“Tell ye your children of it, and let your children tell their children, and their children another generation.”
King James Version (KJV)
1:1 Came to Joel - Probably in the latter end of Jeroboam the second's reign over Israel and in the days of Uzziah, over Judah.
1:2 Old men - The oldest among you, who can remember things done many years ago.
1:4 Palmer - worm - Four sorts of insects, are here mentioned, which succeeded each other, and devoured all that might be a support to the Jews, whence ensued a grievous famine.
1:5 Is cut off - Suddenly cut off even when you are ready to drink it, and totally cut off by these devouring vermin.