Acts 2:20



Parallel Verses

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:

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:

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 show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke: 20  The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord comes: 21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.


Cross References

Matthew 24:29

Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give its 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 the night; in which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

Amos 8:9

And it shall come to pass in that day, says the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon, and I will darken the earth on a clear day:

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

1 Thessalonians 5:2

For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.

Isaiah 2:12-21

For the day of the LORD of hosts shall come upon everyone that is proud and lofty, and upon everyone that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:

Isaiah 13:9

Behold, the day of the LORD comes, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy its sinners out of it.

Isaiah 13:15

Everyone that is found shall be thrust through; and everyone that is caught shall fall by the sword.

Isaiah 24:23

Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his elders gloriously.

Isaiah 34:8

For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompense for the controversy of Zion.

Jeremiah 4:23

I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; 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 the LORD comes, for it is near at hand;

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 comes forth, before the day passes like the chaff, before the fierce 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 there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.

Mark 13:24

But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,

Luke 21:25

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

1 Corinthians 5:5

To deliver such a one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

2 Peter 3:7

But the heavens and the earth, which now are, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

Revelation 6:12

And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;

Revelation 16:8

And the fourth angel poured out his bowl upon the sun; and power was given unto it to scorch men with fire.



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