Joel 2:17
New International Version
Let the priests, who minister before the LORD, weep between the portico and the altar. Let them say, "Spare your people, LORD. Do not make your inheritance an object of scorn, a byword among the nations. Why should they say among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"

New Living Translation
Let the priests, who minister in the LORD's presence, stand and weep between the entry room to the Temple and the altar. Let them pray, "Spare your people, LORD! Don't let your special possession become an object of mockery. Don't let them become a joke for unbelieving foreigners who say, 'Has the God of Israel left them?'"

English Standard Version
Between the vestibule and the altar let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep and say, “Spare your people, O LORD, and make not your heritage a reproach, a byword among the nations. Why should they say among the peoples, ‘Where is their God?’”

New American Standard Bible
Let the priests, the LORD'S ministers, Weep between the porch and the altar, And let them say, "Spare Your people, O LORD, And do not make Your inheritance a reproach, A byword among the nations. Why should they among the peoples say, 'Where is their God?'"

King James Bible
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people, Where is their God?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Let the priests, the LORD's ministers, weep between the portico and the altar. Let them say:" Have pity on Your people, LORD, and do not make Your inheritance a disgrace, an object of scorn among the nations. Why should it be said among the peoples, Where is their God?'"

International Standard Version
As they serve between the porch and the altar, let the priests and ministers of the LORD weep and pray: 'Spare your people, LORD, and do not make your heritage a disgrace so that nations ridicule them. Why should they say among the people, "Where is their God?"'"

NET Bible
Let the priests, those who serve the LORD, weep from the vestibule all the way back to the altar. Let them say, "Have pity, O LORD, on your people; please do not turn over your inheritance to be mocked, to become a proverb among the nations. Why should it be said among the peoples, "Where is their God?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The priests who serve the LORD cry between the altar and the entrance to the temple. They say, "Spare your people, O LORD. Don't let the people who belong to you become a disgrace. Don't let the nations ridicule them. Why should people ask, 'Where is their God?'"

Jubilee Bible 2000
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Forgive thy people, O LORD, and do not give thine heritage to reproach that the Gentiles should rule over her: why should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?

King James 2000 Bible
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare your people, O LORD, and give not your heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them: why should they say among the people, Where is their God?

American King James Version
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare your people, O LORD, and give not your heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: why should they say among the people, Where is their God?

American Standard Version
Let the priests, the ministers of Jehovah, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Jehovah, and give not thy heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Between the porch and the altar the priests the Lord's ministers shall weep, and shall say: Spare, O Lord, spare thy people: and give not thy inheritance to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them. Why should they say among the nations: Where is their God?

Darby Bible Translation
Let the priests, the ministers of Jehovah, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare, O Jehovah, thy people, and give not thine inheritance to reproach, that they should be a byword of the nations. Wherefore should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?

English Revised Version
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?

Webster's Bible Translation
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thy heritage to reproach, that the heathen should rule over them: why should they say among the people, Where is their God?

World English Bible
Let the priests, the ministers of Yahweh, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, "Spare your people, Yahweh, and don't give your heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them. Why should they say among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"

Young's Literal Translation
Between the porch and the altar weep let the priests, ministrants of Jehovah, And let them say: 'Have pity, O Jehovah, on Thy people, And give not Thy inheritance to reproach, To the ruling over them of nations, Why do they say among peoples, Where is their God?'

Joël 2:17 Afrikaans PWL
Laat die priesters, die bedienaars van יהוה, tussen die stoep en die altaar huil en laat hulle sê: “O יהוה, spaar U volk en maak nie van U erfenis ’n bespotting, ’n bywoord onder die nasies nie. Waarom sou hulle onder die volke sê: ‘Waar is hulle God?’”

Joeli 2:17 Albanian
Midis portikut dhe altarit le të qajnë priftërinjtë, ministrat e Zotit, dhe le të thonë: "Fale, o Zot, popullin tënd dhe mos ia lër trashëgiminë tënde turpit apo nënshtrimit nga ana e kombeve. Sepse do të thonë midis popujve: "Ku është Perëndia i tyre?"".

ﻳﻮﺋﻴﻞ 2:17 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
ليبك الكهنة خدام الرب بين الرواق والمذبح ويقولوا اشفق يا رب على شعبك ولا تسلم ميراثك للعار حتى تجعلهم الامم مثلا. لماذا يقولون بين الشعوب اين الههم

Dyr Joheel 2:17 Bavarian
Zwischn yn n Vorschopf und n Altter sollnd de Priester klagn; yn n Trechtein seine Diener sollnd bettn: Herr, hab Mitlaid mit deinn Volk, und lifert s decht nit yn dyr Schandd aus! Was mainst, wie d Haidn daa zannetnd?! Zwö sollnd die non sagn aau: Wo ist ietz iener Got?

Иоил 2:17 Bulgarian
Нека плачат свещениците, Служителите Господни, Между предхрамието и олтара, И нека рекат: Пощади, Господи, людете Си, И не предавай наследството Си на позор, Та да ги владеят народите. Защо да рекат между племената: Где е техният Бог?

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
侍奉耶和華的祭司要在廊子和祭壇中間哭泣,說:『耶和華啊,求你顧惜你的百姓,不要使你的產業受羞辱,列邦管轄他們。為何容列國的人說:「他們的神在哪裡呢?」』

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
侍奉耶和华的祭司要在廊子和祭坛中间哭泣,说:‘耶和华啊,求你顾惜你的百姓,不要使你的产业受羞辱,列邦管辖他们。为何容列国的人说:“他们的神在哪里呢?”’

約 珥 書 2:17 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
事 奉 耶 和 華 的 祭 司 要 在 廊 子 和 祭 壇 中 間 哭 泣 , 說 : 耶 和 華 啊 , 求 你 顧 惜 你 的 百 姓 , 不 要 使 你 的 產 業 受 羞 辱 , 列 邦 管 轄 他 們 。 為 何 容 列 國 的 人 說 : 他 們 的   神 在 哪 裡 呢 ?

約 珥 書 2:17 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
事 奉 耶 和 华 的 祭 司 要 在 廊 子 和 祭 坛 中 间 哭 泣 , 说 : 耶 和 华 啊 , 求 你 顾 惜 你 的 百 姓 , 不 要 使 你 的 产 业 受 羞 辱 , 列 邦 管 辖 他 们 。 为 何 容 列 国 的 人 说 : 他 们 的   神 在 哪 里 呢 ?

Joel 2:17 Croatian Bible
Između trijema i žrtvenika neka tuže svećenici, sluge Jahvine. Neka mole: Smiluj se, Jahve, svojem narodu! Ne prepusti baštine svoje sramoti, poruzi naroda. Zašto da se kaže među narodima: Gdje im je Bog?

Joele 2:17 Czech BKR
Kněží, služebníci Hospodinovi, ať plačí mezi síňcí a oltářem, a řeknou: Odpusť, ó Hospodine, lidu svému, a nevydávej dědictví svého v pohanění, tak aby nad nimi panovati měli pohané. Proč mají říkati mezi národy: Kde jest Bůh jejich?

Joel 2:17 Danish
Imellem Forhal og Alter skal Præsterne, HERRENS Tjenere, græde og sige: »HERRE, spar dog dit Folk! Overgiv ej din Arv til Skændsel, til Hedningers Spot! Hvi skal man sige blandt Folkene: Hvor er deres Gud?«

Joël 2:17 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Laat de priesters, des HEEREN dienaars, wenen tussen het voorhuis en het altaar, en laat hen zeggen: Spaar Uw volk, o HEERE! en geef Uw erfenis niet over tot een smaadheid, dat de heidenen over hen zouden heersen; waarom zouden zij onder de volken zeggen: Waar is hunlieder God?

Westminster Leningrad Codex
בֵּ֤ין הָאוּלָם֙ וְלַמִּזְבֵּ֔חַ יִבְכּוּ֙ הַכֹּ֣הֲנִ֔ים מְשָׁרְתֵ֖י יְהוָ֑ה וְֽיֹאמְר֞וּ ח֧וּסָה יְהוָ֣ה עַל־עַמֶּ֗ךָ וְאַל־תִּתֵּ֨ן נַחֲלָתְךָ֤ לְחֶרְפָּה֙ לִמְשָׁל־בָּ֣ם גֹּויִ֔ם לָ֚מָּה יֹאמְר֣וּ בָֽעַמִּ֔ים אַיֵּ֖ה אֱלֹהֵיהֶֽם׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
בין האולם ולמזבח יבכו הכהנים משרתי יהוה ויאמרו חוסה יהוה על־עמך ואל־תתן נחלתך לחרפה למשל־בם גוים למה יאמרו בעמים איה אלהיהם׃

Aleppo Codex
יז בין האולם ולמזבח יבכו הכהנים משרתי יהוה ויאמרו חוסה יהוה על עמך ואל תתן נחלתך לחרפה למשל בם גוים--למה יאמרו בעמים איה אלהיהם

Jóel 2:17 Hungarian: Karoli
A tornácz és az oltár között sírjanak a papok, az Úr szolgái, és mondják: Légy kegyelmes, oh Uram, a te népedhez, és ne bocsásd szidalomra a te örökségedet, hogy uralkodjanak rajtok a pogányok. Miért mondanák a népek között: Hol az õ Istenök?

Joel 2:17 Esperanto
Inter la portiko kaj la altaro ploru la pastroj, servistoj de la Eternulo, kaj ili diru:Indulgu, ho Eternulo, Vian popolon, kaj ne kovru per honto Vian heredajxon, la nacioj ne moku ilin; por kio oni diru inter la popoloj:Kie estas ilia Dio?

JOOEL 2:17 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Papit, Herran palveliat, itkekään esihuoneen ja alttarin välillä, ja sanokaan: armahda, Herra, sinun kansaas, ja älä laske sinun perikuntaas pilkkaan, niin ettei pakanat saisi valtaa heidän päällensä! miksi pitäis sanottaman kansain seassa: kussa on nyt heidän Jumalansa?

Joël 2:17 French: Darby
que les sacrificateurs, les serviteurs de l'Eternel, pleurent entre le portique et l'autel, et qu'ils disent: Epargne ton peuple, o Eternel, et ne livre pas ton heritage à l'opprobre, en sorte qu'ils soient le proverbe des nations. Pourquoi dirait-on parmi les peuples: Ou est leur Dieu?

Joël 2:17 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Qu'entre le portique et l'autel Pleurent les sacrificateurs, Serviteurs de l'Eternel, Et qu'ils disent: Eternel, épargne ton peuple! Ne livre pas ton héritage à l'opprobre, Aux railleries des nations! Pourquoi dirait-on parmi les peuples: Où est leur Dieu?

Joël 2:17 French: Martin (1744)
Que les Sacrificateurs qui font le service de l'Eternel pleurent entre le porche et l'autel, et qu'ils disent : Eternel, pardonne à ton peuple, et n'expose point ton héritage à l'opprobre, tellement que les nations en fassent le sujet de leurs railleries. Pourquoi dirait-on entre les peuples : Où est leur Dieu?

Joel 2:17 German: Modernized
Laß die Priester, des HERRN Diener, weinen zwischen der Halle und Altar und sagen: HERR, schone deines Volks und laß dein Erbteil nicht zuschanden werden, daß Heiden über sie herrschen! Warum willst du lassen unter den Völkern sagen: Wo ist nun ihr Gott?

Joel 2:17 German: Luther (1912)
Lasset die Priester, des Hauses Diener, weinen zwischen Halle und Altar und sagen: HERR, schone deines Volkes und laß dein Erbteil nicht zu Schanden werden, daß Heiden über sie herrschen! Warum willst du lassen unter den Völkern sagen: Wo ist nun ihr Gott?

Joel 2:17 German: Textbibel (1899)
Zwischen der Vorhalle und dem Altar sollen wehklagen die Priester, die Diener Jahwes, und sprechen: Habe Erbarmen, Jahwe, mit deinem Volk, und gieb dein Erbe nicht der Schande preis, daß Heiden über sie herrschen! Warum doch soll man unter den Völkern sagen: Wo ist nun ihr Gott?

Gioele 2:17 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Fra il portico e l’altare piangano i sacerdoti, ministri dell’Eterno, e dicano: "Risparmia, o Eterno, il tuo popolo, e non esporre la tua eredità all’obbrobrio, ai motteggi delle nazioni! Perché si direbbe fra i popoli: Dov’è il loro Dio?"

Gioele 2:17 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Piangano i sacerdoti, ministri del Signore, fra il portico e l’altare, e dicano: Perdona, Signore, al tuo popolo; e non esporre la tua eredità a vituperio, facendo che le genti la signoreggino; perchè si direbbe egli fra i popoli: Dove è l’Iddio loro?

YOEL 2:17 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Hendaklah segala imam, yaitu khadim Tuhanpun, menangis antara serambi yang di hadapan dengan mezbah, sambil sembahnya: Ya Tuhan! sayangkan apalah umat-Mu, jangan bahagian-Mu pusaka Kauserahkan akan dicuca, sehingga orang kafir mengambil suatu perbahasaan akan halnya! mengapa di antara segala bangsa maka orang akan berkata demikian: Di manakah Allah mereka itu?

요엘 2:17 Korean
여호와께 수종드는 제사장들은 낭실과 단 사이에서 울며 이르기를 여호와여 주의 백성을 긍휼히 여기소서 주의 기업으로 욕되게 하여 열국들로 그들을 관할하지 못하게 하옵소서 어찌하여 이방인으로 그들의 하나님이 어디 있느뇨 말하게 하겠나이까 할지어다

Ioel 2:17 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Inter vestibulum et altare plorabunt sacerdotes, ministri Domini, et dicent : Parce, Domine, parce populo tuo ; et ne des hæreditatem tuam in opprobrium, ut dominentur eis nationes. Quare dicunt in populis : Ubi est Deus eorum ?

Joelio knyga 2:17 Lithuanian
Tarp prieangio ir aukuro tegul rauda kunigai, Viešpaties tarnai, sakydami: “Viešpatie, pasigailėk savo tautos, neatiduok savo paveldo pagonių paniekai ir pajuokai! Kodėl tautos turėtų sakyti: ‘Kur yra jų Dievas’?”

Joel 2:17 Maori
Kia tangi nga tohunga, nga minita a Ihowa, ki te takiwa o te whakamahau, o te aata, me te ki atu ano, Tohungia, e Ihowa, tau iwi, kaua ano tou kainga tupu e tukua ki te ingoa kino, kia meinga ko nga tauiwi hei rangatira mo ratou: kia korerotia h ei aha i roto i nga iwi, Kei hea to ratou Atua?

Joel 2:17 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Mellem forhallen og alteret skal prestene, Herrens tjenere, stå gråtende og si: Spar, Herre, ditt folk, og overgi ikke din arv til vanære, så hedninger får råde over den! Hvorfor skal de si blandt folkene: Hvor er deres Gud?

Joel 2:17 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Entre el pórtico y el altar, lloren los sacerdotes, ministros del SEÑOR, y digan: Perdona, oh SEÑOR, a tu pueblo, y no entregues tu heredad al oprobio, a la burla entre las naciones. ¿Por qué han de decir entre los pueblos: ``Dónde está su Dios?

Joel 2:17 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Entre el pórtico y el altar, Lloren los sacerdotes, ministros del SEÑOR, Y digan: "Perdona, oh SEÑOR, a Tu pueblo, Y no entregues Tu heredad al oprobio, A la burla entre las naciones. ¿Por qué han de decir entre los pueblos: 'Dónde está su Dios?'"

Joel 2:17 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Entre la entrada y el altar, lloren los sacerdotes, ministros de Jehová, y digan: Perdona, oh Jehová, a tu pueblo, y no pongas en oprobio tu heredad, para que las gentes se enseñoreen de ella. ¿Por qué han de decir entre los pueblos: Dónde está su Dios?

Joel 2:17 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Entre la entrada y el altar, lloren los sacerdotes, ministros de Jehová, y digan: Perdona, oh Jehová, á tu pueblo, y no pongas en oprobio tu heredad, para que las gentes se enseñoreen de ella. ¿Por qué han de decir entre los pueblos: Dónde está su Dios?

Joel 2:17 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Entre la entrada y el altar, lloren los sacerdotes, ministros del SEÑOR, y digan: Perdona, oh SEÑOR, a tu pueblo, y no pongas en oprobio tu heredad, para que los gentiles se enseñoreen de ella. ¿Por qué han de decir entre los pueblos: Dónde está su Dios?

Joel 2:17 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Que os sacerdotes, que ministram diante de Yahweh, pranteiem entre o pórtico do Templo e o altar, orando nestes termos: “Ó Yahweh, poupa teu povo e não entregues a tua herança ao vexame, para que as nações se escarneçam dele. Por que se haveria de questionar entre os pagãos: ‘Onde está o Deus deles?’”

Joel 2:17 Portugese Bible
Chorem os sacerdotes, ministros do Senhor, entre o alpendre e o altar, e digam: Poupa a teu povo, ó Senhor, e não entregues a tua herança ao opróbrio, para que as nações façam escárnio dele. Por que diriam entre os povos: Onde está o seu Deus?   

Ioel 2:17 Romanian: Cornilescu
Preoţii, slujitorii Domnului, să plîngă între tindă şi altar, şi să zică: ,,Doamne, îndură-Te de poporul Tău! Nu da de ocară moştenirea Ta, n'o face de batjocura popoarelor! Pentru ce să se zică printre neamuri: ,,Unde este Dumnezeul lor?``

Иоиль 2:17 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Между притвором и жертвенником да плачут священники, служители Господни, и говорят: „пощади, Господи, народ Твой, не предай наследия Твоего напоругание, чтобы не издевались над ним народы; для чего будут говорить между народами: где Бог их?"

Иоиль 2:17 Russian koi8r
Между притвором и жертвенником да плачут священники, служители Господни, и говорят: `пощади, Господи, народ Твой, не предай наследия Твоего на поругание, чтобы не издевались над ним народы; для чего будут говорить между народами: где Бог их?`

Joel 2:17 Swedish (1917)
Mellan förhuset och altaret må prästerna, HERRENS tjänare, hålla klagogråt och säga: »HERRE, skona ditt folk, och låt icke din arvedel bliva till smälek, till ett ordspråk bland hedningarna Varför skulle man få säga bland folken: 'Var är nu deras Gud?'»

Joel 2:17 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Manangis ang mga saserdote, ang mga tagapangasiwa ng Panginoon, sa pagitan ng portiko at ng dambana, at kanilang sabihin, Maawa ka sa iyong bayan, Oh Panginoon, at huwag mong ibigay ang iyong bayan sa kakutyaan, na ang mga bansa baga'y magpuno sa kanila: bakit nila sasabihin sa gitna ng mga bayan, Saan nandoon ang kanilang Dios?

โยเอล 2:17 Thai: from KJV
ให้ปุโรหิต คือผู้ปรนนิบัติพระเยโฮวาห์คร่ำครวญอยู่ระหว่างเฉลียงและแท่นบูชา ให้ทูลว่า "ข้าแต่พระเยโฮวาห์ ขอทรงเวทนาประชาชนของพระองค์ ขออย่าทรงกระทำให้มรดกของพระองค์เป็นที่ประณามกัน เพื่อให้ประชาชาติครอบครองเหนือพวกเขา ควรหรือที่เขาจะกล่าวท่ามกางชนชาติทั้งหลายว่า `พระเจ้าของเขาอยู่ที่ไหน'"

Yoel 2:17 Turkish
Kâhinler, RABbin hizmetkârları,
Tapınağın girişiyle sunak arasında ağlaşıp, ‹Ya RAB, halkını esirge› diye yalvarsınlar.
‹Mirasın olan halkının aşağılanmasına izin verme, Uluslar onunla alay etmesin.
Halklar arasında neden, Onların Tanrısı nerede? densin?› ››

Gioâ-eân 2:17 Vietnamese (1934)
Các thầy tế lễ, là những kẻ hầu việc Ðức Giê-hô-va, khá khóc lóc giữa hiên cửa và bàn thờ, và nói rằng: Hãy Ðức Giê-hô-va, xin hãy tiếc dân Ngài, và chớ để cơ nghiệp Ngài bị sỉ nhục, và bị các nước cai trị! Làm sao để người ta nói giữa các dân tộc rằng: Nào Ðức Chúa Trời chúng nó ở đâu!

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