Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The great day of Jehovah is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly. The voice of the day of Jehovah: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The great Day of the Lord is near,
near and rapidly approaching.
Listen, the Day of the Lord
then the warrior’s cry is bitter.

International Standard Version

"The great Day of the LORD approaches How it comes, hurrying faster and faster! The sound of the Day of the LORD there includes the bitter cry of the mighty soldier.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

The great day of Jehovah is near, it is near and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of Jehovah; the mighty man crieth there bitterly.

Amplified

The great day of the Lord is near -- "near and hastening fast. Hark! the voice of the day of the Lord! The mighty man [unable to fight or to flee] will cry then bitterly.

Bible in Basic English

The great day of the Lord is near, it is near and coming very quickly; the bitter day of the Lord is near, coming on more quickly than a man of war.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hastens greatly, the bitter voice of the day of the LORD; the mighty man shall cry there.

Julia Smith Translation

The great day of Jehovah is near, it is near and hastening greatly, the voice of the day of Jehovah: the strong one cried there bitterly.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The great day of Yahweh draws near; [it is] near and [coming] very swiftly. The sound of the day of Yahweh [is] bitterness; there, a warrior cries out!

Modern King James verseion

The great day of Jehovah is near; it is near and rushing greatly, the voice of the day of Jehovah. The mighty man shall cry bitterly there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For the great day of the LORD is at hand: it is heard by, and cometh on a pace. Horrible is the tidings of the LORD's day; then shall the giant cry out.

NET Bible

The Lord's great day of judgment is almost here; it is approaching very rapidly! There will be a bitter sound on the Lord's day of judgment; at that time warriors will cry out in battle.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

Near is the great day of Yahweh, near, and very speedy, - The noise of the day of Yahweh, a strong man - there! - bitterly crying out!

Webster

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

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Near is the great day of Jehovah, Near, and hasting exceedingly, The noise of the day of Jehovah, Bitterly shriek there doth a mighty one.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּדל גּדול 
Gadowl 
Usage: 528

day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of the Lord



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

is near
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

it is near
קרב קרוב 
Qarowb 
Usage: 77

and hasteth
מהר 
Maher 
Usage: 14

even the voice
קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

of the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

the mighty man
גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

צרח 
Tsarach 
Usage: 2

References

Context Readings

Judah's Impending Judgment

13 And their wealth shall become a booty, and their houses a desolation; and they shall build houses, and not inhabit them; and they shall plant vineyards, and not drink the wine thereof. 14 The great day of Jehovah is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly. The voice of the day of Jehovah: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly. 15 That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness,



Cross References

Joel 2:11

And Jehovah uttereth his voice before his army; for his camp is very great; for strong is he that executeth his word: for the day of Jehovah is great and very terrible; and who can bear it?

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent at the presence of the Lord Jehovah; for the day of Jehovah is at hand; for Jehovah hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath hallowed his guests.

Ezekiel 7:12

The time is come, the day draweth near: let not the buyer rejoice, nor the seller mourn; for fierce anger is upon all the multitude thereof.

Isaiah 33:7

Behold, their valiant ones cry without; the messengers of peace weep bitterly.

Jeremiah 30:7

Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.

Ezekiel 30:3

For the day is at hand, yea, the day of Jehovah is at hand, a day of clouds; it shall be the time of the nations.

Malachi 4:5

Behold, I send unto you Elijah the prophet, before the coming of the great and terrible day of Jehovah.

Isaiah 15:4

And Heshbon crieth, and Elealeh: their voice is heard unto Jahaz. Therefore the armed men of Moab cry out: his soul trembleth in him.

Isaiah 22:4-5

Therefore said I, Look away from me; let me weep bitterly: labour not to comfort me, because of the spoiling of the daughter of my people.

Isaiah 66:6

A voice of tumult from the city, a voice from the temple, a voice of Jehovah that rendereth recompence to his enemies!

Jeremiah 25:36

There shall be a voice of the cry of the shepherds, and a howling of the noble ones of the flock: for Jehovah layeth waste their pasture;

Jeremiah 48:41

Kerijoth is taken, and the strongholds are seized, and at that day the heart of the mighty men of Moab shall be as the heart of a woman in her pangs.

Ezekiel 7:6-7

The end is come, the end is come; it awaketh against thee: behold, it cometh.

Ezekiel 12:23

Tell them therefore, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: I will make this proverb to cease, and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel; but say unto them, The days are at hand, and the accomplishment of every vision.

Joel 1:15

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

Joel 2:1

Blow the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain; let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of Jehovah cometh, for it is at hand;

Joel 2:31

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

Joel 3:16

And Jehovah will roar from Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: and Jehovah will be a shelter for his people, and the refuge of the children of Israel.

Amos 8:2

And he said, Amos, what seest thou? And I said, A basket of summer-fruit. And Jehovah said unto me, The end is come upon my people Israel: I will not again pass by them any more.

Zephaniah 1:10

And in that day, saith Jehovah, there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish-gate, and a howling from the second quarter, and a great crashing from the hills.

Acts 2:20

the sun shall be changed to darkness and the moon to blood, before the great and gloriously appearing day of the Lord come.

Philippians 4:5

Let your gentleness be known of all men. The Lord is near.

1 Thessalonians 4:16

for the Lord himself, with an assembling shout, with archangel's voice and with trump of God, shall descend from heaven; and the dead in Christ shall rise first;

Hebrews 12:26

whose voice then shook the earth; but now he has promised, saying, Yet once will I shake not only the earth, but also the heaven.

James 5:9

Complain not one against another, brethren, that ye be not judged. Behold, the judge stands before the door.

2 Peter 2:3

And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.

Revelation 6:15-17

And the kings of the earth, and the great, and the chiliarchs, and the rich, and the strong, and every bondman and freeman, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains;

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