Joel (book of)

Detailed outline of the Book of Joel

Title (1:1) Judah Experiences a Foretaste of the Day of the Lord (1:2—2:17) A Call to Mourning and Prayer (1:2–14) The Announcement of the Day of the Lord (1:15—2:11) A Call to Repentance and Prayer (2:12–17) Judah Is Assured of Salvation in the Day of the Lord (2:18—3:21) The Lord’s Restoration of Judah (2:18–27)


Joel Introduction 1:1 This is the LORD’s message that was given to Joel the son of Pethuel: A Locust Plague Foreshadows the Day of the Lord 1:2 Listen to this, you elders; pay attention, all inhabitants of the land. Has anything like this ever happened in your whole life or in the lifetime of your ancestors? 1:3 Tell your children about it, have your children

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Joel – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF JOEL Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Joel (meaning "one to whom Jehovah is God," that is, worshipper of Jehovah) seems to have belonged to Judah, as no reference occurs to Israel; whereas he speaks of Jerusalem, the temple, the priests, and the ceremonies, as if he were intimately familiar with them (compare Joe