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commentary on the prophet Joel

Jean Calvin

commentary on the prophet Joel

Translated andedited by John Owen.

by Jean Calvin

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Published by Banner of Truth Trust in London .
Written in English

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  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Joel -- Commentaries.

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    SeriesGeneva series of commentaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1415
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21210211M
    LC Control Number59003094

    Theory of a Pre-Exilic Period: (a) According to the formerly generally accepted opinion, Joel wrote in the beginning of the reign of King Joash ( B.C.), and was therefore the oldest prophet to leave a book of prophecies. This theory of an early date of composition was, above all, strongly supported by the fact that no mention is made of. Go To Joel Index. Title: The Greek Septuagint (LXX), and Latin Vulgate versions follow the Hebrew Masoretic Text, titling this book after Joel the prophet, the recipient of the message from God (). Joel is referred to only once in the New Testament (Acts ). Author – Date: The author of the prophecy is identified only as “Joel the son of Pethuel.”.

    [2] ↩ For some information concerning the date and times, the Believers Bible Commentary states: ‘Dates as varied as the tenth century to the fifth century B.C. have been suggested. Joel's position in the "Book of the Twelve," as the Jews call the Minor Prophets, indicates that Jewish tradition considered Joel to be an early book. Title The Greek Septuagint and Latin Vulgate versions follow the Hebrew Masoretic Text, titling this book after Joel the prophet, the recipient of the .

    "In his marvelous new book, Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary Across a Millennium, Joel Blecher, engages with tremendous lucidity and brilliance the topic of Hadith commentaries in Muslim intellectual and social history across time and sing the pre-modern and modern periods in sites ranging from the Middle East to South Asia, this book presents in Cited by: 2.   The book of Joel is a prophecy divided into three chapters. The prophet begins by describing an event so singularly extreme that it has never happened before, one that demands to be related to succeeding generations, as it will never occur again. It is a warning to the people about the dangers of turning from God.


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We are altogether uncertain concerning the time when this prophet prophesied; it is probable that it was about the same time Amos prophesied, not for the reason that the rabbin give, “Because Amos begins his prophecy with that wherewith Joel concludes his, The Lord shall roar out of Zion,” but for the reason Dr.

Lightfoot gives, “Because he speaks of the same judgments of. Read Joel commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Study the bible online using commentary on Joel and more. It’s hard know his exact time, because Joel doesn’t mention any other kings or prophets.

Many scholars date the book of Joel to B.C. This makes Joel a pre-exilic prophet, who served before the fall of the northern kingdom of Israel ( B.C.) and the southern kingdom of Judah ( B.C.). Other pre-exilic prophets include Obadiah. Why the Book of Joel is Second in the Order of the 12 Minor Prophets Overall, the sequence of books in “The Twelve” conforms to the historical periods of the prophets, beginning with Hosea and Amos from the mid-eighth century B.C.E.

(as the first and third in the list) and concluding with Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi from the late sixth Author: Michael Fishbane. The prophecy of Joel draws a wide circle from the calamity of his days commentary on the prophet Joel book to time when the people of God will be oppressed and restored and blessed at the day of Christ.

So Joel may be correctly called the prophet of the day of Jehovah. Read Joel 2 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Study the bible online using commentary on Joel 2 and more. (Acts. etc.), that was the very thing which was spoken of here by the prophet Joel, v.

16, v. That was the gift of the Spirit, which, according to this prediction. JOEL The Author: Nothing is known about the prophet Joel whose name this book bears. His name means: “YHWH is God.” He was the son of Pethuel. No further details are given about him anywhere in Scripture.

The Pulpit Commentary relates some information from “Pseudo-Epiphanius, who, in his ‘Lives of the Prophets.’ givesFile Size: KB. SEE ALSO: Advertisement for his book "The Jewish Question" Here is the book = The Jewish Question JOHN GILL Commentary on Joel.

Be cautious (Acts note): Does not always interpret the Scripture Literallyand sometimes replaces Israel with the Church (note). Comment on this Commentary: John Gill unfortunately all too often offers a non-literal interpretation in the. The Book of Joel can be divided neatly into two parts.

Inthe crisis is described as God's judgment and the people are called upon to repent. The pericope for Ash Wednesday falls at the end of this section. The rest of the book contains the prophet's announcement of the advent of the Lord's mercy in new and surprising ways. Prophet of the Coming Day of the Lord: the Message of Joel.

Welwyn Commentary. (Evangelical Press, ) Simkins, Ronald. Yahweh's Activity in History and Nature in the Book of Joel. Ancient Near Eastern Texts & Studies 10 (E. Mellen Press, ) Simundson, Daniel J.

Hosea–Micah. Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries. (Abingdon, ) Stuart. Joel Hear this, ye old men — Ye that have seen and remember many things. Hath this been in your days, &c. — Give attention; and when you have heard and considered, say whether any thing like the calamities which I am about to denounce hath ever happened in your days, or in the days of your fathers.

In this way the prophet shows how great and unparalleled this dearth. In the renewal of Judah’s hillsides by the winter rains, the prophet sees the revitalization of the people because the Lord dwells with them. The Book of Joel may be divided as follows: Announcement of Unprecedented Disaster (–20) The Day of the Lord (–27) The Lord’s Final Judgment (–) «.

Adam Clarke Commentary Joel. Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Chapter 3: Book Overview - Joel by Adam Clarke. Introduction to the Book of the Prophet Joel.

Joel, the son of Pethuel, the second of the twelve minor prophets, was, as is said, of the tribe of Reuben, and city of Bethoran; or rather Betharan, for Bethoran was on this side Jordan, in the tribe.

Commentaries on Joel. A list of the best commentaries on Joel ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. You can find the best commentary on 81%(3). And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I the LORD will make myself known unto him in a vision, and will speak unto him in a dream.

Jeremiah The prophet that hath a dream, let him tell a dream; and he that hath my word, let him speak my word faithfully. The book is universally called Joel after its author.

The name means "Yahweh is God." Author. Of the prophet Joel, we know nothing, except that he was the son of Pethuel (), of whom nothing is known. Date and Setting. It is debated whether Joel is one of the earliest prophets or the latest. (7.) The second of the twelve minor prophets.

He was the son of Pethuel. His personal history is only known from his book. Joel Summary We hope that you find the Joel summary from the KJV Bible chapters and verses helpful to your Bible studies and for references as a guide to further reference to the Book of Joel.

Joel - יוֹאֵל - was a prophet in the Southern Kingdom of Judah during the period of the Divided Kingdom ( BC). The Book of Joel is apocalyptic in nature, referring to the "Day of the Lord." Chapters refer to a plague of locusts which ravaged Judah at the time.

Chapter 2 speaks of God's mercy (), and the end reveals a. This is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: your sons and daughters will prophesy. Joel wasn't the only Old Testament prophet who longed for the day when God would saturate his people with his Spirit.

There is a story about Moses in Numbers –30, similar to Joel's prophecy. However, this little book is like an atom bomb—it is not very big, but it sure is potent and powerful.

We know very little about the prophet Joel. All we are told concerning him is in Joel“The word of the LORD that came to Joel the son of Pethuel.” Joel means “Jehovah is God,” and it was a very common name.

Summary of The Book of Joel. Quick Overview of Joel. – – 1: – – The plague of locusts – – – – the approaching day of the Lord. The prophet Joel showed up in Israel during a time of the most terrible plague of locusts in the nation's history.

Joel came and prophesied to the land of Judah before the plague came. Watch our overview video on the book of Joel, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.

Joel reflects on the "Day of the Lord" and how true repentance will bring.it is noted that the prophet identifies Judah’s enemies as Tyre, Sidon, Philistia, Egypt, and Edom (Joel19) not Assyria, Babylonia, and Persia. The best explanation is that Joel is pre-exilic 1 Thomas J. Finley, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Wycliffe Exegetical Commentary, ed.

Kenneth Barker (Chicago: Moody, ),