Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Wail; for the day of Yahweh is at hand! It will come 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!
It will come as destruction from the Almighty (All Sufficient One—Invincible God)!

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.

Darby Translation

Howl, for the day of Jehovah is at hand; it cometh 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.

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 uttermost part of heaven, even Yahweh, and the weapons of his indignation, to destroy the whole land. 6 Wail; for the day of Yahweh is at hand! It will come as destruction from the Almighty. 7 Therefore all hands will be feeble, and everyone's heart will melt.


Cross References

Joel 1:15

Alas for the day! For the day of Yahweh is at hand, and it will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent at the presence of the Lord Yahweh, for the day of Yahweh is at hand. For Yahweh has prepared a sacrifice. He has consecrated his guests.

Isaiah 2:12

For there will be a day of Yahweh of Armies for all that is proud and haughty, and for all that is lifted up; and it shall be brought low:

Isaiah 13:9

Behold, the day of Yahweh comes, cruel, with wrath and fierce anger; to make the land a desolation, and to destroy its sinners out of it.

Isaiah 14:31

Howl, gate! Cry, city! You are melted away, Philistia, all of you; for smoke comes out of the north, and there is no straggler in his ranks.

Isaiah 34:8

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

Jeremiah 51:8

Babylon is suddenly fallen and destroyed: wail for her; take balm for her pain, if so be she may be healed.

Ezekiel 30:2-3

Son of man, prophesy, and say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Wail, Alas for the day!

Amos 5:18

"Woe to you who desire the day of Yahweh! Why do you long for the day of Yahweh? It is darkness, and not light.

Job 31:23

For calamity from God is a terror to me. Because his majesty, I can do nothing.

Isaiah 23:1

The burden of Tyre. Howl, you ships of Tarshish! For it is laid waste, so that there is no house, no entering in. From the land of Kittim it is revealed to them.

Isaiah 52:5

"Now therefore, what do I here," says Yahweh, "seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? those who rule over them mock," says Yahweh, "and my name continually all the day is blasphemed.

Isaiah 65:14

behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall wail for anguish of spirit.

Jeremiah 25:34

Wail, you shepherds, and cry; and wallow [in ashes], you principal of the flock; for the days of your slaughter and of your dispersions are fully come, and you shall fall like a goodly vessel.

Jeremiah 49:3

Wail, Heshbon, for Ai is laid waste; cry, you daughters of Rabbah, clothe yourself in sackcloth: lament, and run back and forth among the fences; for Malcam shall go into captivity, his priests and his princes together.

Ezekiel 21:12

Cry and wail, son of man; for it is on my people, it is on all the princes of Israel: they are delivered over to the sword with my people; strike therefore on your thigh.

Joel 1:5

Wake up, you drunkards, and weep! Wail, all you drinkers of wine, because of the sweet wine; for it is cut off from your mouth.

Joel 1:11

Be confounded, you farmers! Wail, you vineyard keepers; for the wheat and for the barley; for the harvest of the field has perished.

Joel 1:13

Put on sackcloth and mourn, you priests! Wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, lie all night in sackcloth, you ministers of my God, for the meal offering and the drink offering are withheld from your God's house.

Joel 2:11

Yahweh thunders his voice before his army; for his forces are very great; for he is strong who obeys his command; for the day of Yahweh is great and very awesome, and who can endure it?

Joel 2:31

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

Zephaniah 1:14

The great day of Yahweh is near. It is near, and hurries greatly, the voice of the day of Yahweh. The mighty man cries there bitterly.

Zephaniah 2:2-3

before the appointed time when the day passes as the chaff, before the fierce anger of Yahweh comes on you, before the day of Yahweh's anger comes on you.

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of Yahweh comes.

1 Thessalonians 5:2-3

For you yourselves know well that the day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night.

James 5:1

Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.

Revelation 18:10

standing far away for the fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For your judgment has come in one hour.'

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