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Joel 3:3

Context
NETBible

and they cast lots for my people. They traded 1  a boy for a prostitute; they sold a little girl for wine so they could drink. 2 

XREF

2Ch 28:8,9; Am 2:6; Ob 1:11; Na 3:10; Re 18:13

NET © Notes

tn Heb “gave.”

sn Heb “and they drank.” Joel vividly refers to a situation where innocent human life has little value; its only worth is its use in somehow satisfying selfish appetites of wicked people who have control over others (cf. Amos 2:6 and 8:6).



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