30 On that day they will roar over it,
like the roaring of the sea.
When one looks at the land,
there will be darkness and distress;
light will be obscured by clouds.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 5:30 Lit its clouds

Therefore justice is far from us,
and righteousness does not reach us.
We hope for light, but there is darkness;
for brightness, but we live in the night.

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16 Give glory to the Lord your God(A)
before He brings darkness,
before your feet stumble
on the mountains at dusk.
You wait for light,
but He brings darkest gloom[a]
and makes thick darkness.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 13:16 Or brings a shadow of death

The Day of the Lord

18 Woe to you who long for the Day of the Lord!(A)
What will the Day of the Lord be for you?
It will be darkness and not light.(B)

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20 Won’t the Day of the Lord
be darkness rather than light,(A)
even gloom without any brightness in it?(B)

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14 The great Day of the Lord is near,(A)
near and rapidly approaching.
Listen, the Day of the Lord
then the warrior’s cry is bitter.
15 That day is a day of wrath,
a day of trouble and distress,
a day of destruction and desolation,
a day of darkness(B) and gloom,
a day of clouds and blackness,(C)

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