Joel 2:6

“Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blacknesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Before them the people are in anguish; All faces turn pale.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

At their presence the peoples are in anguish; all faces are waxed pale.
- American Standard Version (1901)

At their coming the people are bent with pain: all faces become red together.
- Basic English Bible

Before them the peoples are in anguish: all faces turn pale.
- Darby Bible

Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness.
- Webster's Bible

At their presence the peoples are in anguish. All faces have grown pale.
- World English Bible

From its face pained are peoples, All faces have gathered paleness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

At their presence the peoples are in anguish; all faces have gathered blackness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Joel 2:6


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


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