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Joel 2:32


It will so happen that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be delivered. 1  For on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem 2  there will be those who survive, 3  just as the Lord has promised; the remnant 4  will be those whom the Lord will call. 5 


Ps 50:15; Isa 10:22; Isa 11:11,16; Isa 46:13; Isa 59:20,21; Jer 31:7; Jer 33:3; Ob 1:17,21; Mic 4:6,7; Mic 5:3,7,8; Zec 13:9; Joh 4:22; Joh 10:16; Ac 2:21; Ac 2:39; Ac 15:17; Ro 8:28-30; Ro 9:24,27; Ro 10:11-14; Ro 11:5,7; Ro 11:26; 1Co 1:2; 2Th 2:13,14; Heb 12:22

NET © Notes

tn While a number of English versions render this as “saved” (e.g., NIV, NRSV, NLT), this can suggest a “spiritual” or “theological” salvation rather than the physical deliverance from the cataclysmic events of the day of the Lord described in the context.

map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

tn Heb “deliverance”; or “escape.” The abstract noun “deliverance” or “escape” probably functions here as an example of antimeria, referring to those who experience deliverance or escape with their lives: “escaped remnant” or “surviving remnant” (Gen 32:8; 45:7; Judg 21:17; 2 Kgs 19:30, 31; Isa 4:2; 10:20; 15:9; 37:31, 32; Ezek 14:22; Obad 1:17; Ezra 9:8, 13-15; Neh 1:2; 1 Chr 4:43; 2 Chr 30:6).

tn Heb “and among the remnant.”

tn The participle used in the Hebrew text seems to indicate action in the imminent future.

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