New International Version
Do not be afraid, land of Judah; be glad and rejoice. Surely the LORD has done great things!
King James Bible
Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the LORD will do great things.
Darby Bible Translation
-- Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for Jehovah doeth great things.
World English Bible
Land, don't be afraid. Be glad and rejoice, for Yahweh has done great things.
Young's Literal Translation
Do not fear, O land! joy and rejoice, For Jehovah hath exerted Himself to work.
Joel 2:21 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fear not - for the Lord will do great things - The words are repeated from the preceding verse; Jehovah will do great things in driving them away, and supernaturally restoring the land to fertility.
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The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.
"Do not be afraid; you will not be put to shame. Do not fear disgrace; you will not be humiliated. You will forget the shame of your youth and remember no more the reproach of your widowhood.
"'So do not be afraid, Jacob my servant; do not be dismayed, Israel,' declares the LORD. 'I will surely save you out of a distant place, your descendants from the land of their exile. Jacob will again have peace and security, and no one will make him afraid.
You will have plenty to eat, until you are full, and you will praise the name of the LORD your God, who has worked wonders for you; never again will my people be shamed.
On that day they will say to Jerusalem, "Do not fear, Zion; do not let your hands hang limp.
The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing."
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