Joel 1:15
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New Living Translation
The day of the LORD is near, the day when destruction comes from the Almighty. How terrible that day will be!

King James Bible
Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand, and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

Darby Bible Translation
Alas for the day! for the day of Jehovah is at hand, and as destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

World English Bible
Alas for the day! For the day of Yahweh is at hand, and it will come as destruction from the Almighty.

Young's Literal Translation
And cry unto Jehovah, 'Alas for the day! For near is a day of Jehovah, And as destruction from the mighty it cometh.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:15 The day of the Lord - A day of greater trouble than yet they felt, troubles which God will heap upon them. Shall it come - Unless fasting, prayers and amendment prevent.

Joel 1:15 Parallel Commentaries

The Unseen Watcher
[This chapter is based on Daniel 5.] Toward the close of Daniel's life great changes were taking place in the land to which, over threescore years before, he and his Hebrew companions had been carried captive. Nebuchadnezzar, "the terrible of the nations" (Ezekiel 28:7), had died, and Babylon, "the praise of the whole earth" (Jeremiah 51:41), had passed under the unwise rule of his successors, and gradual but sure dissolution was resulting. Through the folly and weakness of Belshazzar, the grandson
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

The book of Joel admirably illustrates the intimate connection which subsisted for the prophetic mind between the sorrows and disasters of the present and the coming day of Jehovah: the one is the immediate harbinger of the other. In an unusually devastating plague of locusts, which, like an army of the Lord,[1] has stripped the land bare and brought misery alike upon city and country, man and beast--"for the beasts of the field look up sighing unto Thee," i. 20--the prophet sees the forerunner of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Revelation 6:17
For the great day of their wrath has come, and who is able to survive?"

Isaiah 13:6
Scream in terror, for the day of the LORD has arrived--the time for the Almighty to destroy.

Isaiah 13:9
For see, the day of the LORD is coming--the terrible day of his fury and fierce anger. The land will be made desolate, and all the sinners destroyed with it.

Jeremiah 30:7
In all history there has never been such a time of terror. It will be a time of trouble for my people Israel. Yet in the end they will be saved!

Jeremiah 46:10
For this is the day of the Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, a day of vengeance on his enemies. The sword will devour until it is satisfied, yes, until it is drunk with your blood! The Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, will receive a sacrifice today in the north country beside the Euphrates River.

Ezekiel 7:2
"Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says to Israel: "The end is here! Wherever you look--east, west, north, or south--your land is finished.

Ezekiel 30:3
for the terrible day is almost here--the day of the LORD! It is a day of clouds and gloom, a day of despair for the nations.

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