Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Their wealth will become plunder
and their houses a ruin.
They will build houses but never live in them,
plant vineyards but never drink their wine.
14 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.
15 That day is a day of wrath,
a day of trouble and distress,
a day of destruction and desolation,
a day of darkness and gloom,
a day of clouds and blackness,



Cross References

Joel 2:11

The Lord raises His voice
in the presence of His army.
His camp is very large;
Those who carry out His command are powerful.
Indeed, the Day of the Lord is terrible and dreadful
who can endure it?

Zephaniah 1:7

Be silent in the presence of the Lord God,
for the Day of the Lord is near.
Indeed, the Lord has prepared a sacrifice;
He has consecrated His guests.

Ezekiel 7:12

The time has come; the day has arrived.
Let the buyer not rejoice
and the seller not mourn,
for wrath is on all her masses.

Isaiah 33:7

Listen! Their warriors cry loudly in the streets;
the messengers of peace weep bitterly.

Jeremiah 30:7

How awful that day will be!
There will be none like it!
It will be a time of trouble for Jacob,
but he will be delivered out of it.

Ezekiel 30:3

For a day is near;
a day belonging to the Lord is near.
It will be a day of clouds,
a time of doom for the nations.

Malachi 4:5

Look, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the great and awesome Day of the Lord comes.

Isaiah 15:4

Heshbon and Elealeh cry out;
their voices are heard as far away as Jahaz.
Therefore the soldiers of Moab cry out,
and they tremble.

Isaiah 22:4-5

Therefore I said,
“Look away from me! Let me weep bitterly!
Do not try to comfort me
about the destruction of my dear people.”

Isaiah 66:6

A sound of uproar from the city!
A voice from the temple—
the voice of the Lord,
paying back His enemies what they deserve!

Jeremiah 25:36

Hear the sound of the shepherds’ cry,
the wail of the leaders of the flock,
for the Lord is destroying their pasture.

Jeremiah 48:41

The towns have been captured,
and the strongholds seized.
In that day the heart of Moab’s warriors
will be like the heart of a woman with contractions.

Ezekiel 7:6-7

An end has come; the end has come!
It has awakened against you.
Look, it is coming!

Ezekiel 12:23

Therefore say to them: This is what the Lord God says: I will put a stop to this proverb, and they will not use it again in Israel. But say to them: The days draw near, as well as the fulfillment of every vision.

Joel 1:15

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

Joel 2:1

Blow the horn in Zion;
sound the alarm on My holy mountain!
Let all the residents of the land tremble,
for the Day of the Lord is coming;
in fact, it is near—

Joel 2:31

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

Joel 3:16

The Lord will roar from Zion
and raise His voice from Jerusalem;
heaven and earth will shake.
But the Lord will be a refuge for His people,
a stronghold for the Israelites.

Amos 8:2

He asked me, “What do you see, Amos?”I replied, “A basket of summer fruit.” The Lord said to me, “The end has come for My people Israel; I will no longer spare them.

Zephaniah 1:10

On that day—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
there will be an outcry from the Fish Gate,
a wailing from the Second District,
and a loud crashing from the hills.

Acts 2:20

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

Philippians 4:5

Let your graciousness be known to everyone. The Lord is near.

1 Thessalonians 4:16

For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the archangel’s voice, and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.

Hebrews 12:26

His voice shook the earth at that time, but now He has promised, Yet once more I will shake not only the earth but also heaven.

James 5:9

Brothers, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door!

2 Peter 2:3

They will exploit you in their greed with deceptive words. Their condemnation, pronounced long ago, is not idle, and their destruction does not sleep.

Revelation 6:15-17

Then the kings of the earth, the nobles, the military commanders, the rich, the powerful, and every slave and free person hid in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains.

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