Joel 3:3
Good News Translation
They threw dice to decide who would get the captives. They sold boys and girls into slavery to pay for prostitutes and wine.

Contemporary English Version
and gambled to see who would get my people; they sold boys and girls to pay for prostitutes and wine.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they have cast lots upon my people: and the boy they have put in the stews, and the girl they have sold for wine, that they might drink.

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And they have cast lots upon my people: and the boy they have put in the stews, and the girl they have sold for wine, that they might drink.

2 Chronicles 28:8,9 And the children of Israel carried away of their brethren two hundred thousand women, boys, and girls, and an immense booty: and they brought it to Samaria. . . .

Amos 2:6 Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Israel, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath sold the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of shoes.

Obadiah 1:11 For the slaughter, and for the iniquity against thy brother Jacob, confusion shall cover thee, and thou shalt perish for ever.

Nahum 3:10 Yet she also was removed and carried into captivity: her young children were dashed in pieces at the top of every street, and they cast lots upon her nobles, and all her great men were bound in fetters.

Revelation 18:13 And cinnamon and odours and ointment and frankincense and wine and oil and fine flour and wheat and beasts and sheep and horses and chariots: and slaves and souls of men.

Context
The LORD Judges the Nations
2I will gather together all nations and will bring them down into the valley of Josaphat: and I will plead with them there for my people, and for my inheritance, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and have parted my land. 3And they have cast lots upon my people: and the boy they have put in the stews, and the girl they have sold for wine, that they might drink.4But what have you to do with me, O Tyre, and Sidon, and all the coast of the Philistines? will you revenge yourselves on me? and if you revenge yourselves on me, I will very soon return you a recompense upon your own head.…
Cross References
Job 6:27
You rush in upon the fatherless, and you endeavour to overthrow your friend.

Ezekiel 27:13
Greece, Thubal, and Mosoch, they were thy merchants, they brought to thy people slaves and vessels of brass.

Joel 1:5
Awake, ye that are drunk, and weep, and mourn all ye that take delight in drinking sweet wine: for it is cut off from your mouth.

Amos 2:6
Thus saith the Lord: For three crimes of Israel, and for four I will not convert him: because he hath sold the just man for silver, and the poor man for a pair of shoes.

Obadiah 1:11
For the slaughter, and for the iniquity against thy brother Jacob, confusion shall cover thee, and thou shalt perish for ever.

Nahum 3:10
Yet she also was removed and carried into captivity: her young children were dashed in pieces at the top of every street, and they cast lots upon her nobles, and all her great men were bound in fetters.

Additional Translations
They cast lots for My people; they bartered a boy for a prostitute and sold a girl for wine to drink.And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

and cast lots over my people, and have given their boys to harlots, and sold their girls for wine, and have drunk.

and they have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, and have drunk [it].

and they have cast lots for my people: and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for a harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

and have cast lots for my people, and have given a boy for a prostitute, and sold a girl for wine, that they may drink.

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.
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