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

  • Irene123
    Dan. FC on 9-30-'16 - quote: "if you have a problem with what Jesus says, then you have a big problem." unquote. Matt.28:19 - "..... baptizing them in the NAME of ..... "; Acts 2:37 - Now when they heard this they were pricked in their heart ..... and said, men and brethren what shall we do?" v.38 - Then said unto them, Repent and baptized in the NAME of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins ..
  • Irene123
    J. Claudio - You need to go to Jesus in prayer for HIS guidance in your ministry, not to people. People will give you THEIR ideas. Jesus told His disciples, Apostles to pray for His words to speak AFTER they r'cvd the power of the Holy Ghost on the Day of Pentecost. You don't have His spirit or you would know this. I am NOT judging you; please believe that. I pray for God's wisdom for you.
  • C.Lee
    As we use faith we should see Christ and the church that he gave his life for in a new light. God's Word ignites our hearts for worship and for reaching out to our world with the Gospel. The same Holy Spirit dwells in us and gives us power to be a light and impact in this dark world.
  • Irene123
    Does anyone on here know that it was at least15 years after Jesus established His church in Acts ch. 2 that the epistles even BEGAN to be written, the 'epistles' being all the books after Acts. So where did all the scriptures come from that the apostles and disciples use to witness to people during those 15 yrs? Answer - from their knowledge of the O.T. and Jesus' 3 yr. ministry with them.
  • Arthur Angura
    We must be born again if we want to see the Kingdom of God.
    Before the day of Pentecost, the apostles had no POWER to do the will of God.
    Jesus commanded the apostles not to leave Jerusalem,without the power of the Holy Ghost.
    With man it is impossible,but not with God,for with God all things are possible.
    We need power to witness,to pray,to understand the scriptures and to bear fruits .
  • Arthur Angura
    We must be born again if we want to see the Kingdom of God.
    Before the day of Pentecost, the apostles had no POWER to do the will of God.
    Jesus commanded the apostles not to leave Jerusalem,without the power of the Holy Ghost.
    With man it is impossible,but not with God,for with God all things are possible.
    We need power to witness,to pray,to understand the scriptures and to bear fruits .

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