Acts 2:20



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD, BEFORE THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS DAY OF THE LORD SHALL COME.

King James Version

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:

International Standard Version

The sun will become dark, and the moon turn to blood, before the coming of the great and glorious Day of the Lord.

A Conservative Version

The sun will be changed into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and wonderful day of Lord comes.

American Standard Version

The sun shall be turned into darkness, And the moon into blood, Before the day of the Lord come, That great and notable day .

Amplified

The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the obvious day of the Lord comes -- "that great and notable and conspicuous and renowned [day].

An Understandable Version

[In that day] the sun will become dark and the moon will [appear] as blood. [This will all happen] before the great and wonderful day when the Lord comes. [Note: Some view these last two verses as a reference to events occurring at the end of time. See Matt. 24:29-30].

Anderson New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and terrible day of the Lord comes.

Bible in Basic English

The sun will become dark and the moon will be turned to blood, before that great day of the Lord comes in glory:

Common New Testament

The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord shall come.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and illustrious day of the Lord shall come.

Darby Translation

the sun shall be changed to darkness and the moon to blood, before the great and gloriously appearing day of the Lord come.

Godbey New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great day of the Lord shall come.

Goodspeed New Testament

The sun will turn to darkness, And the moon to blood, Before the coming of the great, splendid Day of the Lord.

Holman Bible

The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and remarkable day of the Lord comes;

John Wesley New Testament

blood and fire, and vapour of smoke, The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the day of the Lord, the great and illustrious day, come.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood before that great and notable day of the Lord shall come;

Julia Smith Translation

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and distinguished day of the Lord come:

King James 2000

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord comes:

Lexham Expanded Bible

The sun will be changed to darkness and the moon to blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.

Modern King James verseion

The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before that great and glorious Day of the Lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great, and notable day of the Lord come.'

Moffatt New Testament

the sun shall be changed into darkness and the moon into blood, ere the great, open Day of the Lord arrives.

Montgomery New Testament

Into darkness shall the sun be turned, And into blood the moon, Ere the day of the Lord come, that great and terrible day.

NET Bible

The sun will be changed to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.

New Heart English Bible

The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.

New simplified Bible

The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable (awesome) Day of Jehovah arrives. (Joel 2:31)

Noyes New Testament

the sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before the day of the Lord cometh, the great and notable day.

Sawyer New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before the great and illustrious day of the Lord comes.

The Emphasized Bible

The sun, shall be turned into darkness and, the moon, into blood, - before the coming of the day of the Lord, the great and manifest day ;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and illustrious day of the Lord come.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The sun shall become darkness, and the moon blood-red, Before the Day of the Lord comes--that great and awful day.

Webster

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come.

Weymouth New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, to usher in the day of the Lord-- that great and illustrious day;

Williams New Testament

The sun will turn to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord.

World English Bible

The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.

Worrell New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and notable day of the Lord come.

Worsley New Testament

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and illustrious day of the Lord come.

Youngs Literal Translation

the sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the day of the Lord -- the great and illustrious;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἥλιος 
helios 
Usage: 25

μεταστρέφω 
metastrepho 
Usage: 3

εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

σκότος 
Skotos 
Usage: 23

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

the moon
σελήνη 
Selene 
Usage: 6

αἷμα 
Haima 
Usage: 83

πρίν 
Prin 
Usage: 7

μέγας 
megas 
great , loud ,
Usage: 167

ἐπιφανής 
Epiphanes 
Usage: 1

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day , daily 9 , time , not tr ,
Usage: 287

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 2:20

Context Readings

Peter's Sermon On The Day Of Pentecost

19 'AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE. 20 'THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD, BEFORE THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS DAY OF THE LORD SHALL COME. 21 'AND IT SHALL BE THAT EVERYONE WHO CALLS ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED.'


Cross References

Matthew 24:29

"But immediately after the tribulation of those days THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED, AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT, AND THE STARS WILL FALL from the sky, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.

Amos 8:9

"It will come about in that day," declares the Lord GOD, "That I will make the sun go down at noon And make the earth dark in broad daylight.

Malachi 4:5

"Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the LORD.

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

Isaiah 2:12-21

For the LORD of hosts will have a day of reckoning Against everyone who is proud and lofty And against everyone who is lifted up, That he may be abased.

Isaiah 13:9

Behold, the day of the LORD is coming, Cruel, with fury and burning anger, To make the land a desolation; And He will exterminate its sinners from it.

Isaiah 13:15

Anyone who is found will be thrust through, And anyone who is captured will fall by the sword.

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon will be abashed and the sun ashamed, For the LORD of hosts will reign on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, And His glory will be before His elders.

Isaiah 34:8

For the LORD has a day of vengeance, A year of recompense for the cause of Zion.

Jeremiah 4:23

I looked on the earth, and behold, it was formless and void; And to the heavens, and they had no light.

Joel 2:1

Blow a trumpet in Zion, And sound an alarm on My holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, For the day of the LORD is coming; Surely it is near,

Joel 3:14

Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision.

Zephaniah 2:2-3

Before the decree takes effect-- The day passes like the chaff-- Before the burning anger of the LORD comes upon you, Before the day of the LORD'S anger comes upon you.

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.

Mark 13:24

"But in those days, after that tribulation, THE SUN WILL BE DARKENED AND THE MOON WILL NOT GIVE ITS LIGHT,

Luke 21:25

"There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves,

1 Corinthians 5:5

I have decided to deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of his flesh, so that his spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

2 Peter 3:7

But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

Revelation 6:12

I looked when He broke the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became like blood;

Revelation 16:8

The fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun, and it was given to it to scorch men with fire.



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