Joel 1:15
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New International Version
Alas for that day! For the day of the LORD is near; it will come like destruction from the Almighty.

King James Bible
Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand, and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

Darby Bible Translation
Alas for the day! for the day of Jehovah is at hand, and as destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

World English Bible
Alas for the day! For the day of Yahweh is at hand, and it will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Young's Literal Translation
And cry unto Jehovah, 'Alas for the day! For near is a day of Jehovah, And as destruction from the mighty it cometh.

Joel 1:15 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Alas for the day! - The Syriac repeats this, the Vulgate, Septuagint, and Arabic, thrice: "Alas, alas, alas, for the day!"

As a destruction from the Almighty - The destruction that is now coming is no ordinary calamity; it is as a signal judgment immediately inflicted by the Almighty.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Alas.

Joel 2:2 A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread on the mountains...

Jeremiah 30:7 Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's trouble, but he shall be saved out of it.

Amos 5:16-18 Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the LORD, said thus; Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways...

the day of.

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...

Psalm 37:13 The LORD shall laugh at him: for he sees that his day is coming.

Isaiah 13:6-9 Howl you; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty...

Ezekiel 7:2-12 Also, you son of man, thus said the Lord GOD to the land of Israel; An end, the end is come on the four corners of the land...

Ezekiel 12:22-28 Son of man, what is that proverb that you have in the land of Israel, saying, The days are prolonged, and every vision fails...

Zephaniah 1:14-18 The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hastens greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD...

Luke 19:41-44 And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it...

James 5:9 Grudge not one against another, brothers, lest you be condemned: behold, the judge stands before the door.

Revelation 6:17 For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?

Library
Grace Before Meat.
O most gracious God, and loving Father, who feedest all creatures living, which depend upon thy divine providence, we beseech thee, sanctify these creatures, which thou hast ordained for us; give them virtue to nourish our bodies in life and health; and give us grace to receive them soberly and thankfully, as from thy hands; that so, in the strength of these and thy other blessings, we may walk in the uprightness of our hearts, before thy face, this day, and all the days of our lives, through Jesus
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Visions of Future Glory
In the darkest days of her long conflict with evil, the church of God has been given revelations of the eternal purpose of Jehovah. His people have been permitted to look beyond the trials of the present to the triumphs of the future, when, the warfare having been accomplished, the redeemed will enter into possession of the promised land. These visions of future glory, scenes pictured by the hand of God, should be dear to His church today, when the controversy of the ages is rapidly closing and the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
Revelation 6:17
For the great day of their wrath has come, and who can withstand it?"

Isaiah 13:6
Wail, for the day of the LORD is near; it will come like destruction from the Almighty.

Isaiah 13:9
See, the day of the LORD is coming --a cruel day, with wrath and fierce anger-- to make the land desolate and destroy the sinners within it.

Jeremiah 30:7
How awful that day will be! No other will be like it. It will be a time of trouble for Jacob, but he will be saved out of it.

Jeremiah 46:10
But that day belongs to the Lord, the LORD Almighty-- a day of vengeance, for vengeance on his foes. The sword will devour till it is satisfied, till it has quenched its thirst with blood. For the Lord, the LORD Almighty, will offer sacrifice in the land of the north by the River Euphrates.

Ezekiel 7:2
"Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to the land of Israel: "'The end! The end has come upon the four corners of the land!

Ezekiel 30:3
For the day is near, the day of the LORD is near-- a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations.

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