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Joel 2:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Blow a trumpet in Zion, Consecrate a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Blow the trumpet in Zion, hallow a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Blow ye a horn, in Zion,—hallow a fast, call a solemn assembly:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Blow ye a trumpet in Zion, Sanctify a fast—proclaim a restraint.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Blow the trumpet in Sion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctifie a fast, call a solemne assembly.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Sound the trumpet in Zion{gr.Sion}, sanctify a fast, proclaim a [solemn] service:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Blow the trumpet in Tziyyon, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Blow 8628
{8628} Prime
תָּקַע
taqa`
{taw-kah'}
A primitive root; to clatter, that is, slap (the hands together), clang (an instrument); by analogy to drive (a nail or tent pin, a dart, etc.); by implication to become bondsman (by handclasping).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
the trumpet 7782
{7782} Prime
שׁוֹפָר
showphar
{sho-far'}
From H8231 in the original sense of incising; a cornet (as giving a clear sound) or curved horn.
in Xiyyn צִיּוֹן, 6726
{6726} Prime
צִיּוֹן
Tsiyown
{tsee-yone'}
The same (regular) as H6725; Tsijon (as a permanent capital), a mountain of Jerusalem.
sanctify 6942
{6942} Prime
קָדַשׁ
qadash
{kaw-dash'}
A primitive root; to be (causatively make, pronounce or observe as) clean (ceremonially or morally).
z8761
<8761> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 446
a fast, 6685
{6685} Prime
צוֹם
tsowm
{tsome}
From H6684; a fast.
call 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
a solemn assembly: 6116
{6116} Prime
עֲצָרָה
`atsarah
{ats-aw-raw'}
From H6113; an assembly, especially on a festival or holiday.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Joel 2:15

_ _ Blow the trumpet — to convene the people (Numbers 10:3). Compare Joel 1:14. The nation was guilty, and therefore there must be a national humiliation. Compare Hezekiah’s proceedings before Sennacherib’s invasion (2 Chronicles 30:1-27).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Joel 2:12-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Blow:

Joel 2:1 Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for [it is] nigh at hand;
Numbers 10:3 And when they shall blow with them, all the assembly shall assemble themselves to thee at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

sanctify:

Joel 1:14 Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders [and] all the inhabitants of the land [into] the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD,
1 Kings 21:9 And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
1 Kings 21:12 They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.
2 Kings 10:20 And Jehu said, Proclaim a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed [it].
Jeremiah 36:9 And it came to pass in the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, in the ninth month, [that] they proclaimed a fast before the LORD to all the people in Jerusalem, and to all the people that came from the cities of Judah unto Jerusalem.
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Nu 10:3. 1K 21:9, 12. 2K 10:20. Jr 36:9. Jol 1:14; 2:1.

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