1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
3:1 ¶ For lo, in those days, and in that time, When I turn back [to] the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,
3:2 Then I have gathered all the nations, And caused them to go down unto the valley of Jehoshaphat, And I have been judged with them there, Concerning My people and Mine inheritanceIsrael, Whom they scattered among nations, And My land they have apportioned.
3:3 And for My people they do cast a lot, And they give the young man for an harlot, And the young woman have sold for wine, That they may drink.
3:4 And also, what [are] ye to Me, O Tyre and Zidon, And all circuits of Philistia? Recompence are ye rendering unto Me? And if ye are giving recompence to Me, Swiftly, hastily, I turn back your recompence on your head.
3:5 In that My silver and My gold ye took, And My desirable things that are good, Ye have brought in to your temples.
3:6 And sons of Judah, and sons of Jerusalem, Ye have sold to the sons of Javan, To put them far off from their border.
3:7 Lo, I am stirring them up out of the place Whither ye have sold them, And I have turned back your recompence on your head,
3:9 ¶ Proclaim ye this among nations, Sanctify a war, stir up the mighty ones, Come nigh, come up, let all the men of war.
3:10 Beat your ploughshares to swords, And your pruning-hooks to javelins, Let the weak say, 'I [am] mighty.'
3:12 Wake and come up let the nations unto the valley of Jehoshaphat, For there I sit to judge all the nations around.
3:13 Send ye forth a sickle, For ripened hath harvest, Come in, come down, for filled hath been the press, Overflowed hath wine-presses, For great [is] their wickedness.
3:15 Sun and moon have been black, And stars have gathered up their shining.
3:18 ¶ And it hath come to pass, in that day, Drop down do the mountains juice, And the hills do flow [with] milk, And all streams of Judah do go [with] water, And a fountain from the house of Jehovah goeth forth, And hath watered the valley of Shittim.
3:19 Egypt a desolation becometh, And Edom a desolation, a wilderness, becometh, For violence [to] sons of Judah, Whose innocent blood they shed in their land.
3:20 And Judah to the age doth dwell, And Jerusalem to generation and generation.
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