2 Peter 3:10
Good News Translation
But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief. On that Day the heavens will disappear with a shrill noise, the heavenly bodies will burn up and be destroyed, and the earth with everything in it will vanish.

Contemporary English Version
The day of the Lord's return will surprise us like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a loud noise, and the heat will melt the whole universe. Then the earth and everything on it will be seen for what they are.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass away with great violence and the elements shall be melted with heat and the earth and the works which are in it shall be burnt up.

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But the day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass away with great violence and the elements shall be melted with heat and the earth and the works which are in it shall be burnt up.

the day.

Isaiah 2:12 Because the day of the Lord of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and highminded, and upon every one that is arrogant, and he shall be humbled.

Joel 1:15 Ah, ah, ah, for the day: because the day of the Lord is at hand, and it shall come like destruction from the mighty.

Joel 2:1,31 Blow ye the trumpet in Sion, sound an alarm in my holy mountain, let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: because the day of the Lord cometh, because it is nigh at hand. . . .

Joel 3:14 Nations, nations in the valley of destruction: for the day of the Lord is near in the valley of destruction.

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elias the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.

1 Corinthians 5:5 To deliver such a one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 1:14 As also you have known us in part, that we are your glory: as you also are ours, in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Jude 1:6 And the angels who kept not their principality but forsook their own habitation, he hath reserved under darkness in everlasting chains, unto the judgment of the great day.

as a.

Matthew 24:42,43 Watch ye therefore, because you know not what hour your Lord will come. . . .

Luke 12:39 But this know ye, that if the householder did know at what hour the thief would come, he would surely watch and would not suffer his house to be broken open.

1 Thessalonians 5:2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord shall so come as a thief in the night.

Revelation 3:3 Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.

Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

in the which.

Psalm 102:26 They shall perish but thou remainest: and all of them shall grow old like a garment: And as a vesture thou shalt change them, and they shall be changed.

Isaiah 51:6 Lift up your eyes to heaven, and look down to the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish like smoke, and the earth shall be worn away like a garment, and the inhabitants thereof shall perish in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my justice shall not fail.

Matthew 24:35 Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

Mark 13:31 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my word shall not pass away.

Romans 8:20 For the creature was made subject to vanity: not willingly, but by reason of him that made it subject, in hope.

Hebrews 1:11,12 They shall perish: but thou shalt continue: and they shall all grow old as a garment. . . .

Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne and one sitting upon it, from whose face the earth and heaven fled away: and there was no place found for them

Revelation 21:1 I saw a new heaven and a new earth. For the first heaven and the first earth was gone: and the sea is now no more.

the elements.

2 Peter 3:12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of the Lord, by which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with the burning heat?

melt.

Psalm 46:6 Nations were troubled, and kingdoms were bowed down: he uttered his voice, the earth trembled.

Psalm 97:5 The mountains melted like wax, at the presence of the Lord: at the presence of the Lord of all the earth.

Amos 9:5,13 And if they go into captivity before their enemies, there will I command the sword, and it shall kill them. And I will set my eyes upon them for evil, and not for good. . . .

Nahum 1:5 The mountains tremble at him, and the hills are made desolate: and the earth hath quaked at his presence, and the world, and all that dwell therein.

the earth.

2 Peter 3:7 But the heavens and the earth which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of the ungodly men.

Context
The Day of the Lord
9The Lord delayeth not his promise, as some imagine, but dealeth patiently for your sake, not willing that any should perish, but that all should return to penance, 10But the day of the Lord shall come as a thief, in which the heavens shall pass away with great violence and the elements shall be melted with heat and the earth and the works which are in it shall be burnt up. 11Seeing then that all these things are to be dissolved, what manner of people ought you to be in holy conversation and godliness?…
Cross References
Psalm 102:26
They shall perish but thou remainest: and all of them shall grow old like a garment: And as a vesture thou shalt change them, and they shall be changed.

Isaiah 24:19
With breaking shall the earth be broken, with crushing shall the earth be crushed, with trembling shall the earth be moved.

Isaiah 34:4
And all the host of the heavens shall pine away, and the heavens shall be folded together as a book: and all their host shall fall down as the leaf falleth from the vine, and from the fig tree.

Isaiah 51:6
Lift up your eyes to heaven, and look down to the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish like smoke, and the earth shall be worn away like a garment, and the inhabitants thereof shall perish in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my justice shall not fail.

Micah 1:4
For behold the Lord will come forth out of his place: and he will come down, and will tread upon the high places of the earth.

Matthew 24:35
Heaven and earth shall pass: but my words shall not pass.

Matthew 24:43
But this know ye, that, if the goodman of the house knew at what hour the thief would come, he would certainly watch and would not suffer his house to be broken open.

Luke 12:39
But this know ye, that if the householder did know at what hour the thief would come, he would surely watch and would not suffer his house to be broken open.

1 Corinthians 1:8
Who also will confirm you unto the end without crime, in the days of the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 5:2
For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord shall so come as a thief in the night.

1 Thessalonians 5:4
But you, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day should overtake you as a thief.

2 Peter 3:7
But the heavens and the earth which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of the ungodly men.

2 Peter 3:11
Seeing then that all these things are to be dissolved, what manner of people ought you to be in holy conversation and godliness?

2 Peter 3:12
Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of the Lord, by which the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with the burning heat?

Revelation 3:3
Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.

Revelation 6:14
And the heaven departed as a book folded up. And every mountain, and the islands, were moved out of their places.

Revelation 16:15
Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

Revelation 21:1
I saw a new heaven and a new earth. For the first heaven and the first earth was gone: and the sea is now no more.

Additional Translations
But the Day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar, the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and its works will be laid bare.

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar, and elements will be dissolved, burning with heat, and the earth and the works in it will not be found.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall be dissolved with fervent heat, and the earth and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

But the day of [the] Lord will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, and [the] elements, burning with heat, shall be dissolved, and [the] earth and the works in it shall be burnt up.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall be dissolved with fervent heat, and the earth and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein will be burned up.

The day of the Lord will come like a thief--it will be a day on which the heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, the elements be destroyed in the fierce heat, and the earth and all the works of man be utterly burnt up.

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will be dissolved with fervent heat, and the earth and the works that are in it will be burned up.

and it will come -- the day of the Lord -- as a thief in the night, in which the heavens with a rushing noise will pass away, and the elements with burning heat be dissolved, and earth and the works in it shall be burnt up.
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