Acts 2:20
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English Standard Version
the sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood, before the day of the Lord comes, the great and magnificent day.

King James Bible
The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:

American Standard Version
The sun shall be turned into darkness, And the moon into blood, Before the day of the Lord come, That great and notable day .

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and manifest day of the Lord come.

English Revised Version
The sun shall be turned into darkness, And the moon into blood, Before the day of the Lord come, That great and notable day:

Webster's Bible Translation
The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come.

Weymouth New Testament
The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, to usher in the day of the Lord-- that great and illustrious day;

Acts 2:20 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

That great and notable day of the Lord come

The Rev. heightens the emphasis by following the Greek order, the day of the Lord, that great and notable day. Notable (ἐπιφανῆ) only here in New Testament. The kindred noun ἐπιφάνεια, appearing (compare our word Epiphany), is often used of the second coming of the Lord. See 1 Timothy 6:14; 2 Timothy 4:1; Titus 2:13.

Acts 2:20 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

sun.

Isaiah 13:9,15 Behold, the day of the LORD comes, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate...

Isaiah 24:23 Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem...

Jeremiah 4:23 I beheld the earth, and, see, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

Amos 8:9 And it shall come to pass in that day, said the Lord GOD, that I will cause the sun to go down at noon...

Matthew 24:29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light...

Matthew 27:45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land to the ninth hour.

Mark 13:24 But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,

Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity...

2 Peter 3:7,10 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store...

Revelation 6:12 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, see, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair...

Revelation 16:8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial on the sun; and power was given to him to scorch men with fire.

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Isaiah 2:12-21 For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be on every one that is proud and lofty, and on every one that is lifted up...

Isaiah 34:8 For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.

Joel 2:1 Blow you the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble...

Joel 3:14 Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision.

Zephaniah 2:2,3 Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD come on you...

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD:

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

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

2 Peter 3:10 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...

Cross References
Isaiah 13:10
For the stars of the heavens and their constellations will not give their light; the sun will be dark at its rising, and the moon will not shed its light.

Joel 2:31
The sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and awesome day of the LORD comes.

Matthew 24:29
"Immediately after the tribulation of those days the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens will be shaken.

Acts 2:19
And I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke;

Acts 2:21
And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.'

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