Joel 3:10
Good News Translation
Hammer the points of your plows into swords and your pruning knives into spears. Even the weak must fight.

Contemporary English Version
Make swords out of plows and spears out of garden tools. Strengthen every weakling."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Cut your ploughshares into swords, and your spades into spears. Let the weak say: I am strong.

New American Bible
Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning knives into spears; let the weakling boast, “I am a warrior!”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Cut your ploughshares into swords, and your spades into spears. Let the weak say: I am strong.

your plowshares.

Isaiah 2:4 And he shall judge the Gentiles, and rebuke many people: and they shall turn their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into sickles: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they be exercised any more to war.

Micah 4:3 And many nations shall come in haste, and say: Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob: and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Sion, and the word of the Lord out of Jerusalem.

Luke 22:36 But they said: Nothing. Then said he unto them: But now he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise a scrip: and he that hath not, let him sell his coat and buy a sword.

pruninghooks.

2 Chronicles 25:8 And if thou think that battles consist in the strength of the army, God will make thee to be overcome by the enemies: for it belongeth to God both to help, and to put to flight.

Zechariah 12:8 In that day shall the Lord protect the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and he that hath offended among them in that day shall be as David: and the house of David, as that of God, as an angel of the Lord in their sight.

Context
The LORD Judges the Nations
9Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war, raise up the strong: let them come, let all the men of war come up. 10Cut your ploughshares into swords, and your spades into spears. Let the weak say: I am strong.11Break forth, and come, all ye nations from round about, and gather yourselves together: there will the Lord cause all thy strong ones to fall down.…
Cross References
Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge the Gentiles, and rebuke many people: and they shall turn their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into sickles: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they be exercised any more to war.

Jeremiah 51:11
Sharpen the arrows, fill the quivers, the Lord hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: and his mind is against Babylon to destroy it, because it is the vengeance of the Lord, the vengeance of his temple.

Micah 4:3
And many nations shall come in haste, and say: Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the house of the God of Jacob: and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth out of Sion, and the word of the Lord out of Jerusalem.

Zechariah 12:8
In that day shall the Lord protect the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and he that hath offended among them in that day shall be as David: and the house of David, as that of God, as an angel of the Lord in their sight.

Additional Translations
Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, ‘I am strong!’Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Beat your ploughshares into swords, and your sickles into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Beat your ploughshares into swords, and your pruning-knives into spears; let the weak say, I am strong.

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Beat your plow-shares into swords, and your pruning-hooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruning hooks into spears. Let the weak say, 'I am strong.'

Beat your ploughshares to swords, And your pruning-hooks to javelins, Let the weak say, 'I am mighty.'
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