Joel 2:12

NET ©

“Yet even now,” the Lord says, “return to me with all your heart – with fasting, weeping, and mourning. Tear your hearts, not just your garments!”

NIV ©

"Even now," declares the LORD, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning."

NASB ©

"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Return to Me with all your heart, And with fasting, weeping and mourning;

NLT ©

That is why the LORD says, "Turn to me now, while there is time! Give me your hearts. Come with fasting, weeping, and mourning.

MSG ©

But there's also this, it's not too late--GOD's personal Message!--"Come back to me and really mean it! Come fasting and weeping, sorry for your sins!"

BBE ©

But even now, says the Lord, come back to me with all your heart, keeping from food, with weeping and with sorrow:

NRSV ©

Yet even now, says the LORD, return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning;

NKJV ©

"Now, therefore," says the LORD, "Turn to Me with all your heart, With fasting, with weeping, and with mourning."

KJV
Therefore also now, saith
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the LORD
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turn
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and with fasting
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and with weeping
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and with mourning
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Man
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Mgw (2:12)
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LXXM
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CONJ
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ADV
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NET © [draft] ITL
“Yet even
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now
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,” the Lord
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says
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, “return
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to
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me with all
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your heart
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– with fasting
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, weeping
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, and mourning
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. Tear your hearts, not just your garments!”
NET © Notes

sn The figurative language calls for genuine repentance, and not merely external ritual that goes through the motions.