New Living Translation
The sun will become dark, and the moon will turn blood red before that great and glorious day of the LORD arrives.
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:
Darby Bible Translation
the sun shall be changed to darkness and the moon to blood, before the great and gloriously appearing day of the Lord come.
World English Bible
The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.
Young's Literal Translation
the sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the day of the Lord -- the great and illustrious;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:20 The moon shall be turned into blood - A bloody colour: before the day of the Lord - Eminently the last day; though not excluding any other day or season, wherein the Lord shall manifest his glory, in taking vengeance of his adversaries.
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'Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.'--ACTS ii. 36. It is no part of my purpose at this time to consider the special circumstances under which these words were spoken, nor even to enter upon an exposition of their whole scope. I select them for one reason, the occurrence in them of the three names by which we designate our Saviour--Jesus, Lord, Christ. To us they are very little more than three proper …
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The heavens will be black above them; the stars will give no light. The sun will be dark when it rises, and the moon will provide no light.
The sun will become dark, and the moon will turn blood red before that great and terrible day of the LORD arrives.
"Immediately after the anguish of those days, the sun will be darkened, the moon will give no light, the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.
And I will cause wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below--blood and fire and clouds of smoke.
But everyone who calls on the name of the LORD will be saved.'
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