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

King James Bible
For the day is near, even the day of the LORD is near, a cloudy day; it shall be the time of the heathen.

Darby Bible Translation
For the day is at hand, yea, the day of Jehovah is at hand, a day of clouds; it shall be the time of the nations.

World English Bible
For the day is near, even the day of Yahweh is near; it shall be a day of clouds, a time of the nations.

Young's Literal Translation
For near is a day, near is a day to Jehovah! A day of clouds, the time of nations it is.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Howl ye, Wo worth the day! - My Old MS. Bible, - Soule gee, woo woo to the day! הילילו הה ליום heylilu, hah laiyom! "Howl ye, Alas for the day!" The reading in our present text is taken from Coverdale's Bible, 1536. The expressions signify that a most dreadful calamity was about to fall on Egypt and the neighboring countries, called here the "time of the heathen," or of the nations; the day of calamity to them. They are afterwards specified, Ethiopia, Libya, Lydia, and Chub, and the mingled people, probably persons from different nations, who had followed the ill fortune of Pharaoh-hophra or Pharaoh-apries, when he fled from Amasis, and settled in Upper Egypt.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the day is

Ezekiel 7:7,12 The morning is come to you, O you that dwell in the land: the time is come, the day of trouble is near...

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

Obadiah 1:15 For the day of the LORD is near on all the heathen: as you have done, it shall be done to you...

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...

Zephaniah 1:7,14 Hold your peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of the LORD is at hand: for the LORD has prepared a sacrifice...

Matthew 24:33 So likewise you, when you shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.

Philippians 4:5 Let your moderation be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.

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?

a cloudy

Ezekiel 30:18 At Tehaphnehes also the day shall be darkened, when I shall break there the yokes of Egypt...

Ezekiel 32:7 And when I shall put you out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud...

Ezekiel 34:12 As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep...

Exodus 14:20,24 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them...

Isaiah 19:1 The burden of Egypt. Behold, the LORD rides on a swift cloud, and shall come into Egypt...

Joel 2:1,2 Blow you the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble...

Amos 5:16-20 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 time

Ezekiel 29:12 And I will make the land of Egypt desolate in the middle of the countries that are desolate...

Psalm 110:6,6 He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill the places with the dead bodies; he shall wound the heads over many countries...

Psalm 149:7-9 To execute vengeance on the heathen, and punishments on the people...

Isaiah 24:21-23 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall punish the host of the high ones that are on high...

Isaiah 34:2 For the indignation of the LORD is on all nations, and his fury on all their armies: he has utterly destroyed them...

Jeremiah 25:15-29 For thus said the LORD God of Israel to me; Take the wine cup of this fury at my hand, and cause all the nations, to whom I send you...

Joel 3:11-14 Assemble yourselves, and come, all you heathen, and gather yourselves together round about: thither cause your mighty ones to come down...

Zephaniah 3:6,7 I have cut off the nations: their towers are desolate; I made their streets waste, that none passes by: their cities are destroyed...

Zechariah 14:3-19 Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle...

Revelation 19:13-21 And he was clothed with a clothing dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God...

Sargon of Assyria (722-705 B. C. )
SARGON AS A WARRIOR AND AS A BUILDER. The origin of Sargon II.: the revolt of Babylon, Merodach-baladan and Elam--The kingdom of Elam from the time of the first Babylonian empire; the conquest's of Shutruh-nalkunta I.; the princes of Malamir--The first encounter of Assyria and Elam, the battle of Durilu (721 B.C.)--Revolt of Syria, Iaubidi of Hamath and Hannon of Gaza--Bocchoris and the XXIVth Egyptian dynasty; the first encounter of Assyria with Egypt, the battle of Raphia (720 B.C.). Urartu
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7

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

Ezekiel 7:19
"'They will throw their silver into the streets, and their gold will be treated as a thing unclean. Their silver and gold will not be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD's wrath. It will not satisfy their hunger or fill their stomachs, for it has caused them to stumble into sin.

Ezekiel 13:5
You have not gone up to the breaches in the wall to repair it for the people of Israel so that it will stand firm in the battle on the day of the LORD.

Ezekiel 30:18
Dark will be the day at Tahpanhes when I break the yoke of Egypt; there her proud strength will come to an end. She will be covered with clouds, and her villages will go into captivity.

Ezekiel 32:7
When I snuff you out, I will cover the heavens and darken their stars; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon will not give its light.

Ezekiel 34:12
As a shepherd looks after his scattered flock when he is with them, so will I look after my sheep. I will rescue them from all the places where they were scattered on a day of clouds and darkness.

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

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