Joel 2:25
New International Version
“I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten— the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm — my great army that I sent among you.

New Living Translation
The LORD says, “I will give you back what you lost to the swarming locusts, the hopping locusts, the stripping locusts, and the cutting locusts. It was I who sent this great destroying army against you.

English Standard Version
I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter, my great army, which I sent among you.

Berean Study Bible
I will repay you for the years eaten by locusts—the swarming locust, the young locust, the destroying locust, and the devouring locust—My great army that I sent against you.

King James Bible
And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

New King James Version
“So I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, The crawling locust, The consuming locust, And the chewing locust, My great army which I sent among you.

New American Standard Bible
“Then I will compensate you for the years That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust, and the gnawing locust— My great army which I sent among you.

NASB 1995
“Then I will make up to you for the years That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust and the gnawing locust, My great army which I sent among you.

NASB 1977
“Then I will make up to you for the years That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust, and the gnawing locust, My great army which I sent among you.

Amplified Bible
“And I will compensate you for the years That the swarming locust has eaten, The creeping locust, the stripping locust, and the gnawing locust— My great army which I sent among you.

Christian Standard Bible
I will repay you for the years that the swarming locust ate, the young locust, the destroying locust, and the devouring locust — my great army that I sent against you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will repay you for the years that the swarming locust ate, the young locust, the destroying locust, and the devouring locust— My great army that I sent against you.

American Standard Version
And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the canker-worm, and the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, my great army which I sent among you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall pay you the years that the flying locust ate, and the crawling locust and the canker worm and the palmer worm, my great army which I sent upon you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And I will recompense you for the years which the locust, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, and the cankerworm have eaten, even my great army, which I sent against you.

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD your God, will make up for the losses caused by those swarms and swarms of locusts I sent to attack you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will restore to you the ears which the locust, and the bruchus, and the mildew, and the palmerworm have eaten; my great host which I sent upon you.

English Revised Version
And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

Good News Translation
I will give you back what you lost in the years when swarms of locusts ate your crops. It was I who sent this army against you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Then I will repay you for the years that the mature locusts, the adult locusts, the grasshoppers, and the young locusts ate your crops. (They are the large army that I sent against you.)

International Standard Version
"Then I will restore to you the years that the locust swarm devoured, as did the young locust, the other locusts, and the ravaging locust, that great army of mine that I sent among you.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, The canker-worm, and the caterpiller, and the palmer-worm, My great army which I sent among you.

Literal Standard Version
“And I have repaid to you the years that the locust consumed, The cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, My great force that I sent against you.

NET Bible
I will make up for the years that the 'arbeh -locust consumed your crops--the yeleq -locust, the hasil -locust, and the gazam -locust--my great army that I sent against you.

New Heart English Bible
I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the great locust, the grasshopper, and the caterpillar, my great army, which I sent among you.

World English Bible
I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the great locust, the grasshopper, and the caterpillar, my great army, which I sent among you.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have recompensed to you the years That consume did the locust, the cankerworm, And the caterpillar, and the palmer-worm, My great force that I did send against you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Restoration Promised
24The threshing floors will be full of grain, and the vats will overflow with new wine and oil. 25I will repay you for the years eaten by locusts— the swarming locust, the young locust, the destroying locust, and the devouring locust— My great army that I sent against you. 26You will have plenty to eat, until you are satisfied. You will praise the name of the LORD your God, who has worked wonders for you. My people will never again be put to shame.…

Cross References
Exodus 10:5
They will cover the face of the land so that no one can see it. They will devour whatever is left after the hail and eat every tree that grows in your fields.

Jeremiah 46:23
They will chop down her forest, declares the LORD, dense though it may be, for they are more numerous than locusts; they cannot be counted.

Joel 1:4
What the devouring locust has left, the swarming locust has eaten; what the swarming locust has left, the young locust has eaten; and what the young locust has left, the destroying locust has eaten.

Joel 2:2
a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like the dawn overspreading the mountains a great and strong army appears, such as never was of old, nor will ever be in ages to come.

Joel 2:11
The LORD raises His voice in the presence of His army. Indeed, His camp is very large, for mighty are those who obey His command. For the Day of the LORD is great and very dreadful. Who can endure it?

Malachi 3:11
I will rebuke the devourer for you, so that it will not destroy the fruits of your land, and the vine in your field will not fail to produce fruit," says the LORD of Hosts.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will restore to you the years that the locust has eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.

that.

Joel 2:2-11
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations…

Joel 1:4-7
That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpiller eaten…

Zechariah 10:6
And I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them; for I have mercy upon them: and they shall be as though I had not cast them off: for I am the LORD their God, and will hear them.









(25) I will restore to you the years--i.e., the years which would have been necessary in the ordinary course of nature for the land to recover from the ravages of the "great army."



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will repay
וְשִׁלַּמְתִּ֤י (wə·šil·lam·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7999: To be safe, to be, completed, to be friendly, to reciprocate

you
לָכֶם֙ (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

for the years
הַשָּׁנִ֔ים (haš·šā·nîm)
Article | Noun - feminine plural
Strong's 8141: A year

that
אֲשֶׁר֙ (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the swarming locusts
הָֽאַרְבֶּ֔ה (hā·’ar·beh)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 697: (a kind of) locust

have eaten—
אָכַ֣ל (’ā·ḵal)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 398: To eat

the young locust,
הַיֶּ֖לֶק (hay·ye·leq)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3218: A devourer, the young locust

the destroying locust,
וְהֶחָסִ֣יל (wə·he·ḥā·sîl)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2625: The ravager, a locust

and the devouring locust—
וְהַגָּזָ֑ם (wə·hag·gā·zām)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1501: A kind of locust

My great
הַגָּד֔וֹל (hag·gā·ḏō·wl)
Article | Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's 1419: Great, older, insolent

army
חֵילִי֙ (ḥê·lî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2426: An army, an intrenchment

that
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

I sent
שִׁלַּ֖חְתִּי (šil·laḥ·tî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7971: To send away, for, out

against you.
בָּכֶֽם׃ (bā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew


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