Joel 2:3
New International Version
Before them fire devours, behind them a flame blazes. Before them the land is like the garden of Eden, behind them, a desert waste-- nothing escapes them.

New Living Translation
Fire burns in front of them, and flames follow after them. Ahead of them the land lies as beautiful as the Garden of Eden. Behind them is nothing but desolation; not one thing escapes.

English Standard Version
Fire devours before them, and behind them a flame burns. The land is like the garden of Eden before them, but behind them a desolate wilderness, and nothing escapes them.

New American Standard Bible
A fire consumes before them And behind them a flame burns. The land is like the garden of Eden before them But a desolate wilderness behind them, And nothing at all escapes them.

King James Bible
A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A fire destroys in front of them, and behind them a flame devours. The land in front of them is like the Garden of Eden, but behind them, it is like a desert wasteland; there is no escape from them.

International Standard Version
"A fire blazes in their presence, and behind them a conflagration rages. Before they come, the land is like the garden in Eden; after they leave, there is only a barren wasteland. Indeed, nothing escapes them.

NET Bible
Like fire they devour everything in their path; a flame blazes behind them. The land looks like the Garden of Eden before them, but behind them there is only a desolate wilderness--for nothing escapes them!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
In front of this army a fire burns. Behind it flames are blazing. In front of it the land is like the garden of Eden. Behind it the land is like a barren desert. Nothing escapes it!

Jubilee Bible 2000
A fire devours before him and behind him a flame burns: the earth is as the garden of Eden before him, and behind him a desolate wilderness; neither shall anyone escape him.

King James 2000 Bible
A fire devours before them; and behind them a flame burns: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.

American King James Version
A fire devours before them; and behind them a flame burns: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yes, and nothing shall escape them.

American Standard Version
A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and none hath escaped them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Before the face thereof a devouring fire, and behind it a burning flame: the land is like a garden of pleasure before it, and behind it a desolate wilderness, neither is there any one that can escape it.

Darby Bible Translation
A fire devoureth before them, and behind them a flame burneth; the land is as a garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness: yea, and nothing escapeth them.

English Revised Version
A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and none hath escaped them.

Webster's Bible Translation
A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; and nothing shall escape them.

World English Bible
A fire devours before them, and behind them, a flame burns. The land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them, a desolate wilderness. Yes, and no one has escaped them.

Young's Literal Translation
Before it consumed hath fire, And after it burn doth a flame, As the garden of Eden is the land before it, And after it a wilderness -- a desolation! And also an escape there hath not been to it,

Joël 2:3 Afrikaans PWL
Voor hom uit verteer ’n vuur en agter hom brand ’n vlam; voor hom lyk die land soos die tuin van `Eden en agter hom is dit ’n verlate wildernis en hoegenaamd niks ontsnap van hom nie.

Joeli 2:3 Albanian
Para tij një zjarr po gllabëron dhe pas tij një flakë po djeg. Përpara tij vendi është si kopshti i Edenit; dhe pas tij është si një shkretëtirë e mjeruar; po, asgjë nuk i shpëton atij.

ﻳﻮﺋﻴﻞ 2:3 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
قدامه نار تأكل وخلفه لهيب يحرق. الارض قدامه كجنة عدن وخلفه قفر خرب ولا تكون منه نجاة.

Dyr Joheel 2:3 Bavarian
Sein Vorzug ist ayn Feuerwaltzn, sein Naachhuet wie ayn Flammennmör. Vor iem ist s Land wie Öttn, dyrhinter oede Wüestn. Über bleibt daa gar nix.

Иоил 2:3 Bulgarian
Огън пояжда пред тях, И пламък опаля подир тях; Земята пред тях е като Едемската градина, А зад тях гола пустиня; Да! нищо не е избегнало от тях.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
牠們前面如火燒滅,後面如火焰燒盡。未到以前,地如伊甸園,過去以後,成了荒涼的曠野,沒有一樣能躲避牠們的。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
它们前面如火烧灭,后面如火焰烧尽。未到以前,地如伊甸园,过去以后,成了荒凉的旷野,没有一样能躲避它们的。

約 珥 書 2:3 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
他 們 前 面 如 火 燒 滅 , 後 面 如 火 燄 燒 盡 。 未 到 以 前 , 地 如 伊 甸 園 ; 過 去 以 後 , 成 了 荒 涼 的 曠 野 ; 沒 有 一 樣 能 躲 避 他 們 的 。

約 珥 書 2:3 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
他 们 前 面 如 火 烧 灭 , 後 面 如 火 焰 烧 尽 。 未 到 以 前 , 地 如 伊 甸 园 ; 过 去 以 後 , 成 了 荒 凉 的 旷 野 ; 没 有 一 样 能 躲 避 他 们 的 。

Joel 2:3 Croatian Bible
Pred njim oganj proždire, za njim plamen guta. Zemlja je k'o vrt rajski pred njim, a za njim pustinja tužna. Ništa mu ne umiče.

Joele 2:3 Czech BKR
Před tváří jeho oheň zžírati bude, a za ním plamen plápolati; před ním země tato jako zahrada Eden, ale po něm bude poušť přehrozná, a aniž bude, což by ušlo před ním.

Joel 2:3 Danish
Foran det æder Ild, og bag det flammer Lue; foran det er Landet som Eden og bag det en øde Ørk; fra det slipper ingen bort.

Joël 2:3 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Voor hetzelve verteert een vuur, en achter hetzelve brandt een vlam; het land is voor hetzelve als een lusthof, maar achter hetzelve een woeste wildernis, en ook is er geen ontkomen van hetzelve.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְפָנָיו֙ אָ֣כְלָה אֵ֔שׁ וְאַחֲרָ֖יו תְּלַהֵ֣ט לֶֽהָבָ֑ה כְּגַן־עֵ֨דֶן הָאָ֜רֶץ לְפָנָ֗יו וְאַֽחֲרָיו֙ מִדְבַּ֣ר שְׁמָמָ֔ה וְגַם־פְּלֵיטָ֖ה לֹא־הָ֥יְתָה לֹּֽו׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
לפניו אכלה אש ואחריו תלהט להבה כגן־עדן הארץ לפניו ואחריו מדבר שממה וגם־פליטה לא־היתה לו׃

Aleppo Codex
ג לפניו אכלה אש ואחריו תלהט להבה כגן עדן הארץ לפניו ואחריו מדבר שממה וגם פליטה לא היתה לו

Jóel 2:3 Hungarian: Karoli
Elõtte tûz emészt, utána láng lobog; elõtte a föld olyan, mint az Éden kertje, utána pedig kietlen pusztaság; meg sem menekülhet tõle semmi.

Joel 2:3 Esperanto
Antaux gxi ekstermas fajro, kaj post gxi bruligas flamo; antaux gxi la lando estas kiel la Edena gxardeno, kaj post gxi absoluta dezerto; kaj neniu savigxos de gxi.

JOOEL 2:3 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Hänen edellänsä käy kuluttavainen tuli, ja hänen jälissänsä polttavainen liekki. Maa on hänen edessänsä niinkuin Edenin puutarha, mutta hänen jälissänsä niinkuin autio erämaa, ja ei pidä kenenkään pääsemän häneltä pois.

Joël 2:3 French: Darby
Devant lui un feu devore, et une flamme brule apres lui; devant lui le pays est comme le jardin d'Eden, et apres lui, la solitude d'un desert; et rien ne lui echappe.

Joël 2:3 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Devant lui est un feu dévorant, Et derrière lui une flamme brûlante; Le pays était auparavant comme un jardin d'Eden, Et depuis, c'est un désert affreux: Rien ne lui échappe.

Joël 2:3 French: Martin (1744)
Le feu dévore devant sa face, et derrière lui la flamme brûle; le pays était avant sa venue comme le jardin d'Héden; et après qu'il sera parti [il sera comme] un désert de désolation; et même il n'y aura rien qui lui échappe.

Joel 2:3 German: Modernized
Vor ihm her gehet ein verzehrend Feuer und nach ihm eine brennende Flamme. Das Land ist vor ihm wie ein Lustgarten, aber nach ihm wie eine wüste Einöde; und niemand wird ihm entgehen.

Joel 2:3 German: Luther (1912)
Vor ihm her geht ein verzehrend Feuer und nach ihm eine brennende Flamme. Das Land ist vor ihm wie ein Lustgarten, aber nach ihm wie eine wüste Einöde, und niemand wird ihm entgehen.

Joel 2:3 German: Textbibel (1899)
Vor ihm her frißt das Feuer und hinter ihm drein sengt die Flamme. Ist wie Edens Garten das Land vor ihm gewesen, so liegt es hinter ihm als eine wüste Trift, und vor ihm gab es kein Entrinnen!

Gioele 2:3 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
Davanti a lui un fuoco divora, e dietro a lui divampa una fiamma; prima di lui, il paese era come un giardino d’Eden; dopo di lui, è un desolato deserto; nulla gli sfugge.

Gioele 2:3 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
Davanti a lui un fuoco divora, e dietro a lui una fiamma divampa; la terra è davanti a lui come il giardino di Eden, e dietro a lui è un deserto di desolazione; ed anche egli non lascia nulla di resto.

YOEL 2:3 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Di hadapannya adalah suatu api makan selalu dan di belakangnya nyala api menghanguskan; di hadapan mereka itu adalah tanah seperti tanah Eden dan di belakangnya adalah gurun kebinasaan, sehingga satupun tiada dapat luput dari padanya.

요엘 2:3 Korean
불이 그들의 앞을 사르며 불꽃이 그들의 뒤를 태우니 그 전의 땅은 에덴동산 같았으나 그 후의 땅은 황무한 들 같으니 그들을 피한 자가 없도다

Ioel 2:3 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Ante faciem ejus ignis vorans, et post eum exurens flamma. Quasi hortus voluptatis terra coram eo, et post eum solitudo deserti, neque est qui effugiat eum.

Joelio knyga 2:3 Lithuanian
Jų priekyje­visa ryjanti ugnis, užpakalyje­siaučianti liepsna. Kraštas prieš juos kaip Edeno sodas, jiems praėjus­tuščia dykuma; niekas neišsigelbės nuo jų.

Joel 2:3 Maori
I mua i a ratou ko te ahi e kai ana, i muri i a ratou ko te mura e ngiha ana; ko te whenua i mua i a ratou me te mea ko te kari o Erene, a i muri i a ratou he koraha ururua; ae ra, kahore he mea i puta i a ratou.

Joel 2:3 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
Foran det fortærer ild, og efter det brenner lue; som Edens have er landet foran det, og efter det er det en øde ørken, og det er intet som slipper unda det.

Joel 2:3 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
Delante de él consume el fuego, y detrás de él abrasa la llama. Como el huerto del Edén es la tierra delante de él; y detrás de él, un desierto desolado, y de él nada escapa.

Joel 2:3 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Delante de él consume el fuego, Y detrás de él abrasa la llama. Como el huerto del Edén es la tierra delante de él; Y detrás de él, un desierto desolado, Y de él nada escapa.

Joel 2:3 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Delante de él consumirá fuego, tras de él abrasará llama; como el huerto del Edén será la tierra delante de él, y detrás de él como desierto asolado; ni tampoco habrá quien de él escape.

Joel 2:3 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Delante de él consumirá fuego, tras de él abrasará llama; como el huerto de Edén será la tierra delante de él, y detrás de él como desierto asolado; ni tampoco habrá quien de él escape.

Joel 2:3 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Delante de él consumirá fuego, tras de él abrasará llama; como el huerto del Edén será la tierra delante de él, y detrás de él como desierto asolado; ni tampoco habrá quien de él escape.

Joel 2:3 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
Diante deles vai uma espécie de fogo devorador, e atrás, uma chama ardente; a terra à sua frente é como o jardim do Éden; mas, atrás deles, fica um deserto arrasado; sim, por onde passam nada lhes escapa.

Joel 2:3 Portugese Bible
Diante dele um fogo consome, e atrás dele uma chama abrasa; a terra diante dele é como o jardim do Édem mas atrás dele um desolado deserto; sim, nada lhe escapa.   

Ioel 2:3 Romanian: Cornilescu
Arde focul înaintea lui, şi pîlpăie flacăra după el. Înaintea lui, ţara era ca o grădină a Edenului, şi după el este un pustiu sterp: nimic nu -i scapă.

Иоиль 2:3 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
Перед ним пожирает огонь, а за ним палит пламя; перед ним земля как сад Едемский, а позади него будет опустошенная степь, и никому не будет спасения от него.

Иоиль 2:3 Russian koi8r
Перед ним пожирает огонь, а за ним палит пламя; перед ним земля как сад Едемский, а позади него будет опустошенная степь, и никому не будет спасения от него.

Joel 2:3 Swedish (1917)
Framför dem går en förtärande eld och bakom dem kommer en förbrännande låga. Likt Edens lustgård var landet framför dem, men bakom dem är det en öde öken; ja, undan dem finnes ingen räddning.

Joel 2:3 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Isang apoy ang sumusupok sa harap nila; at sa likuran nila'y isang liyab ang sumusunog: ang lupain ay parang halamanan sa Eden sa harap nila, at sa likuran nila'y isang sirang ilang; oo, at walang nakatanan sa kanila.

โยเอล 2:3 Thai: from KJV
ไฟเผาผลาญอยู่ข้างหน้ามันทั้งหลาย และเปลวไฟไหม้อยู่ข้างหลัง แผ่นดินนั้นเหมือนสวนเอเดนก่อนหน้ามันทั้งหลาย พอให้หลังมันไปแล้วก็เป็นถิ่นทุรกันดารที่รกร้าง ไม่มีอะไรจะรอดพ้นมันเลย

Yoel 2:3 Turkish
Önlerini ateş kavuruyor,
Artları alev alev. Önlerinde Aden bahçesi gibi uzanan topraklar
Artlarında ıssız çöllere dönüyor. Hiçbir şey onlardan kurtulamıyor.

Gioâ-eân 2:3 Vietnamese (1934)
Trước mặt nó, có lửa thiêu nuốt, sau lưng nó, có ngọn lửa cháy tiêu. Lúc trước nó, đất nầy như vườn Ê-đen; khi sau nó, ấy là một đồng vắng hoang vu, và không có chi trốn khỏi nó hết.

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