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Joel 2:15

    Joel 2:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let a horn be sounded in Zion, let a time be fixed for going without food, have a holy meeting:

    Webster's Revision

    Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly;

    World English Bible

    Blow the trumpet in Zion! Sanctify a fast. Call a solemn assembly.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

    Definitions for Joel 2:15

    Fast - Abstaining from food.
    Sanctify - To be sacred and set apart.

    Clarke's Commentary on Joel 2:15

    Blow the trumpet - Let no time be lost, let the alarm be sounded.

    Barnes' Notes on Joel 2:15

    Before, he had, in these same words Joel 2:1; Joel 1:14, called to repentance, because the Day of the Lord was coming, was near, "a day of darkness," etc. Now , because God is "gracious and merciful, slow to anger and plenteous in goodness," he agains exhorts, "Blow ye the trumpet;" only the call is more detailed, that every sex and age should form one band of suppliants to the mercy of God. : "Most full abolition of sins is then obtained, when one prayer and one confession issueth from the whole Church. For since the Lord promiseth to the pious agreement of two or three, that He will grant whatever is so asked, what shall be denied to a people of many thousands, fulfilling together one observance, and supplicating in harmony through One Spirit?" "We come together," says Tertullian of Christian worship, "in a meeting and congregation as before God, as though we would in one body sue Him by our prayers. This violence is pleasing to God."