Parallel Verses

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.

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:

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 167

ἐπιφανής 
Epiphanes 
Usage: 1

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

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Acts 2:20

References

Images Acts 2:20

Prayers for Acts 2:20

Context Readings

Peter's Sermon On The Day Of Pentecost

19 And I will give wonders in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke: 20 the sun shall be changed to darkness and the moon to blood, before the great and gloriously appearing day of the Lord come. 21 And it shall be that whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.


Cross References

Matthew 24:29

But immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun shall be darkened, and the moon not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken.

2 Peter 3:10

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, and the elements, burning with heat, shall be dissolved, and the earth and the works in it shall be burnt up.

Amos 8:9

And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord Jehovah, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the land in the clear day.

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I send unto you Elijah the prophet, before the coming of the great and terrible day of Jehovah.

1 Thessalonians 5:2

for ye know perfectly well yourselves, that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief by night.

Isaiah 2:12-21

For there shall be a day of Jehovah of hosts upon everything proud and lofty, and upon everything lifted up, and it shall be brought low;

Isaiah 13:9

Behold, the day of Jehovah cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the earth desolate; and he will destroy the sinners thereof out of it.

Isaiah 13:15

All that are found shall be thrust through; and every one that is in league with them shall fall by the sword.

Isaiah 24:23

And the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed; for Jehovah of hosts shall reign on mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients in glory.

Isaiah 34:8

For it is the day of Jehovah's vengeance, the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

Jeremiah 4:23

I beheld the earth, and lo, it was waste and empty; and the heavens, and they had no light.

Joel 2:1

Blow the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain; let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of Jehovah cometh, for it is at hand;

Joel 3:14

Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of Jehovah is at hand in the valley of decision.

Zephaniah 2:2-3

before the decree bring forth, before the day pass away as chaff, before the fierce anger of Jehovah come upon you, before the day of Jehovah's anger come upon you.

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour;

Mark 13:24

But in those days, after that distress, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give its light;

Luke 21:25

And there shall be signs in sun and moon and stars, and upon the earth distress of nations in perplexity at the roar of the sea and rolling waves,

1 Corinthians 5:5

to deliver him, I say, being such, to Satan for destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

2 Peter 3:7

But the present heavens and the earth by his word are laid up in store, kept for fire unto a day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

Revelation 6:12

And I saw when it opened the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as hair sackcloth, and the whole moon became as blood,

Revelation 16:8

And the fourth poured out his bowl on the sun; and it was given to it to burn men with fire.

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