Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Howl, for the day of Jehovah is at hand; it cometh as destruction from the Almighty.

New American Standard Bible

Wail, for the day of the LORD is near! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.

King James Version

Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Holman Bible

Wail! For the day of the Lord is near.
It will come like destruction from the Almighty.

International Standard Version

Wail out loud, because the Day of the LORD is near. It will come like destruction from the Almighty!

A Conservative Version

Wail ye, for the day of LORD is at hand. It shall come as destruction from the Almighty.

American Standard Version

Wail ye; for the day of Jehovah is at hand; as destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

Amplified

Wail, for the day of the Lord is at hand; as destruction from the Almighty and Sufficient One [Shaddai] will it come!

Bible in Basic English

Send out a cry of grief; for the day of the Lord is near; it comes as destruction from the Most High.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Howl; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as destruction from the Almighty.

Julia Smith Translation

Pipe ye, for the day of Jehovah draws near; as desolation shall it come from the Almighty.

King James 2000

Wail you; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wail, for the day of Yahweh [is] near; it will come like destruction from Shaddai!

Modern King James verseion

Howl! For the day of Jehovah is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Mourn therefore, for the day of the LORD is at hand, and cometh as a destroyer from the Almighty.

NET Bible

Wail, for the Lord's day of judgment is near; it comes with all the destructive power of the sovereign judge.

New Heart English Bible

Wail; for the day of the LORD is at hand. It will come as destruction from Shaddai.

The Emphasized Bible

Howl ye! for at hand is the day of Yahweh, - As a veritable destruction from the Almighty, shall it come.

Webster

Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty.

World English Bible

Wail; for the day of Yahweh is at hand! It will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Youngs Literal Translation

Howl ye, for near is the day of Jehovah, As destruction from the Mighty it cometh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילל 
Yalal 
Usage: 32

ye for the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of the Lord

Usage: 0

is at hand
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

it shall come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

References

Context Readings

An Oracle Against Babylon

5 They come from a far country, from the end of the heavens Jehovah, and the weapons of his indignation to destroy the whole land. 6 Howl, for the day of Jehovah is at hand; it cometh as destruction from the Almighty. 7 Therefore shall all hands be feeble, and every heart of man shall melt,


Cross References

Joel 1:15

Alas for the day! for the day of Jehovah is at hand, and as destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent at the presence of the Lord Jehovah; for the day of Jehovah is at hand; for Jehovah hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath hallowed his guests.

Isaiah 2:12

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 14:31

Howl, O gate! cry, O city! thou, Philistia, art wholly dissolved; for there cometh from the north a smoke, and none remaineth apart in his gatherings of troops.

Isaiah 34:8

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

Jeremiah 51:8

Babylon is suddenly fallen and ruined. Howl over her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Ezekiel 30:2-3

Son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Howl ye, Alas for the day!

Amos 5:18

Woe unto you that desire the day of Jehovah! To what end is the day of Jehovah for you? It shall be darkness and not light:

Job 31:23

For calamity from God was a terror to me, and by reason of his excellency I was powerless.

Isaiah 23:1

The burden of Tyre. Howl, ye ships of Tarshish! for it is laid waste, so that there is no house, none entering in. From the land of Chittim it is revealed to them.

Isaiah 52:5

and now, what have I here, saith Jehovah, that my people hath been taken away for nought? They that rule over them make them to howl, saith Jehovah; and continually all the day is my name scorned.

Isaiah 65:14

behold, my servants shall sing aloud for gladness of heart, and ye shall cry out for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for vexation of spirit.

Jeremiah 25:34

Howl, ye shepherds, and cry; and wallow yourselves in the dust, noble ones of the flock: for the days of your slaughter are accomplished, and I will disperse you; and ye shall fall like a precious vessel.

Jeremiah 49:3

Howl, Heshbon! for Ai is laid waste; cry, daughters of Rabbah, gird you with sackcloth, lament and run to and fro within the enclosures: for Malcam shall go into captivity, his priests and his princes together.

Ezekiel 21:12

Cry and howl, son of man; for it shall be against my people, it shall be against all the princes of Israel: they are given up to the sword along with my people: smite therefore upon the thigh.

Joel 1:5

Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine, because of the new wine: for it is cut off from your mouth.

Joel 1:11

Be ashamed, ye husbandmen; howl, ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley: because the harvest of the field hath perished.

Joel 1:13

Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests; howl, ministers of the altar; come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the oblation and the drink-offering are withholden from the house of your God.

Joel 2:11

And Jehovah uttereth his voice before his army; for his camp is very great; for strong is he that executeth his word: for the day of Jehovah is great and very terrible; and who can bear it?

Joel 2:31

The sun shall be changed to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and terrible day of Jehovah come.

Zephaniah 1:14

The great day of Jehovah is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly. The voice of the day of Jehovah: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.

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.

Malachi 4:5

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

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

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

James 5:1

Go to now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you.

Revelation 18:10

standing afar off, through fear of her torment, saying, Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! for in one hour thy judgment is come.

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