Unformatted text preview: o People called to grieve over judgement Locust plague?: 1.4, 11; 2.9, 25 Enemy invasion?: 1.6; 2.1-7, 20 o Purpose of judgement was to bring about repentance- 2.12-14 What to know about Joel o When did he prophesy? Date uncertain o What metaphor does the prophet use to picture the judgement of YHWH? A locust plague o How has that metaphor been interpreted by scholars? Literally or figuratively...
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- Spring '08
- Prophecy, Joel, judgement Locust plague