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.
Nevertheless, the gloom of the distressed land will not be like that of the former times when He humbled the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali. But in the future He will bring honor to the Way of the Sea, to the land east of the Jordan, and to Galilee of the nations.
In those times there was no peace for those who went about their daily activities because the residents of the lands had many conflicts.
Nation was crushed by nation and city by city, for God troubled them with every possible distress.
Give glory to the LORD your God before He brings darkness, before your feet stumble on the mountains at dusk. You wait for light, but He brings darkest gloom and makes thick darkness.
Ask and see whether a male can give birth. Why then do I see every man with his hands on his stomach like a woman in labor and every face turned pale?
How awful that day will be! There will be none like it! It will be a time of trouble for Jacob, but he will be delivered out of it.
Woe to you who long for the Day of the LORD! What will the Day of the LORD be for you? It will be darkness and not light.
It will be like a man who flees from a lion only to have a bear confront him. He goes home and rests his hand against the wall only to have a snake bite him.
Won't the Day of the LORD be darkness rather than light, even gloom without any brightness in it?
The great Day of the LORD is near, near and rapidly approaching. Listen, the Day of the LORD-- there the warrior's cry is bitter.
That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of destruction and desolation, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness,
But the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
"Immediately after the tribulation of those days: The sun will be darkened, and the moon will not shed its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the celestial powers will be shaken.
"Then there will be signs in the sun, moon, and stars; and there will be anguish on the earth among nations bewildered by the roaring sea and waves.
People will faint from fear and expectation of the things that are coming on the world, because the celestial powers will be shaken.
wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shameful deeds; wandering stars for whom is reserved the blackness of darkness forever!
driven to darkness
He is driven from light to darkness and chased from the inhabited world.
The wicked are thrown down by their own sin, but the righteous have a refuge when they die.
Therefore, their way will be to them like slippery paths in the gloom. They will be driven away and fall down there, for I will bring disaster on them, the year of their punishment. [This is] the LORD's declaration.
"Then the king told the attendants, 'Tie him up hand and foot, and throw him into the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'