Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Alas for the day! For the day of the LORD is near, And it will come as destruction from the Almighty.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

Woe because of that day! For the Day of the Lord is near and will come as devastation from the Almighty.

International Standard Version

Oh, no! For the Day of the LORD approaches, and like destruction from the Almighty, it will come!

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Alas for the day! For the day of [the judgment of] the Lord is at hand, and as a destructive tempest from the Almighty will it come.

Bible in Basic English

Sorrow for the day! for the day of the Lord is near, and as destruction from the Ruler of all it will come.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! For the day! For the day of Yahweh is near. It will come like destruction from Shaddai.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Alas, alas for this day. And why? the day of the LORD is at hand, and cometh as a destroyer from the Almighty.

NET Bible

How awful that day will be! For the day of the Lord is near; it will come as destruction from the Divine Destroyer.

New Heart English Bible

Alas for the day. For the day of the LORD is at hand, and it will come as destruction from Shaddai.

New simplified Bible

Alas for the day! For the day of Jehovah is near! Destruction will come from the Almighty!

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for the day! For near is the day of Yahweh, and, as a veritable Destruction from the Destroyer, shall it come.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

And cry unto Jehovah, 'Alas for the day! For near is a day of Jehovah, And as destruction from the mighty it cometh.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אההּ 
'ahahh 
Ah , Alas , O
Usage: 15

for the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

for the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of the Lord

Usage: 0

is at hand
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

and as a destruction
שׁוד שׁד 
Shod 
Usage: 25

שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

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Context Readings

A Call To Lamentation

14 Consecrate a fast, Proclaim a solemn assembly; Gather the elders And all the inhabitants of the land To the house of the LORD your God, And cry out to the LORD. 15 Alas for the day! For the day of the LORD is near, And it will come as destruction from the Almighty. 16 Has not food been cut off before our eyes, Gladness and joy from the house of our God?



Cross References

Jeremiah 30:7

'Alas! for that day is great, There is none like it; And it is the time of Jacob's distress, But he will be saved from it.

Ezekiel 7:2-12

"And you, son of man, thus says the Lord GOD to the land of Israel, 'An end! The end is coming on the four corners of the land.

Joel 2:11

The LORD utters His voice before His army; Surely His camp is very great, For strong is he who carries out His word The day of the LORD is indeed 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 awesome day of the LORD comes.

Psalm 37:13

The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.

Isaiah 13:6-9

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

Ezekiel 12:22-28

"Son of man, what is this proverb you people have concerning the land of Israel, saying, 'The days are long and every vision fails'?

Joel 2:1-2

Blow a trumpet in Zion, And sound an alarm on My holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, For the day of the LORD is coming; Surely it is near,

Amos 5:16-18

Therefore thus says the LORD God of hosts, the Lord, "There is wailing in all the plazas, And in all the streets they say, 'Alas! Alas!' They also call the farmer to mourning And professional mourners to lamentation.

Zephaniah 1:14-18

Near is the great day of the LORD, Near and coming very quickly; Listen, the day of the LORD! In it the warrior cries out bitterly.

Luke 19:41-44

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

James 5:9

Do not complain, brethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing right at the door.

Revelation 6:17

for the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"

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