Joel 2:27-3:17

A. Ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am Yahweh your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed (2:27)

B. Heavens… earth… sun… moon (2:30,31)

C. The great and terrible day of Yahweh (2:31)

D. The valley of Jehoshaphat (3:2)

E. Speedily will I return your recompense upon your own head (3:4)

F. The children Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Grecians (3:6)

F’. I will raise them out of the place whither ye have sold them (3:7)

E’. Will return your recompense upon your own head (3:7)

D’. The valley of Jehoshaphat (3:12)

C’. The day of Yahweh is near (3:14)

B’. Sun… moon… heavens and the earth (3:15,16)

A’. So shall ye know that I am Yahweh your God dwelling in Zion my holy mountain (3:17)


a. 28 And it shall come to pass afterward,
that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh;
b. and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy,
        c. your old men shall dream dreams,
       c’. your young men shall see visions:
b’. 29 And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids
a’. in those days will I pour out my spirit.

One thought on “Joel 2:27-3:17”

  1. I wonder if this chiasm even extends from 2:23-3:18 as verses 2:23-26 and 3:18 focus on abundant blessings from the Lord.

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