Joel 2:4

“The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Joel 2:4

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horse men, so shall they runne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Their appearance is like the appearance of horses; And like war horses, so they run.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so do they run.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Their form is like the form of horses, and they are running like war-horses.
- Basic English Bible

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so they run.
- Darby Bible

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.
- Webster's Bible

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses, and as horsemen, so do they run.
- World English Bible

As the appearance of horses [is] its appearance, And as horsemen, so they run.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so do they run.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Joel 2:4

Wesley's Notes for Joel 2:4


2:2 A day of darkness - A time of exceeding great troubles and calamities. And this passage may well allude to the day of judgment, and the calamities which precede that day. As the morning - As the morning spreads itself over all the hemisphere and first upon the high mountains, so shall the approaching calamities overspread this people. A great people - This seems more directly to intend the Babylonians.

2:3 A fire - The Chaldeans, as a fire shall utterly consume all things. Behind them - What is left behind is as burnt with a flame. As Eden - Fruitful and pleasant.

2:6 Blackness - Such as is the colour of dead men, or the dark paleness of men frightened into swoons.


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