Amos 5:20
Good News Translation
The day of the LORD will bring darkness and not light; it will be a day of gloom, without any brightness.

Contemporary English Version
The day when the LORD judges will be dark, very dark, without a ray of light.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Shall not the day of the Lord be darkness, and not light: and obscurity, and no brightness in it?

New American Bible
Truly, the day of the LORD will be darkness, not light, gloom without any brightness!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Shall not the day of the Lord be darkness, and not light: and obscurity, and no brightness in it?

darkness.

Job 3:4-6 Let that day be turned into darkness, let not God regard it from above, and let not the light shine upon it. . . .

Job 10:21,22 Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death: . . .

Isaiah 13:10 For the stars of heaven, and their brightness shall not display their light: the sun shall be darkened in his rising, and the moon shall not shine with her light.

Ezekiel 34:12 As the shepherd visiteth his flock in the day when he shall be in the midst of his sheep that were scattered, so will I visit my sheep, and will deliver them out of all the places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.

Nahum 1:8 But with a flood that passeth by, he will make an utter end of the place thereof: and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Matthew 22:13 Then the king said to the waiters: Bind his hands and feet, and cast him into the exterior darkness. There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Jude 1:13 Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own confusion: wandering stars, to whom the storm of darkness is reserved for ever.

Revelation 16:10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast. And his kingdom became dark: and they gnawed their tongues for pain.

Context
The Day of the LORD
19As if a man should flee from the face of a lion, and a bear should meet him: or enter into the house, and lean with his hand upon the wall, and a serpent should bite him. 20Shall not the day of the Lord be darkness, and not light: and obscurity, and no brightness in it?21I hate, and have rejected your festivities: and I will not receive the odour of your assemblies.…
Cross References
Matthew 24:29
And immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give her light and the stars shall fall from heaven and the powers of heaven shall be moved.

Isaiah 8:22
And they shall look to the earth, and behold trouble and darkness, weakness and distress, and a mist following them, and they cannot fly away from their distress.

Isaiah 13:10
For the stars of heaven, and their brightness shall not display their light: the sun shall be darkened in his rising, and the moon shall not shine with her light.

Obadiah 1:15
Neither shalt thou stand in the crossways to kill them that flee: and thou shalt not shut up them that remain of him in the day of tribulation.

Zephaniah 1:15
That day is a day of wrath, a day of tribulation and distress, a day of calamity and misery, a day of darkness and obscurity, a day of clouds and whirlwinds,

Additional Translations
Will not the Day of the LORD be darkness and not light, even gloom with no brightness in it?Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Shall not the day of Jehovah be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Is not the day of the Lord darkness, and not light? and is not this day gloom without brightness?

Shall not the day of Jehovah be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Shall not the day of the LORD be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Won't the day of Yahweh be darkness, and not light? Even very dark, and no brightness in it?

Is not the day of Jehovah darkness and not light, Even thick darkness that hath no brightness?
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