decision [H2742] : for the day [H3117] of the LORD [H3068] [is] near [H7138] in the valley [H6010] of decision [H2742] .(decision: or, concision, or, threshing)
3:15 The sun [H8121] and the moon [H3394] shall be darkened [H6937] , and the stars [H3556] shall withdraw [H622] their shining [H5051] .
3:16 The LORD [H3068] also shall roar [H7580] out of Zion [H6726] , and utter [H5414] his voice [H6963] from Jerusalem [H3389] ; and the heavens [H8064] and the earth [H776] shall shake [H7493] : but the LORD [H3068] [will be] the hope [H4268] of his people [H5971] , and the strength [H4581] of the children [H1121] of Israel [H3478] .(hope: Heb. place of repair, or, harbour)
3:17 So shall ye know [H3045] that I [am] the LORD [H3068] your God [H430] dwelling [H7931] in Zion [H6726] , my holy [H6944] mountain [H2022] : then shall Jerusalem [H3389] be holy [H6944] , and there shall no strangers [H2114] pass through [H5674] her any more.(holy: Heb. holiness)
3:18 And it shall come to pass in that day [H3117] , [that] the mountains [H2022] shall drop down [H5197] new wine [H6071] , and the hills [H1389] shall flow [H3212] with milk [H2461] , and all the rivers [H650] of Judah [H3063] shall flow [H3212] with waters [H4325] , and a fountain [H4599] shall come forth [H3318] of the house [H1004] of the LORD [H3068] , and shall water [H8248] the valley [H5158] of Shittim [H7851] .(flow: Heb. go)
3:19 Egypt [H4714] shall be a desolation [H8077] , and Edom [H123] shall be a desolate [H8077] wilderness [H4057] , for the violence [H2555] [against] the children [H1121] of Judah [H3063] , because they have shed [H8210] innocent [H5355] blood [heb1818] in their land [H776] .
3:20 But Judah [H3063] shall dwell [H3427] for ever [H5769] , and Jerusalem [H3389] from generation [H1755] to generation [H1755] .(dwell: or, abide)
3:21 For I will cleanse [H5352] their blood [H1818] [that] I have not cleansed [H5352] : for the LORD [H3068] dwelleth [H7931] in Zion [H6726] .(for the: or, even I the LORD that)