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Bible Verse Dictionary

Joel 2:17 - Rule

Joel 2:17 - 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?
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Let the priests H3548 כֹּהֵן
the ministers H8334 שָׁרַת
of the LORD H3068 יְהֹוָה
weep H1058 בָּכָה
between H996 בֵּין
the porch H197 אוּלָם
and the altar H4196 מִזְבֵּחַ
and let them say H559 אָמַר
Spare H2347 חוּס
thy people H5971 עַם
O LORD H3068 יְהֹוָה
and give H5414 נָתַן
not H408 אַל
thine heritage H5159 נַחֲלָה
to reproach H2781 חֶרְפָּה
that the heathen H1471 גּוֹי
should rule H4910 מָשַׁל
over them wherefore H4100 מָה
should they say H559 אָמַר
among the people H5971 עַם
Where H346 אַיֵּה
is their God H430 אֱלֹהִים


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.