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

  • Iwillgo
    baptism is FOR one thing only REMISSION OF SINS. this is the last step to becoming a CHRISTIAN.
  • Chuck
    Remember the question that was asked of Peter. What must we do? Peter told the people what they must do:acts2:38 and who else should dothis:acts2:39
  • Ray321
    Acts 7:55 But he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up stedfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God, Before Stephen got stone, Jesus was standing to come down from Heaven, but when Stephen died, Jesus sat back down. There was a reason for Jesus for standing. The Mystery
  • Ray321
    Acts 2:16 But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel The Apostles thought they were on the last days. Joel 1:15 15 Alas for the day! for the day of the Lord is at hand, and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come. The Apostle knew the day of the Lord was near. They were living it , but something stops all that, in chapter 7, the stoning of Stephen. Jews rejected Christ.
  • BSP
    Verse 11 shows the power of hearing the good news of God in one's own language.
  • A disciple
    "..Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven..every man heard them speak in his own language." It may seem like an insignificant point that there were Jews from every Nation under heaven; but there is much in it. Because of Israel's sin and rebellion, rejection of the faith and God's Spirit in His Prophets; they were put under the dominion of the Gentiles until the Day of the LORD.

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