judges the nations
One day, at that time, I will make them great again.
I will bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat (a place of
There I will
because of what they did to my children, my people Israel.
They broke up my land and each took pieces.
They gave boys to buy women to have sex with them.
They sold girls so that they could get
Get ready for war!
Shout to the soldiers.
Make all the men who fight get ready to attack.
Make the tools that you use on the farm into pointed fighting sticks.
The weak man must say, ‘I am strong!’
And get together in the valley.
Lord, send down your army to attack them.
Bring them into the Valley of Jehoshaphat (place of
I will sit there to
They are ready for you to bring them in.
Walk all over the
They come over the top.
The people in all countries have done so many bad things.
It is there that the day of the Lord will soon come.
and the stars will not shine.
bless his people
He will make a great noise from Jerusalem.
The earth and the sky will move about.
But the Lord will keep his people safe.
You will know that I live in
Jerusalem will be
Strangers will never take it again.
And milk will run from the hills.
All the valleys of Judah will have rivers of water.
Water will come from the house of the Lord
and it will water the Valley of Acacias (special trees).
I will destroy Edom (a country near Israel)
because their people hurt the people in Judah.
The people in Judah had not done anything wrong,
but the people from Edom made them give up their blood.
The Lord lives in