Joel 3:3

“And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Joel 3:3

And they haue cast lots for my people, and haue giuen a boy for a harlot, and solde a girle for wine, that they might drinke.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They have also cast lots for My people, Traded a boy for a harlot And sold a girl for wine that they may drink.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they have put the fate of my people to the decision of chance: giving a boy for the price of a loose woman and a girl for a drink of wine.
- Basic English Bible

and they have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, and have drunk [it].
- Darby Bible

And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.
- Webster's Bible

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a prostitute, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.
- World English Bible

And for My people they do cast a lot, And they give the young man for an harlot, And the young woman have sold for wine, That they may drink.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(4:3) And they have cast lots for My people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, and have drunk.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Joel 3:3

Wesley's Notes for Joel 3:3


3:3 Cast lots - It was customary with conquerors to divide the captives by lot, and so did these enemies of the Jews.


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