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15 The sun and moon are darkened;
the stars withhold[a] their brightness.
16 The Lord roars from Zion;
from Jerusalem his voice bellows out.[b]
The heavens[c] and the earth shake.
But the Lord is a refuge for his people;
he is a stronghold for the citizens[d] of Israel.

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  1. Joel 3:15 tn Heb “gather in.”
  2. Joel 3:16 tn Heb “he sounds forth his voice.”
  3. Joel 3:16 tn Or “the sky.” See the note on “sky” in 2:30.
  4. Joel 3:16 tn Heb “sons.”

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