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Joel 3:1 Commentary - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

1. For ] The chapter is closely connected with Joe 2:28-32, for explaining how the faithful Israelites will be delivered (Joe 2:32); viz. on account of a judgement to be held upon the heathen world, which will have the effect of freeing the Israelites.

behold ] The particle, as often, draws attention to some new and important announcement (cf. Isa 3:1; Isa 7:14; Isa 19:1; Amo 6:11, &c.).

in those days, and in that time ] The same combination, Jer 33:15; Jer 50:4; Jer 50:20. The time referred to is that of Israel’s deliverance (Joe 2:32).

bring again the captivity ] or, perhaps, turn the fortune (comp. on Amo 9:14): upon either interpretation, a decisive change in the condition of Judah and Jerusalem is denoted by the words.

Part II. Chap. Joe 2:18 to Joe 3:21

Jehovah’s answer to His people’s prayer of penitence. He will remove from them the plague of locusts, and bestow upon them an abundance of both material and spiritual gifts (Joe 2:18-32); His judgment will alight only upon the nations who are their foes; His own people will dwell for ever securely under the protection of His presence (ch. 3).

Consult other comments:

Joel 3:1 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Joel 3:1 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Joel 3:1 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

Joel 3:1 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

Joel 3:1 - B.H. Carroll's An Interpretation of the English Bible

Joel 3:1 - Through the Bible Commentary

Joel 3:1 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

Joel 3:1 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

Joel 3:1 - College Press Bible Study Textbook Series

Joel 3:1 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

Joel 3:1 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

Joel 3:1 - Expositors Bible Commentary

Joel 3:1 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

Joel 3:1 - Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Joel 3:1 - F.B. Meyer's Through the Bible Commentary

Joel 3:1 - Gaebelein's Annotated Bible (Commentary)

Joel 3:1 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

Joel 3:1 - Geneva Bible Notes

Joel 3:1 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

Joel 3:1 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Joel 3:1 - Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary

Joel 3:1 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

Joel 3:1 - Commentaries on the New Testament and Prophets

Joel 3:1 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Joel 3:1 - Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament

Joel 3:1 - The Popular Commentary on the Bible by Kretzmann

Joel 3:1 - A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Critical, Doctrinal, and Homiletical by Lange

Joel 3:1 - The People's Bible by Joseph Parker

Joel 3:1 - Peake's Commentary on the Bible

Joel 3:1 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

Joel 3:1 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

Joel 3:1 - The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary Edited by Joseph S. Exell

Joel 3:1 - The Complete Pulpit Commentary

Joel 3:1 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

Joel 3:1 - The Bible of the Expositor and the Evangelist by Riley

Joel 3:1 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

Joel 3:1 - Sutcliffe's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Joel 3:1 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

Joel 3:1 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Joel 3:1 - You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Bob Utley

Joel 3:1 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

Joel 3:1 - Combined Bible Commentary

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