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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Joel

List of Literary Structures


List of Pericopes

1 Lamentation over the ruin of the country(1:1-12)
2 The day of the LORD is coming(1:13-2:14)
3 God's response and promise(2:15-27)
4 God's spirit poured out(3:1-5)
5 Vengeance of the LORD(4:1-8)
6 Judgment in the valley of Jehoshaphat(4:9-17)
7 The glorious future of Judah(4:18-21)

Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version