Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"The land quivers in their presence; even the heavens shake. The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

New American Standard Bible

Before them the earth quakes, The heavens tremble, The sun and the moon grow dark And the stars lose their brightness.

King James Version

The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

Holman Bible

The earth quakes before them;
the sky shakes.
The sun and moon grow dark,
and the stars cease their shining.

A Conservative Version

The earth quakes before them. The heavens tremble. The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

American Standard Version

The earth quaketh before them; the heavens tremble; the sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Amplified

The earth quakes before them; the heavens tremble. The sun and the moon are darkened and the stars withdraw their shining.

Bible in Basic English

The earth is troubled before them and the heavens are shaking: the sun and the moon have become dark, and the stars keep back their shining:

Darby Translation

The earth quaketh before them; the heavens tremble; the sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The earth shall quake before him; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall go dark; and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

Julia Smith Translation

The earth was moved before his face; the heavens trembled: the sun and the moon were darkened, and the stars took away their shining:

King James 2000

The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Before them} [the] earth quakes; [the] heavens tremble; [the] sun and [the] moon grow dark, and [the] stars {have withheld} their splendor

Modern King James verseion

The earth shall tremble before them; the heavens shall shake. The sun and the moon shall grow dark, and the stars shall gather in their light.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The earth shall quake before him, yea the heavens shall be moved; The Sun and Moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shine.

NET Bible

The earth quakes before them; the sky reverberates. The sun and the moon grow dark; the stars refuse to shine.

New Heart English Bible

The earth quakes before them. The heavens tremble. The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

The Emphasized Bible

Before him, hath quaked the earth, have trembled the heavens, - the sun and the moon, have become dark, and, the stars, have withdrawn their shining;

Webster

The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

World English Bible

The earth quakes before them. The heavens tremble. The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars withdraw their shining.

Youngs Literal Translation

At their face trembled hath the earth, Shaken have the heavens, Sun and moon have been black, And stars have gathered up their shining.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

רגז 
Ragaz 
Usage: 41

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

רעשׁ 
Ra`ash 
Usage: 30

the sun
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

and the moon
ירח 
Yareach 
Usage: 26

shall be dark
קדר 
Qadar 
Usage: 17

and the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Day Of Yahweh Is Near

9 They swarm through the city, running upon its ramparts. Climbing atop the houses, they enter through windows like a thief." 10 "The land quivers in their presence; even the heavens shake. The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining. 11 The LORD will shout in the presence of his forces, because his encampment is very great; for powerful is he who carries out his message. Truly the Day of the LORD is great, and very terrifying. Who will be able to survive it?"


Cross References

Matthew 24:29

"Immediately after the troubles of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers of heaven will be shaken loose.'

Psalm 18:7

The world shook and trembled; the foundations of the mountains quaked, they shook because he was angry.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of the heavens and their constellations won't shine their light; the sun will be dark when it rises, and the moon won't shine its light.

Revelation 8:12

When the fourth angel blew his trumpet, one-third of the sun, one-third of the moon, and one-third of the stars were struck so that one-third of them turned dark. One-third of the day was kept from having light, as was the night.

Isaiah 34:4

The valleys will be split, all the stars in the heavens will fall down, and the skies will be rolled up like a scroll. All their starry host will fade away like leaves withering on a vine, or fruit withering on a fig tree.

Jeremiah 4:23

I looked at the earth, and it was formless and void, at the heavens, and there was no light there.

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

Nahum 1:5

Mountains shake because of him, and the hills melt. The earth goes into upheaval at his presence, as does the world with all of its inhabitants.

Psalm 114:7

Tremble then, earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob,

Ezekiel 32:7-8

When I extinguish your lights, I'll cover the heavens and darken their stars. I'll cover the sun with a cloud and the moon won't reflect its light.

Joel 2:2

A day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows like the dawn spreads out to cover the mountains a people strong and robust. Never has there been anything like it, neither will anything follow to compare with it, even through the lifetime of generation upon generation."

Joel 3:15-16

The sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.

Amos 5:8

Seek the one who fashions the Pleiades and Orion, who turns the deep darkness into morning, who darkens day into night, who calls out to the waters of the sea, pouring them out onto the surface of the earth the LORD is his name.

Matthew 27:51

Suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two from top to bottom, the earth shook, rocks were split open,

Mark 13:24-25

"But after the suffering of those days, "The sun will be darkened, the moon will not give its light,

Luke 21:25-26

"There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and there will be distress on earth among the nations that are confused by the roaring of the sea and its waves.

Acts 2:20

The sun will become dark, and the moon turn to blood, before the coming of the great and glorious Day of the Lord.

Revelation 6:12

Then I saw the lamb open the sixth seal. There was a powerful earthquake. The sun turned as black as sackcloth made of hair, and the full moon turned as red as blood.

Revelation 20:11

Then I saw a large, white throne and the one who was sitting on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and no place was found for them.

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