Acts 2:20
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and glorious day of the Lord.

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.

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.

New American Standard Bible
'THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD, BEFORE THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS DAY OF THE LORD SHALL COME.

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:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and remarkable Day of the Lord comes.

International Standard Version
The sun will become dark, and the moon turn to blood, before the coming of the great and glorious Day of the Lord.

NET Bible
The sun will be changed to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood until the great and awesome day of THE LORD JEHOVAH will come.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The sun will become dark, and the moon will become as red as blood before the terrifying day of the Lord comes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood before that great and notable day of the Lord shall come;

King James 2000 Bible
The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord comes:

American King James Version
The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the 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.

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.

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;

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;
Parallel Commentaries
Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

2:14-21 Peter's sermon shows that he was thoroughly recovered from his fall, and thoroughly restored to the Divine favour; for he who had denied Christ, now boldly confessed him. His account of the miraculous pouring forth of the Spirit, was designed to awaken the hearers to embrace the faith of Christ, and to join themselves to his church. It was the fulfilling the Scripture, and the fruit of Christ's resurrection and ascension, and proof of both. Though Peter was filled with the Holy Ghost, and spake with tongues as the Spirit gave him utterance, yet he did not think to set aside the Scriptures. Christ's scholars never learn above their Bible; and the Spirit is given, not to do away the Scriptures, but to enable us to understand, approve, and obey them. Assuredly none will escape the condemnation of the great day, except those who call upon the name of the Lord, in and through his Son Jesus Christ, as the Saviour of sinners, and the Judge of all mankind.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 20. - The day of the Lord come, that great and notable day for that great and notable day of the Lord come, A.V. and T.R.

Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

The sun shall be turned into darkness,.... As at the death of Christ, by a total eclipse of it:

and the moon into blood; as at the opening of the sixth seal, Revelation 6:12.

before that great and notable day of the Lord come; when he shall come in power and great glory, as he did in a few years after this, to take vengeance on the Jews, and destroy their nation, city, and temple; in which there was a display of his greatness, and power, and which was awful and "terrible" to them, as in Joel it is called; see Gill on Matthew 24:29.



Acts 2:20 Additional Commentaries
Context
Peter Preaches to the Crowd
19'AND I WILL GRANT WONDERS IN THE SKY ABOVE AND SIGNS ON THE EARTH BELOW, BLOOD, AND FIRE, AND VAPOR OF SMOKE. 20'THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD, BEFORE THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS DAY OF THE LORD SHALL COME. 21'AND IT SHALL BE THAT EVERYONE WHO CALLS ON THE NAME OF THE LORD WILL BE SAVED.'…
Cross References
Isaiah 13:10
The stars of heaven and their constellations will not show their light. The rising sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light.

Joel 2:31
The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD.

Matthew 24:29
"Immediately after the distress of those days "'the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.'

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

Acts 2:21
And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.'
Treasury of Scripture

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

sun.

Isaiah 13:9,15 Behold, the day of the LORD comes, cruel both with wrath and fierce …

Isaiah 24:23 Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the …

Jeremiah 4:23 I beheld the earth, and, see, it was without form, and void; and …

Amos 8:9 And it shall come to pass in that day, said the Lord GOD, that I …

Matthew 24:29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be …

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, …

Luke 21:25 And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the …

2 Peter 3:7,10 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are …

Revelation 6:12 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, see, there was …

Revelation 16:8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial on the sun; and power was …

great.

Isaiah 2:12-21 For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be on every one that is proud …

Isaiah 34:8 For it is the day of the LORD's vengeance, and the year of recompenses …

Joel 2:1 Blow you the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: …

Joel 3:14 Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of …

Zephaniah 2:2,3 Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, …

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the …

1 Corinthians 5:5 To deliver such an one to Satan for the destruction of the flesh, …

1 Thessalonians 5:2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as …

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the …

Jump to Previous
Appearing Blood Dark Darkness Glorious Gloriously Glory Great Manifest Moon Notable Sun Turned
Jump to Next
Appearing Blood Dark Darkness Glorious Gloriously Glory Great Manifest Moon Notable Sun Turned
Links
Acts 2:20 NIV
Acts 2:20 NLT
Acts 2:20 ESV
Acts 2:20 NASB
Acts 2:20 KJV

Acts 2:20 Bible Apps
Acts 2:20 Bible Suite
Acts 2:20 Biblia Paralela
Acts 2:20 Chinese Bible
Acts 2:20 French Bible
Acts 2:20 German Bible

Alphabetical: and be before blood come coming darkness day glorious great into Lord moon of shall sun The to turned will

NT Apostles: Acts 2:20 The sun will be turned into darkness (Acts of the Apostles Ac) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Bible Hub
Acts 2:19
Top of Page
Top of Page