Parallel Verses

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:

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

קדר 
Qadar 
Usage: 17

and the stars
כּוכב 
Kowkab 
Usage: 37

אסף 
'acaph 
Usage: 199

Context Readings

The Day Of Yahweh Is Near

9 They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief. 10 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: 11 And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?


Cross References

Matthew 24:29

Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:

Psalm 18:7

Then the earth shook and trembled; the foundations also of the hills moved and were shaken, because he was wroth.

Isaiah 13:10

For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.

Revelation 8:12

And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.

Isaiah 34:4

And all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaf falleth off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the fig tree.

Jeremiah 4:23

I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

Joel 2:31

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the LORD come.

Nahum 1:5

The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.

Psalm 114:7

Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;

Ezekiel 32:7-8

And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

Joel 3:15-16

The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.

Amos 5:8

Seek him that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name:

Matthew 27:51

And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent;

Mark 13:24-25

But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,

Luke 21:25-26

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;

Acts 2:20

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:

Revelation 6:12

And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;

Revelation 20:11

And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.



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