Joel 3:9
Good News Translation
"Make this announcement among the nations: 'Prepare for war; call your warriors; gather all your soldiers and march!

Contemporary English Version
Say to the nations: "Get ready for war! Be eager to fight. Line up for battle and prepare to attack.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war, raise up the strong: let them come, let all the men of war come up.

New American Bible
Announce this to the nations: Proclaim a holy war! Alert the warriors! Let all the soldiers report and march!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war, raise up the strong: let them come, let all the men of war come up.

Proclaim.

Psalm 96:10 Say ye among the Gentiles, the Lord hath reigned. For he hath corrected the world, which shall not be moved: he will judge the people with justice.

Isaiah 34:1 Come near, ye Gentiles, and hear, and hearken, ye people: let the earth hear, and all that is therein, the world, and every thing that cometh forth of it.

Jeremiah 31:10 Hear the word of the Lord, O ye nations, and declare it in the islands that are afar off, and say: He that scattered Israel will gather him: and he will keep him as the shepherd doth his flock.

Jeremiah 50:2 Declare ye among the nations, and publish it, lift up a standard: proclaim, and conceal it not: say: Babylon is taken, Bel is confounded, Merodach is overthrown, their graven things are confounded, their idols are overthrown.

Prepare.

Hebrews sanctify.

Ezekiel 21:21,22 For the king of Babylon stood in the highway, at the head of two ways, seeking divination, shuffling arrows: he inquired of the idols, and consulted entrails. . . .

wake.

Isaiah 8:9,10 Gather yourselves together, O ye people, and be overcome, and give ear, all ye lands afar off: strengthen yourselves, and be overcome, gird yourselves, and be overcome. . . .

Jeremiah 46:3,4 Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle. . . .

Ezekiel 38:7 Prepare and make thyself ready, and all thy multitude that is assembled about thee, and be thou commander over them.

Context
The LORD Judges the Nations
8And I will sell your sons, and your daughters, by the hands of the children of Juda, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, a nation far off, for the Lord hath spoken it. 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.…
Cross References
Isaiah 8:9
Gather yourselves together, O ye people, and be overcome, and give ear, all ye lands afar off: strengthen yourselves, and be overcome, gird yourselves, and be overcome.

Isaiah 8:10
Take counsel together, and it shall be defeated: speak a word, and it shall not be done: because God is with us.

Jeremiah 6:4
Prepare ye war against her: arise, and let us go up at midday: woe unto us, for the day is declined, for the shadows of the evening are grown longer.

Jeremiah 46:3
Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle.

Jeremiah 46:4
Harness the horses, and get up, ye horsemen: stand forth with helmets, furbish the spears, put on coats of mail.

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.

Jeremiah 51:27
Set ye up a standard in the land: sound with the trumpet among the nations: prepare the nations against her: call together against her the kings of Ararat, Menni, and Ascenez: number Taphsar against her, bring the horse as the stinging locust.

Ezekiel 38:7
Prepare and make thyself ready, and all thy multitude that is assembled about thee, and be thou commander over them.

Ezekiel 38:17
Thus saith the Lord God: Thou then art he, of whom I have spoken in the days of old, by my servants the prophets of Israel, who prophesied in the days of those times that I would bring thee upon them.

Micah 3:5
Then shall they cry to the Lord, and he will not hear them: and he will hide his face from them at that time, as they have behaved wickedly in their devices.

Haggai 2:7
And I will move all nations: AND THE DESIRED OF ALL NATIONS SHALL COME: and I will fill this house with glory: saith the Lord of hosts.

Zechariah 14:2
And I will gather all nations to Jerusalem to battle, and the city shall be taken, and the houses shall be rifled, and the women shall be defiled: and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the rest of the people shall not be taken away out of the city.

Zechariah 14:3
Then the Lord shall go forth, and shall fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.

Additional Translations
Proclaim this among the nations: “Prepare for war; rouse the mighty men; let all the men of war advance and attack!Proclaim you this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

Proclaim ye this among the nations; prepare war; stir up the mighty men; let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.

Proclaim these things among the Gentiles; declare war, arouse the warriors, draw near and go up, all ye men of war.

Proclaim this among the nations: prepare war, arouse the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.

Proclaim ye this among the nations; prepare war: stir up the mighty men; let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.

Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

Proclaim this among the nations: "Prepare for war! Stir up the mighty men. Let all the warriors draw near. Let them come up.

Proclaim ye this among nations, Sanctify a war, stir up the mighty ones, Come nigh, come up, let all the men of war.
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