Joel 2:2
New International Version
a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness. Like dawn spreading across the mountains a large and mighty army comes, such as never was in ancient times nor ever will be in ages to come.

New Living Translation
It is a day of darkness and gloom, a day of thick clouds and deep blackness. Suddenly, like dawn spreading across the mountains, a great and mighty army appears. Nothing like it has been seen before or will ever be seen again.

English Standard Version
a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and thick darkness! Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains a great and powerful people; their like has never been before, nor will be again after them through the years of all generations.

New American Standard Bible
A day of darkness and gloom, A day of clouds and thick darkness. As the dawn is spread over the mountains, So there is a great and mighty people; There has never been anything like it, Nor will there be again after it To the years of many generations.

King James Bible
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and dense overcast, like the dawn spreading over the mountains; a great and strong people appears, such as never existed in ages past and never will again in all the generations to come.

International Standard Version
A day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows like the dawn spreads out to cover the mountains— a people strong and robust. Never has there been anything like it, neither will anything follow to compare with it, even through the lifetime of generation upon generation."

NET Bible
It will be a day of dreadful darkness, a day of foreboding storm clouds, like blackness spread over the mountains. It is a huge and powerful army--there has never been anything like it ever before, and there will not be anything like it for many generations to come!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It is a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and overcast skies. A large and mighty army will spread over the mountains like the dawn. Nothing like this has ever happened. Nothing like this will ever happen again.

Jubilee Bible 2000
a day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of shadow that spreads itself upon the mountains as the dawn: a people great and strong; there has not ever been the like, neither shall there be any more after him, even to the years of many generations.

King James 2000 Bible
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great and strong people; there has not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, through the years of many generations.

American King James Version
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread on the mountains: a great people and a strong; there has not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

American Standard Version
a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness, as the dawn spread upon the mountains; a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after them, even to the years of many generations.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A day of darkness, and of gloominess, a day of clouds and whirlwinds: a numerous and strong people as the morning spread upon the mountains: the like to it hath not been from the beginning, nor shall be after it even to the years of generation and generation.

Darby Bible Translation
a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and gross darkness, as the dawn spread upon the mountains; -- a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after them, to the years of generations and generations.

English Revised Version
a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness, as the dawn spread upon the mountains; a great people and a strong, there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after them, even to the years of many generations.

Webster's Bible Translation
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.

World English Bible
A day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness. As the dawn spreading on the mountains, a great and strong people; there has never been the like, neither will there be any more after them, even to the years of many generations.

Young's Literal Translation
A day of darkness and thick darkness, A day of cloud and thick darkness, As darkness spread on the mountains, A people numerous and mighty, Like it there hath not been from of old, And after it there is not again -- till the years of generation and generation.

Joël 2:2 Afrikaans PWL
’n dag van duisternis en donkerheid, ’n dag van wolke en ’n dik donkerte; soos die oggendskemering, uitgesprei oor die berge, so is daar ’n groot en magtige volk, soos wat daar nog nooit was nie en vir baie geslagte se jare ook nie weer sal wees nie.

Joeli 2:2 Albanian
po vjen dita e territ dhe e errësirës së dendur, ditë resh dhe mjegulle. Ashtu si përhapet agimi mbi malet, po vjen një popull i shumtë dhe i fuqishëm, të cilit kurrkush nuk i ka ngjarë më parë dhe as nuk do të ketë më kurrë për shumë breza që do të vijnë.

ﻳﻮﺋﻴﻞ 2:2 Arabic: Smith & Van Dyke
يوم ظلام وقتام يوم غيم وضباب مثل الفجر ممتدا على الجبال. شعب كثير وقوي لم يكن نظيره منذ الازل ولا يكون ايضا بعده الى سني دور فدور.

Dyr Joheel 2:2 Bavarian
der ganz der schwartze Tag, der voller Nebl und Wolkenn. Wie si d Üecht über de Berg überhinbraitt, yso kimmt dös mentische Volk, wie s non kains iemaals göbn haat und aau kains wider göbn gaat, hinst eyn de ferrstn Kunner.

Иоил 2:2 Bulgarian
Ден тъмен и мъглив, Ден облачен и мрачен, [Бързащ] като зората, която се разпростира върху планините; [Идат] люде много и силни, Подобни, на които не е имало от века, Нито подир тях ще има до годините на много поколения.

現代標點和合本 (CUVMP Traditional)
那日是黑暗、幽冥、密雲、烏黑的日子,好像晨光鋪滿山嶺。有一隊蝗蟲又大又強,從來沒有這樣的,以後直到萬代也必沒有。

现代标点和合本 (CUVMP Simplified)
那日是黑暗、幽冥、密云、乌黑的日子,好像晨光铺满山岭。有一队蝗虫又大又强,从来没有这样的,以后直到万代也必没有。

約 珥 書 2:2 Chinese Bible: Union (Traditional)
那 日 是 黑 暗 、 幽 冥 、 密 雲 、 烏 黑 的 日 子 , 好 像 晨 光 鋪 滿 山 嶺 。 有 一 隊 蝗 蟲 ( 原 文 是 民 ) 又 大 又 強 ; 從 來 沒 有 這 樣 的 , 以 後 直 到 萬 代 也 必 沒 有 。

約 珥 書 2:2 Chinese Bible: Union (Simplified)
那 日 是 黑 暗 、 幽 冥 、 密 云 、 乌 黑 的 日 子 , 好 像 晨 光 铺 满 山 岭 。 有 一 队 蝗 虫 ( 原 文 是 民 ) 又 大 又 强 ; 从 来 没 有 这 样 的 , 以 後 直 到 万 代 也 必 没 有 。

Joel 2:2 Croatian Bible
Dan pun mraka i tmine, dan oblačan i crn. K'o zora po gorama se prostire narod jak i mnogobrojan, kakva ne bje nikad prije, niti će ga igda biti do vremena najdaljih.

Joele 2:2 Czech BKR
Den temnosti a mračna, den oblaku a mrákoty, jako záře jitřní rozprostřená po horách: Lid mnohý a silný, jemuž rovného nebylo od věků, aniž po něm kdy bude až do let národů i pronárodů.

Joel 2:2 Danish
ja, nær er Mulms og Mørkes Dag, Skyers og Taages Dag. Et stort, et vældigt Folk er bredt som Gry over Bjerge. Dets Lige har aldrig været, skal aldrig komme herefter til fjerneste Slægters Aar.

Joël 2:2 Dutch Staten Vertaling
Een dag van duisternis en donkerheid, een dag van wolken en dikke duisterheid, als de dageraad uitgespreid over de bergen; een groot en machtig volk, desgelijks van ouds niet geweest is, en na hetzelve niet meer zal zijn tot in jaren van vele geslachten.

Westminster Leningrad Codex
יֹ֧ום חֹ֣שֶׁךְ וַאֲפֵלָ֗ה יֹ֤ום עָנָן֙ וַעֲרָפֶ֔ל כְּשַׁ֖חַר פָּרֻ֣שׂ עַל־הֶֽהָרִ֑ים עַ֚ם רַ֣ב וְעָצ֔וּם כָּמֹ֗הוּ לֹ֤א נִֽהְיָה֙ מִן־הָ֣עֹולָ֔ם וְאַֽחֲרָיו֙ לֹ֣א יֹוסֵ֔ף עַד־שְׁנֵ֖י דֹּ֥ור וָדֹֽור׃

WLC (Consonants Only)
יום חשך ואפלה יום ענן וערפל כשחר פרש על־ההרים עם רב ועצום כמהו לא נהיה מן־העולם ואחריו לא יוסף עד־שני דור ודור׃

Aleppo Codex
ב יום חשך ואפלה יום ענן וערפל כשחר פרש על ההרים עם רב ועצום--כמהו לא נהיה מן העולם ואחריו לא יוסף עד שני דור ודור

Jóel 2:2 Hungarian: Karoli
Sötétségnek és homálynak napja; felhõnek és borulatnak napja; mint a hegyekre ráterülõ alkonyat! Nagy és hatalmas nép, a milyen nem volt öröktõl fogva és nem is lesz utána többé, nemzetségrõl nemzetségre.

Joel 2:2 Esperanto
tago de mallumo kaj senlumeco, tago de nuboj kaj nebulo; simile al la matena cxielrugxo disvastigxas sur la montoj popolo grandnombra kaj forta; tia neniam ekzistis gxis nun, kaj ankaux post gxi ne plu ekzistos tia, en iu ajn generacio.

JOOEL 2:2 Finnish: Bible (1776)
Pimiä päivä, synkiä päivä, sumuinen päivä ja utuinen päivä; niinkuin aamurusko itsensä levittää vuorten ylitse; suuri ja väkevä kansa, jonka kaltaista ei ikänä ole ollut, eikä vasta tule ijankaikkiseen aikaan.

Joël 2:2 French: Darby
un jour de tenebres et d'obscurite, un jour de nuees et d'epaisses tenebres: c'est comme l'aurore qui s'etend sur les montagnes, -un peuple nombreux et fort, tel qu'il n'y en eut jamais, et qu'apres lui, il n'y en aura point jusqu'aux annees des generations et des generations.

Joël 2:2 French: Louis Segond (1910)
Jour de ténèbres et d'obscurité, Jour de nuées et de brouillards, Il vient comme l'aurore se répand sur les montagnes. Voici un peuple nombreux et puissant, Tel qu'il n'y en a jamais eu, Et qu'il n'y en aura jamais dans la suite des âges.

Joël 2:2 French: Martin (1744)
Journée de ténèbres et d'obscurité; journée de nuées et de brouillards. Comme l'aube du jour s'étend sur les montagnes, [ainsi s'étend] un peuple grand et puissant, auquel il n'[y a] point eu de semblable de tout temps, et après lequel il n'y en aura point [de semblable] dans la suite des siècles.

Joel 2:2 German: Modernized
Ein finstrer Tag, ein dunkler Tag, ein wolkiger Tag, ein nebliger Tag, gleichwie sich die Morgenröte ausbreitet über die Berge, nämlich ein groß und mächtig Volk desgleichen vorhin nicht gewesen ist und hinfort nicht sein wird zu ewigen Zeiten für und für.

Joel 2:2 German: Luther (1912)
Ein finstrer Tag, ein dunkler Tag, ein wolkiger Tag, ein nebliger Tag; gleichwie sich die Morgenröte ausbreitet über die Berge, kommt ein großes und mächtiges Volk, desgleichen vormals nicht gewesen ist und hinfort nicht sein wird zu ewigen Zeiten für und für.

Joel 2:2 German: Textbibel (1899)
Ein Tag der Finsternis und Dunkelheit ist's, ein Tag des Gewölks und der Gewitternacht. Wie Morgengrauen, das sich ausbreitet über die Berge, kommt's, ein zahlreiches und starkes Volk, wie es von Ewigkeit her keins gegeben hat, und wie nachher keines mehr kommen wird bis in die Jahre der fernsten Geschlechter.

Gioele 2:2 Italian: Riveduta Bible (1927)
giorno di tenebre, di densa oscurità, giorno di nubi, di fitta nebbia! Come l’alba si spande sui monti, viene un popolo numeroso e potente, quale non si vide mai prima, né mai più si vedrà poi negli anni delle età più remote.

Gioele 2:2 Italian: Giovanni Diodati Bible (1649)
giorno di tenebre e di caligine; giorno di nuvola e di folta oscurità, che si spande su per li monti, come l’alba; un grande, e possente popolo viene, il cui simile non fu giammai nè sarà dopo lui in alcuna età.

YOEL 2:2 Indonesian - Terjemahan Lama (TL)
Yaitu suatu hari yang gelap-gulita, suatu hari yang berawan-awan dan kegelapan malam! Maka seperti fajar merekah meliputi gunung-gunung, demikianlah suatu bangsa yang besar dan kuat, sebagainya belum pernah ada dari awal zaman, dan tiada pula akan ada pada kemudian hari selagi ada peridaran bumi ini!

요엘 2:2 Korean
곧 어둡고 캄캄한 날이요 빽빽한 구름이 끼인 날이라 새벽 빛이 산꼭대기에 덮인 것과 같으니 이는 많고 강한 백성이 이르렀음이라 이같은 것이 자고 이래로 없었고 이후 세세에 없으리로다

Ioel 2:2 Latin: Vulgata Clementina
Dies tenebrarum et caliginis, dies nubis et turbinis ; quasi mane expansum super montes populus multus et fortis : similis ei non fuit a principio, et post eum non erit usque in annos generationis et generationis.

Joelio knyga 2:2 Lithuanian
Tamsi, niūri ir debesuota diena. Kaip ryto migla apgaubia kalnų viršūnes, taip galinga ir didelė tauta ateina. Tokios nebuvo iki šiol ir nebebus per kartų kartas.

Joel 2:2 Maori
He ra pouri, he ra tukupu, he ra kapua, he pouri kerekere, ano ko te ata kua horapa noa atu i runga i nga maunga; he iwi nui, kaha, kahore ona rite i mua, kahore hoki he pera i nga wa i muri a taea noatia nga tau o nga whakatupuranga maha.

Joel 2:2 Norwegian: Det Norsk Bibelselskap (1930)
en dag med mørke og mulm, en dag med skyer og skodde, utbredt over fjellene som morgenrøde - et stort og sterkt folk, som det ikke har vært make til fra fordums tid og heller ikke siden kommer make til gjennem årene, fra slekt til slekt.

Joel 2:2 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas
día de tinieblas y lobreguez, día nublado y de densa oscuridad. Como la aurora sobre los montes, se extiende un pueblo grande y poderoso; nunca ha habido nada semejante a él, ni tampoco lo habrá después por años de muchas generaciones.

Joel 2:2 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos
Día de tinieblas y densas sombras, Día nublado y de densa oscuridad. Como la aurora sobre los montes, se extiende Un pueblo grande y poderoso; Nunca ha habido nada semejante a él, Ni tampoco lo habrá después Por años de muchas generaciones.

Joel 2:2 Spanish: Reina Valera Gómez
Día de tinieblas y de oscuridad, día de nube y de sombra, que sobre los montes se extiende como el alba; un pueblo grande y fuerte; nunca desde el siglo fue semejante, ni después de él será jamás en años de generación en generación.

Joel 2:2 Spanish: Reina Valera 1909
Día de tinieblas y de oscuridad, día de nube y de sombra, que sobre los montes se derrama como el alba: un pueblo grande y fuerte: nunca desde el siglo fué semejante, ni después de él será jamás en años de generación en generación.

Joel 2:2 Spanish: Sagradas Escrituras 1569
Día de tinieblas y de oscuridad, día de nube y de sombra; que sobre los montes se derrama como el alba; un pueblo grande y fuerte; nunca desde el siglo fue semejante, ni después de él será jamás en años de generación en generación.

Joel 2:2 Bíblia King James Atualizada Português
E será um dia de trevas e de escuridão; dia de nuvens densas e de absoluta falta de claridade! Por outro lado, assim como a luz da aurora surge e se estende pelos montes, um grande e poderoso exército vem se aproximando, como nunca antes se viu nem jamais se verá nas gerações futuras.

Joel 2:2 Portugese Bible
dia de trevas e de escuridão, dia de nuvens e de negrume! Como a alva, está espalhado sobre os montes um povo grande e poderoso, qual nunca houve, nem depois dele haverá pelos anos adiante, de geração em geração:   

Ioel 2:2 Romanian: Cornilescu
O zi de întunerec şi negură mare, o zi de nori şi de întunecime. Ca zorile dimineţii se întinde peste munţi un popor mare şi puternic, cum n'a mai fost din veac, şi nici în vremurile viitoare nu va mai fi.

Иоиль 2:2 Russian: Synodal Translation (1876)
день тьмы и мрака, день облачный и туманный: как утренняя заря распространяется по горам народ многочисленный и сильный, какого не бывало от века и после того не будет в роды родов.

Иоиль 2:2 Russian koi8r
день тьмы и мрака, день облачный и туманный: как утренняя заря распространяется по горам народ многочисленный и сильный, какого не бывало от века и после того не будет в роды родов.

Joel 2:2 Swedish (1917)
en dag av mörker och tjocka, en dag av moln och töcken, lik en gryning som breder ut sig över bergen. Ett stort och mäktigt folk kommer, ett vars like aldrig någonsin har funnits och ej heller hädanefter skall uppstå, intill senaste släktens år.

Joel 2:2 Tagalog: Ang Dating Biblia (1905)
Araw ng kadiliman at ng pagkukulimlim, araw ng mga ulap at ng pagsasalimuot ng dilim, gaya ng liwayway na namumukadkad sa mga bundok; isang malaking bayan at matibay; hindi nagkaroon kailan man ng gaya niyaon, ni magkakaroon pa man pagkatapos ng mga yaon, hanggang sa mga taon ng maraming sali't saling lahi.

โยเอล 2:2 Thai: from KJV
เป็นวันแห่งความมืดและความมืดครึ้ม เป็นวันที่มีเมฆและความมืดทึบ ประชาชนจำนวนมากและมีกำลังยิ่งปกคลุมอยู่บนภูเขาดำทะมื่นไปหมด ตั้งแต่สมัยโบราณก็ไม่เคยมีเหมือนอย่างนี้ และตั้งแต่นี้ไปก็จะไม่มีอีกตลอดปีทั้งหลายชั่วอายุ

Yoel 2:2 Turkish
Zifiri karanlık bir gün olacak,
Bulutlu, koyu karanlık bir gün. Dağların üzerine çöken karanlık gibi
Kalabalık ve güçlü bir çekirge ordusu geliyor. Böylesi hiçbir zaman görülmedi,
Kuşaklar boyu da görülmeyecek. geçiyor.

Gioâ-eân 2:2 Vietnamese (1934)
tức là ngày mờ mịt và tối tăm, ngày của mây và sương mù. Có một dân lớn và mạnh đến như ánh sáng sớm mai giãi ra trên núi, đến nỗi từ trước chưa hề có, mà về sau nầy, về muôn đời sau nầy cũng sẽ không có như vậy nữa.

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