Acts 2:20

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Sunne shall be turned into darkenesse, and the Moone into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'THE SUN WILL BE TURNED INTO DARKNESS AND THE MOON INTO BLOOD, BEFORE THE GREAT AND GLORIOUS DAY OF THE LORD SHALL COME.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sun shall be turned into darkness, And the moon into blood, Before the day of the Lord come, That great and notable `day'.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sun will become dark and the moon will be turned to blood, before that great day of the Lord comes in glory:
- Basic English Bible

the sun shall be changed to darkness and the moon to blood, before the great and gloriously appearing day of [the] Lord come.
- Darby Bible

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come.
- Webster's Bible

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;
- Weymouth Bible

The sun will be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord comes.
- World English Bible

The sunne schal be turned in to derknessis, and the moone in to blood, bifor that the greet and the opyn dai of the Lord come.
- Wycliffe Bible

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;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Acts 2:20


2:20 The moon shall be turned into blood - A bloody colour: before the day of the Lord - Eminently the last day; though not excluding any other day or season, wherein the Lord shall manifest his glory, in taking vengeance of his adversaries.


People's Bible Notes for Acts 2:20


Ac 2:20 The sun shall be turned into darkness. See PNT "Mt 24:29".

Discussion for Acts 2

  • Brandie mcdonald
    It's wonderful I love reading in acts..I love to gain knowledge.God bless.
  • Tilda
    I thank God for such a wonderful gift,of using words to destroy the devil.We see in this scripture that the mouth is the one that we use to call upon the name of Jesus,and it is the same word that God created the earth,so just believe with heart and confess with your mouth and you will be saved because in your words thats where life is,so as your salvation so dont use your mouth to say evil things because it is the one you use to appreciate the works done by Jesus Christ.glory be to Jesus Christ
  • Aldam bande
    Thank you for this bible verse!

    May almighty bless his work through the air to tough each one of us.
  • Aldam bande
    I would like to thank you for receiving daily bible text. May God bless King James Bible Organization.
  • Asher sano
    GOD love me and he heard me ,he will see me and help us
  • JP
    It seems to me, what happened on the day of Pentecost was something of a reversal of what happened at the dispersion at Babel in the book of Genesis. I think speaking in tongues clearly refers to speaking in other languages and was a gift apostles found themselves with granted by the Holy Spirit. This all seems very interesting to me in light of our present day church history. Many thanks!

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