Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Don't you realize the Lord's day of judgment will bring darkness, not light -- gloomy blackness, not bright light?

New American Standard Bible

Will not the day of the Lord be darkness instead of light,
Even gloom with no brightness in it?

King James Version

Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Holman Bible

Won’t the Day of the Lord
be darkness rather than light,
even gloom without any brightness in it?

International Standard Version

Will not the Day of the LORD be darkness, and not light pitch black at that, without a ray of sunshine?"

A Conservative Version

Shall not the day of LORD be darkness, and not light, even very dark, and no brightness in it?

American Standard Version

Shall not the day of Jehovah be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Amplified


Will not the day of the Lord be darkness, instead of light,
Even very dark with no brightness in it?

Bible in Basic English

Will not the day of the Lord be dark and not light? even very dark, with no light shining in it?

Darby Translation

Shall not the day of Jehovah be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Julia Smith Translation

Shall not the day of Jehovah be darkness and not light? and dark and no shining to it?

King James 2000

Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Is] not the day of Yahweh darkness and not light, and pitch dark with no brightness in it?

Modern King James verseion

Shall not the day of Jehovah be darkness and not light? Even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Shall not the day of the LORD be dark, and not clear? Shall it not be cloudy, and no shine in it?

New Heart English Bible

Won't the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? Even very dark, and no brightness in it?

The Emphasized Bible

Shall not the day of Yahweh be, darkness, and not light? yea, thick darkness and no brightness in it?

Webster

Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

World English Bible

Won't the day of Yahweh be darkness, and not light? Even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is not the day of Jehovah darkness and not light, Even thick darkness that hath no brightness?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Shall not the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of the Lord

Usage: 0

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

and not light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

אפל 
'aphel 
Usage: 1

and no brightness
נגהּ 
Nogahh 
Usage: 19

References

Morish

Images Amos 5:20

Context Readings

The Day Of Yahweh

19 Disaster will be inescapable, as if a man ran from a lion only to meet a bear, then escaped into a house, leaned his hand against the wall, and was bitten by a poisonous snake. 20 Don't you realize the Lord's day of judgment will bring darkness, not light -- gloomy blackness, not bright light? 21 "I absolutely despise your festivals! I get no pleasure from your religious assemblies!


Cross References

Isaiah 13:10

Indeed the stars in the sky and their constellations no longer give out their light; the sun is darkened as soon as it rises, and the moon does not shine.

Job 3:4-6

That day -- let it be darkness; let not God on high regard it, nor let light shine on it!

Job 10:21-22

before I depart, never to return, to the land of darkness and the deepest shadow,

Ezekiel 34:12

As a shepherd seeks out his flock when he is among his scattered sheep, so I will seek out my flock. I will rescue them from all the places where they have been scattered on a cloudy, dark day.

Nahum 1:8

But with an overwhelming flood he will make a complete end of Nineveh; he will drive his enemies into darkness.

Zephaniah 1:15

That day will be a day of God's anger, a day of distress and hardship, a day of devastation and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and dark skies,

Matthew 22:13

Then the king said to his attendants, 'Tie him up hand and foot and throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!'

Jude 1:13

wild sea waves, spewing out the foam of their shame; wayward stars for whom the utter depths of eternal darkness have been reserved.

Revelation 16:10

Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that darkness covered his kingdom, and people began to bite their tongues because of their pain.

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