Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

New American Standard Bible

"The sun will be turned into darkness And the moon into blood Before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and awe-inspiring Day of the Lord comes.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and {wonderful (LXX/NT)} day of LORD comes.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

The sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and terrible day of the Lord comes.

Bible in Basic English

The sun will be made dark and the moon turned to blood, before the great day of the Lord comes, a day to be feared.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

The sun will be changed to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and awesome day of Yahweh.

Modern King James verseion

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the coming of the great and awesome day of Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

The sunlight will be turned to darkness and the moon to the color of blood, before the day of the Lord comes -- that great and terrible day!

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

The sun, shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, - before the coming of the great and awful day of Yahweh.

Webster

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

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

The sun is turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, Before the coming of the day of Jehovah, The great and the fearful.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמשׁ 
Shemesh 
Usage: 134

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

and the moon
ירח 
Yareach 
Usage: 26

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the great
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

and the terrible
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Yahweh's Spirit Poured Out

30 And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. 31  The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the LORD comes. 32 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD has said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.


Cross References

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

Isaiah 13:9-10

Behold, the day of the LORD comes, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy its sinners out of it.

Joel 2:10

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:

Malachi 4:1

For, behold, the day comes, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that comes shall burn them up, says the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 24:29

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

Joel 3:15

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

Zephaniah 1:14-16

The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hastens quickly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: there the mighty man shall cry out bitterly.

Luke 21:25

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;

Revelation 6:12-13

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;

Isaiah 34:4-5

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 falls off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the fig tree.

Joel 3:1

For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring back the captives of Judah and Jerusalem,

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.

Mark 13:24-25

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



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