Joel 2:20
New International Version
"I will drive the northern horde far from you, pushing it into a parched and barren land; its eastern ranks will drown in the Dead Sea and its western ranks in the Mediterranean Sea. And its stench will go up; its smell will rise." Surely he has done great things!

New Living Translation
I will drive away these armies from the north. I will send them into the parched wastelands. Those in the front will be driven into the Dead Sea, and those at the rear into the Mediterranean. The stench of their rotting bodies will rise over the land." Surely the LORD has done great things!

English Standard Version
“I will remove the northerner far from you, and drive him into a parched and desolate land, his vanguard into the eastern sea, and his rear guard into the western sea; the stench and foul smell of him will rise, for he has done great things.

New American Standard Bible
"But I will remove the northern army far from you, And I will drive it into a parched and desolate land, And its vanguard into the eastern sea, And its rear guard into the western sea. And its stench will arise and its foul smell will come up, For it has done great things."

King James Bible
But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will drive the northerner far from you and banish him to a dry and desolate land, his front ranks into the Dead Sea, and his rear guard into the Mediterranean Sea. His stench will rise; yes, his rotten smell will rise, for he has done catastrophic things.

International Standard Version
"I will remove the northerners from you, driving them to a barren and desolate land— the front toward the Dead Sea and the back toward the Mediterranean. Their stench will rise, and their stinking odor will ascend, because they have done great things."

NET Bible
I will remove the one from the north far from you. I will drive him out to a dry and desolate place. Those in front will be driven eastward into the Dead Sea, and those in back westward into the Mediterranean Sea. His stench will rise up as a foul smell." Indeed, the LORD has accomplished great things.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"I will keep the northern [army] far from you, and I will force it into a dry and barren land. The soldiers in front will be forced into the eastern sea. The soldiers in back will be forced into the western sea. A foul odor will rise from the dead bodies. They will stink." He has done great things!

Jubilee Bible 2000
But I will remove far off from you he of the north wind and will drive him into a land barren and desolate; his face shall be toward the east sea, and his end unto the western sea, and he shall exhale his foul odour, and he shall decompose, because he has lifted himself up.

King James 2000 Bible
But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the eastern sea, and his back toward the western sea, and his stench shall come up, and his foul smell shall come up, because he has done great things.

American King James Version
But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill smell shall come up, because he has done great things.

American Standard Version
but I will remove far off from you the northern army , and will drive it into a land barren and desolate, its forepart into the eastern sea, and its hinder part into the western sea; and its stench shall come up, and its ill savor shall come up, because it hath done great things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will remove far off from you the northern enemy: and I will drive him into a land unpassable, and desert, with his face towards the east sea, and his hinder part towards the utmost sea: and his stench shall ascend, and his rottenness shall go up, because he hath done proudly.

Darby Bible Translation
And I will remove far off from you him [that cometh] from the north, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, his face toward the eastern sea, and his rear toward the hinder sea; and his stench shall come up, and his ill odour shall come up, for he hath exalted himself to do great things.

English Revised Version
but I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, his forepart into the eastern sea, and his hinder part into the western sea; and his stink shall come up, and his ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.

Webster's Bible Translation
But I will remove far from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face towards the east sea, and his hinder part towards the utmost sea, and his odious scent shall come up, and his ill savor shall come up, because he hath done great things.

World English Bible
But I will remove the northern army far away from you, and will drive it into a barren and desolate land, its front into the eastern sea, and its back into the western sea; and its stench will come up, and its bad smell will rise." Surely he has done great things.

Young's Literal Translation
And the northern I put far off from you, And have driven him unto a land dry and desolate, With his face unto the eastern sea, And his rear unto the western sea, And come up hath his stink, And come up doth his stench, For he hath exerted himself to work.

Joël 2:20 Afrikaans PWL
maar Ek sal die leërmag vanuit die noorde ver van julle af verwyder en Ek sal dit in ’n geskroeide en verlate land indryf; sy voorhoede in die oostelike see en sy agterhoede in die westelike see. Sy stank sal opstyg en sy slegte reuk opkom, want dit het groot dinge gedoen.”

Joeli 2:20 Albanian
Do të largoj nga ju ushtrinë e veriut dhe do ta çoj në një tokë të zhuritur dhe të shkretë; pararojën e saj drejt detit lindor dhe praparojën e saj drejt detit perëndimor; era e keqe e saj do të përhapet, duhma e saj do të përhapet, sepse ka bërë gjëra të mëdha.

ﻳﻮﺋﻴﻞ 2:20 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
والشمالي ابعده عنكم واطرده الى ارض ناشفة ومقفرة مقدمته الى البحر الشرقي وساقته الى البحر الغربي فيصعد نتنه وتطلع زهمته لانه قد تصلّف في عمله

Dyr Joheel 2:20 Bavarian
Dönn Feind daa aus n Nordn schick i ganz weit wögg von enk. I treib n in ayn dürre Oed, sein Vorhuet eyn s Toote Mör umhin und seinn Naachzug eyn s Mittermör danhin. Was mainst, der stinkt gan Himml, wenn yr dyrfäult! Gschieght iem +grad recht; zeerst haat yr +yso prozt.

Иоил 2:20 Bulgarian
Но ще отдалеча от вас северната [язва], И ще я оттласна в безводна и пуста земя, С предната й страна към източното море, А западната й страна към западното море; И воня ще възлезе от нея, И смрад ще се издигне от нея, Защото е извършила надути работи.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
卻要使北方來的軍隊遠離你們,將他們趕到乾旱荒廢之地,前隊趕入東海,後隊趕入西海。因為他們所行的大惡,臭氣上升,腥味騰空。」

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
却要使北方来的军队远离你们,将他们赶到干旱荒废之地,前队赶入东海,后队赶入西海。因为他们所行的大恶,臭气上升,腥味腾空。”

約 珥 書 2:20 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
卻 要 使 北 方 來 的 軍 隊 遠 離 你 們 , 將 他 們 趕 到 乾 旱 荒 廢 之 地 : 前 隊 趕 入 東 海 , 後 隊 趕 入 西 海 ; 因 為 他 們 所 行 的 大 惡 ( 原 文 作 事 ) , 臭 氣 上 升 , 腥 味 騰 空 。

約 珥 書 2:20 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
却 要 使 北 方 来 的 军 队 远 离 你 们 , 将 他 们 赶 到 乾 旱 荒 废 之 地 : 前 队 赶 入 东 海 , 後 队 赶 入 西 海 ; 因 为 他 们 所 行 的 大 恶 ( 原 文 作 事 ) , 臭 气 上 升 , 腥 味 腾 空 。

Joel 2:20 Croatian Bible
Protjerat ću Sjevernjaka od vas daleko, odagnat ga u zemlju suhu i pustu, prethodnicu u Istočno more, zalaznicu u Zapadno more. Dići će se njegov smrad, dizat će se trulež njegova. (Jer učini stvari velike.)

Joele 2:20 Czech BKR
Nebo půlnoční vojsko vzdálím od vás, a zaženu je do země vyprahlé a pusté, přední houf jeho k moři východnímu, konec pak jeho k moři nejdalšímu; i vzejde z něho smrad a puch, jakžkoli sobě mocně počíná.

Joel 2:20 Danish
Fjenden fra Nord driver jeg langt bort fra eder og støder ham ud i et tørt og øde Land, hans Fortrop ud i Havet i Øst og hans Bagtrop i Havet i Vest, og han skal udsprede Stank og ilde Lugt; thi han udførte store Ting.

Joël 2:20 Dutch Staten Vertaling
En Ik zal dien van het noorden verre van ulieden doen vertrekken, en hem wegdrijven in een dor en woest land, zijn aangezicht naar de Oostzee, en zijn einde naar de achterste zee; en zijn stank zal opgaan, en zijn vuiligheid zal opgaan; want hij heeft grote dingen gedaan.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְֽאֶת־הַצְּפֹונִ֞י אַרְחִ֣יק מֵעֲלֵיכֶ֗ם וְהִדַּחְתִּיו֮ אֶל־אֶ֣רֶץ צִיָּ֣ה וּשְׁמָמָה֒ אֶת־פָּנָ֗יו אֶל־הַיָּם֙ הַקַּדְמֹנִ֔י וְסֹפֹ֖ו אֶל־הַיָּ֣ם הָאַֽחֲרֹ֑ון וְעָלָ֣ה בָאְשֹׁ֗ו וְתַ֙עַל֙ צַחֲנָתֹ֔ו כִּ֥י הִגְדִּ֖יל לַעֲשֹֽׂות׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
ואת־הצפוני ארחיק מעליכם והדחתיו אל־ארץ ציה ושממה את־פניו אל־הים הקדמני וספו אל־הים האחרון ועלה באשו ותעל צחנתו כי הגדיל לעשות׃

Aleppo Codex
כ ואת הצפוני ארחיק מעליכם והדחתיו אל ארץ ציה ושממה--את פניו אל הים הקדמני וספו אל הים האחרון ועלה באשו ותעל צחנתו--כי הגדיל לעשות

Jóel 2:20 Hungarian: Karoli
Az északi [népet] is elûzöm tõletek, és puszta és sivatag vidékre vetem azt; elejét a keleti tengerbe, hátulját a nyugoti tengerbe, és bûze magasra száll; felszáll büdössége, mert nagy dolgokat cselekedett.

Joel 2:20 Esperanto
Kaj la nordulon Mi malproksimigos de vi, kaj forpelos lin en landon senakvan kaj dezertan, lian antauxan parton al la maro orienta, kaj lian malantauxan parton al la maro okcidenta; kaj li putros kaj malbonodoros, cxar li faris multe da malbono.

JOOEL 2:20 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Ja tahdon sen, joka pohjoisesta tullut on, teiltä kauvas saattaa, ja ajaa hänen pois korkiaan ja hävitettyyn maahan, hänen kasvonsa itäistä merta päin, ja hänen lopppunsa äärimäisen meren puoleen; ja hänen pitää mätänemän ja haiseman; sillä hän on suuria tehnyt.

Joël 2:20 French: Darby
et j'eloignerai de vous celui qui vient du nord, et je chasserai dans un pays aride et desole, sa face vers la mer orientale, et son arriere-garde vers la mer d'occident; et sa puanteur montera, et son infection montera, parce qu'il s'est eleve pour faire de grandes choses.

Joël 2:20 French: Louis Segond (1910)
J'éloignerai de vous l'ennemi du nord, Je le chasserai vers une terre aride et déserte, Son avant-garde dans la mer orientale, Son arrière-garde dans la mer occidentale; Et son infection se répandra, Sa puanteur s'élèvera dans les airs, Parce qu'il a fait de grandes choses.

Joël 2:20 French: Martin (1744)
J'éloignerai de vous [l'armée venue] du Septentrion, et je la pousserai en un pays sec et désolé ; la partie antérieure vers la mer Orientale; et celle de derrière, vers la mer Occidentale; sa puanteur montera, et son infection s'élèvera, après avoir fait de grandes choses.

Joel 2:20 German: Modernized
Und will den von Mitternacht ferne von euch treiben und ihn in ein dürr und wüst Land verstoßen, nämlich sein Angesicht hin zum Meer gegen Morgen und sein Ende hin zum äußersten Meer. Er soll verfaulen und stinken; denn er hat große Dinge getan.

Joel 2:20 German: Luther (1912)
und will den von Mitternacht fern von euch treiben und ihn in ein dürres und wüstes Land verstoßen, sein Angesicht hin zum Meer gegen Morgen und sein Ende hin zum Meer gegen Abend. Er soll verfaulen und stinken; denn er hat große Dinge getan.

Joel 2:20 German: Textbibel (1899)
Den nordischen Feind werde ich weit weg von euch verjagen und in ein dürres und ödes Land verstoßen, seinen Vortrab in das Ostmeer und seine Nachhut in das Westmeer, daß Gestank von ihm aufsteigen, und Modergeruch von ihm emporsteigen soll; denn er hat ungewöhnliches verübt!

Gioele 2:20 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Allontanerò da voi il nemico che viene dal settentrione e lo caccerò in una terra arida e desolata; la sua avanguardia, verso il mare orientale; la sua retroguardia, verso il mare occidentale; la sua infezione, salirà il suo fetore, perché ha fatto cose grandi".

Gioele 2:20 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
ed allontanerò da voi il Settentrionale, e lo sospingerò in un paese arido e deserto; la parte dinnanzi di esso verso il mare orientale, e quella di dietro verso il mare occidentale; e la puzza di esso salirà, e l’infezione ne monterà dopo ch’egli avrà fatte cose grandi.

YOEL 2:20 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Maka yang berjalan ke utara itu akan Kujauhkan dari padamu, dan Kuhalaukan dia kepada suatu tanah yang kering dan sunyi; hulunya ke laut masyrik dan tutupnya ke laut magrib, maka bau busuknya akan naik dan bau kotornya akan meruap. Demikianlah Iapun akan melakukan perbuatan yang besar-besar.

요엘 2:20 Korean
내가 북편 군대를 너희에게서 멀리 떠나게 하여 메마르고 적막한 땅으로 쫓아내리니 그 전군은 동해로 그 후군은 서해로 들어갈 것이라 상한 냄새가 일어나고 악취가 오르리니 이는 큰 일을 행하였음이니라 하시리라

Ioel 2:20 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Et eum qui ab aquilone est procul faciam a vobis, et expellam eum in terram inviam et desertam : faciem ejus contra mare orientale, et extremum ejus ad mare novissimum : et ascendet fœtor ejus, et ascendet putredo ejus, quia superbe egit.

Joelio knyga 2:20 Lithuanian
Atėjusį iš šiaurės pašalinsiu toli nuo jūsų ir nusviesiu jį į tuščią dykumą, jo veidas bus į Rytų jūrą ir užpakalinė dalis­į Vakarų jūrą. Nuo jo smarvė pakils ir bjaurus kvapas, nes jis baisių dalykų padarė”.

Joel 2:20 Maori
Engari ka mea ahau kia matara atu i a koutou te ope o te raki, ka aia atu ano ia e ahau ki te whenua waikore, maroke rawa; ko tona mata, anga tonu ki te moana i te rawhiti, ko tona tuara ki te moana i te uru; a ka puta ake tona piro, ka puta ake ano tona haunga kino, he nui hoki no ana mahi.

Joel 2:20 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Og fienden fra Norden vil jeg drive langt bort fra eder og jage ham avsted til et tørt og øde land, hans fortropp til havet i øst og hans baktropp til havet i vest; og det skal stige op en stank fra ham, en motbydelig lukt; for altfor store ting har han tatt sig fore.

Joel 2:20 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Al ejército del norte lo alejaré de vosotros y lo echaré a una tierra árida y desolada, su vanguardia hacia el mar oriental, y su retaguardia hacia el mar occidental. Y ascenderá su hedor y subirá su fetidez, porque ha hecho terribles cosas.

Joel 2:20 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Al ejército del norte lo alejaré de ustedes Y lo echaré a una tierra árida y desolada, Su vanguardia hacia el mar oriental, Y su retaguardia hacia el mar occidental. Y ascenderá su hedor y subirá su fetidez, Porque ha hecho cosas terribles."

Joel 2:20 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Y haré alejar de vosotros al ejército del norte, y lo echaré en la tierra seca y desierta: su faz será hacia el mar oriental, y su fin al mar occidental, y exhalará su hedor; y subirá su pudrición, porque hizo grandes cosas.

Joel 2:20 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Y haré alejar de vosotros al del aquilón, y echarélo en la tierra seca y desierta: su faz será hacia el mar oriental, y su fin al mar occidental, y exhalará su hedor; y subirá su pudrición, porque hizo grandes cosas.

Joel 2:20 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Y haré alejar de vosotros al del aquilón, y lo echaré en la tierra seca y desierta; su faz será hacia el mar oriental, y su fin al mar occidental; y exhalará su hedor; y subirá su pudrición, porque se engrandeció.

Joel 2:20 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Conduzirei o invasor que vem do Norte para longe de vós, e o lançarei numa terra árida e deserta; os gafanhotos que vêm na frente serão jogados no mar Morto, Oriental, e os que vêm atrás cairão todos no mar Mediterrâneo, Ocidental. Então acontecerá que a incontável multidão dos mortos apodrecerá e o mau cheiro se espalhará, e será sentido desde muito distante!” Sim, Deus tem feito obras magníficas!”

Joel 2:20 Portugese Bible
e removerei para longe de vós o exército do Norte, e o lançarei para uma terra seca e deserta, a sua frente para o mar oriental, e a sua retaguarda para o mar ocidental; subirá o seu mau cheiro, e subirá o seu fedor, porque ele tem feito grandes coisas.   

Ioel 2:20 Romanian: Cornilescu
Voi depărta dela voi pe vrăjmaşul dela miază-noapte, îl voi izgoni spre un pămînt fără apă şi pustiu, îi voi împinge partea dinainte a oştirii lui în marea de răsărit, şi coada oştirii în marea de apus; iar duhoarea lui se va ridica în sus, şi mirosul lui de putregai se va înălţa în văzduh, căci s'a crezut grozav.

Иоиль 2:20 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
И пришедшего от севера удалю от вас, и изгоню в землю безводную и пустую, переднее полчище его – в море восточное, а заднее – в море западное, и пойдет от негозловоние, и поднимется от него смрад, так как он много наделал зла .

Иоиль 2:20 Russian koi8r
И пришедшего от севера удалю от вас, и изгоню в землю безводную и пустую, переднее полчище его--в море восточное, а заднее--в море западное, и пойдет от него зловоние, и поднимется от него смрад, так как он много наделал [зла].

Joel 2:20 Swedish (1917)
Och nordlandsskaran skall jag förjaga långt bort ifrån eder, jag skall driva den undan till ett torrt och öde Land, dess förtrupp till Östra havet och dess eftertrupp till Västra havet. Och stank skall stiga upp därav, ja, vämjelig lukt skall stiga upp därav, eftersom den har tagit sig för så stora ting.

Joel 2:20 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Kundi aking ihihiwalay na malayo sa inyo ang hukbo sa hilagaan, at aking itataboy siya sa isang lupaing basal at sira, ang kaniyang unaha'y sa dagat silanganan, at ang kaniyang pinakahuling bahagi ay sa dagat kanluran; at ang kaniyang baho ay aalingasaw, at ang masamang amoy ay iilanglang, sapagka't siya'y gumawa ng mga malaking bagay.

โยเอล 2:20 Thai: from KJV
แต่เราจะถอนกองทัพทางทิศเหนือไปให้ห่างไกลจากเจ้า และขับไล่มันเข้าไปในแผ่นดินที่แห้งแล้งและรกร้าง กองหน้าของมันจะหันไปทางทะเลด้านตะวันออก และกองหลังของมันจะหันไปทางทะเลที่อยู่ไกลออกไป กลิ่นเหม็นคลุ้งของมันจะลอยขึ้นมา และกลิ่นเหม็นเน่าของมันจะลอยขึ้นมา เพราะมันทำการใหญ่หลายอย่าง

Yoel 2:20 Turkish
Kuzeyden gelen çekirge ordusunu sizden uzaklaştıracağım,
Kurak ve ıssız bir ülkeye süreceğim. Önden gidenleri Lut Gölüne,
Arkadan gelenleri Akdenize süreceğim. Leşleri kokacak,
Kokuları göklere yükselecek. Çünkü korkunç şeyler yaptılar.

Gioâ-eân 2:20 Vietnamese (1934)
Ta sẽ khiến đạo binh đến từ phương bắc lánh xa các ngươi, và đuổi nó vào đất khô khan và hoang vu, quân tiên phong nó vào biển đông. Quân hậu tập nó và biển tây. Mùi hôi nó bay lên, mùi tanh nó dậy lên, vì nó đã làm những việc lớn.

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