Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

A day of indignation, - that day! day of danger and distress, day of rush, and of crash, day of obscurity, and deep gloom, day of cloud, and thick darkness;

New American Standard Bible

A day of wrath is that day,
A day of trouble and distress,
A day of destruction and desolation,
A day of darkness and gloom,
A day of clouds and thick darkness,

King James Version

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Holman Bible

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,

International Standard Version

That day will be filled with wrath, a day of trouble and tribulation, a day of desolation and devastation, a day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows,

A Conservative Version

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

American Standard Version

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Amplified


That day is a day of [the outpouring of the] wrath [of God],
A day of trouble and distress,
A day of destruction and devastation,
A day of darkness and gloom,
A day of clouds and thick darkness,

Bible in Basic English

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and sorrow, a day of wasting and destruction, a day of dark night and deep shade, a day of cloud and thick dark.

Darby Translation

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,

Julia Smith Translation

A day of wrath, that day a day of straits and distress, a day of storm and desolation, a day of darkness and thick darkness, a day of cloud and gloom,

King James 2000

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of ruin and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Lexham Expanded Bible

That day [will be] a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of disaster and ruination, a day of darkness and deep gloom, a day of clouds and thick clouds,

Modern King James verseion

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of waste and ruin, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For that day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and heaviness, a day of utter destruction and misery, a dark and gloomy day, a cloudy and stormy day,

NET Bible

That day will be a day of God's anger, a day of distress and hardship, a day of devastation and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and dark skies,

New Heart English Bible

That day is a day of wrath, a day of distress and anguish, a day of trouble and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness,

Webster

That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasting and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

World English Bible

That day is a day of wrath, a day of distress and anguish, a day of trouble and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness,

Youngs Literal Translation

A day of wrath is that day, A day of adversity and distress, A day of waste and desolation, A day of darkness and gloominess, A day of cloud and thick darkness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

is a day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of wrath
עברה 
`ebrah 
Usage: 34

a day
יום 
Yowm 
יום 
Yowm 
יום 
Yowm 
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293
Usage: 2293
Usage: 2293
Usage: 2293

and distress
מצקה מצוּקה 
M@tsuwqah 
Usage: 7

שׁאה שׁואה שׁוא 
Show' 
Usage: 13

משׁאה משׁואה 
M@show'ah 
Usage: 3

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

of clouds
ענן 
`anan 
Usage: 87

References

Images Zephaniah 1:15

Prayers for Zephaniah 1:15

Context Readings

Judah's Impending Judgment

14 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! 15 A day of indignation, - that day! day of danger and distress, day of rush, and of crash, day of obscurity, and deep gloom, day of cloud, and thick darkness; 16 day of horn, and war-shout, - against the fortified cities, and against the high towers.



Cross References

Joel 2:2

A day of obscurity and deep gloom, a day of cloud, and thick darkness, as dusk, spread over the mountains, - a people, many and bold, like whom, hath not been from age-past times, and, after whom, shall not be again unto the years of generation after generation.

Isaiah 22:5

For the ruin of the daughter of my people. For a day of confusion and downtreading and perplexity, pertaineth to My Lord, Yahweh of hosts, in the valley of vision, an undermining of walls, and a crying for help to the mountain.

Amos 5:18-20

Alas for them who are longing for the day of Yahweh, - What good to you, is the day of Yahweh? it, being darkness and not light:

Job 3:4-8

That day, be it darkness, - Let not God enquire after it from above, May there shine upon it no clear beam:

Jeremiah 30:7

Alas! for, great, is that day, so that none is like it, - Yea, a time of anguish it is for Jacob, But out of it, shall he be saved.

Joel 2:11

And, Yahweh, hath uttered his voice, before his host, for great indeed is his camp, for bold is he who executeth his word, - for great is the day of Yahweh, and awful exceedingly, Who then shall endure it?

Zephaniah 1:18

Neither their silver nor yet their gold, shall be able to deliver them, in the day of the indignation of Yahweh, but, in the fire of his jealousy, shall the whole earth be consumed; For, a destruction, surely a terrible one, will he make, with all them who dwell in the earth.

Zephaniah 2:2

Ere yet the decree, have given birth, like chaff, the day, have vanished, - ere yet shall come upon you, the glow of the anger of Yahweh, ere yet shall come upon you, the day of the anger of Yahweh.

Luke 21:22-23

For, days of avenging, are, these, for all the things written to be fulfilled.

Romans 2:5

But, according to thy hardness, and thine impenitent heart, art treasuring up for thyself anger, in a day of anger and revelation of the righteous judgment of God, -

2 Peter 3:7

While, the heavens and the earth that now are, by the same word, have been stored with fire, being kept unto the day of judgment and destruction of the ungodly men.

Revelation 6:17

Because the great day of their anger is come, and who is able to stand?

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