Joel 3:12

“Let the heathen be wakened, and come vp to the valley of Iehoshaphat: for there will I sit to iudge all the heathen round about.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about.
- King James Version

Let the nations be aroused And come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat, For there I will sit to judge All the surrounding nations.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let the nations bestir themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the nations round about.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let the nations be awake, and come to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there I will be seated as judge of all the nations round about.
- Basic English Bible

Let the nations rouse themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the nations round about.
- Darby Bible

Let the heathen be awakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen on every side.
- Webster's Bible

Let the nations arouse themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the surrounding nations.
- World English Bible

Wake and come up let the nations unto the valley of Jehoshaphat, For there I sit to judge all the nations around.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(4:12) Let the nations be stirred up, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there will I sit to judge all the nations round about.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joel 3:12


3:12 The heathen - The several nations in their appointed time, perhaps the Assyrians first under Salmaneser, next under Sennacherib, both of whom came up to the valley of Jehoshaphat. For there - In the midst of my people to plead with, condemn and punish the heathen round about Judea.


Discussion for Joel 3

  • Sara
    Joel 3:3 is clearly talking about little drag boys like Desmond is amazing and selling little girls that is the human sex trafficking going on at our ports and southern border here in america. This is my second time reading this verse and it just sticks out so much to me. This word is true and always will be. Jesus bless you all
  • Martha
    Derek prince the evangelist he read Joel 3 and got his healing. He read Isaiah 61 as well
  • Patty Tozi
    The Righteous man walks in his integrity. His children are blessed after him. PROVERBS 20:7. One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, make me the kind of man my daddy is. Later that night, the father prayed-- Dear God, make me the kind of man my son wants me to be:AMEN
  • Jackie
    I think that if we humble our self and seek the Lord he will turn America around !!!!
  • DAVID TAYLOR
    JUDGEMENT IS COMING ON AMERICA,YOU CAN'T DO THE THINGS IT IS DOING AND EXPECT GOD TO BLESS,WE REALLY IN TURN SHOULD ALL BE PRAYING ..GOD HAVE MERCY ON AMERICA
  • Saved by Grace; HALLELUJAH!!!!!!!
    AMEN; HALLELUJAH!!!!!!!

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