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.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood - These are figurative representations of eclipses, intended most probably to point out the fall of the civil and ecclesiastical state in Judea: see the notes on Matthew 24:29. That the Sun is darkened when a total eclipse takes place, and that the Moon appears of a bloody hue in such circumstances, every person knows.
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Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall he saved.--ACTS 2:21. Manasseh did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord, after the abominations of the heathen, and he reared up altars for Baal. And he built altars for all the host of heaven in the two courts of the house of the Lord. And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.--And …
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The Historical and Spiritual Causes of the Death of Christ
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.
The sun will be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD.
"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.'
I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and billows of smoke.
And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.'
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