is the land
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.
They will look toward the earth and see only distress, darkness, and the gloom of affliction, and they will be driven into thick darkness.
In the streets they cry for wine. All joy grows dark; earth's rejoicing goes into exile.
Only desolation remains in the city; its gate has collapsed in ruins.
For look, darkness covers the earth, and total darkness the peoples; but the LORD will shine over you, and His glory will appear over you.
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.
a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and dense overcast, like the dawn spreading over the mountains; a great and strong people [appears], such as never existed in ages past and never will again in all the generations to come.
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.
From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over the whole land.
The sun will be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and remarkable day of the Lord comes;
[Their] bows will cut young men to pieces. They will have no compassion on little ones; they will not look with pity on children.
To the others He said in my hearing, "Pass through the city after him and start killing; do not show pity or spare [them]!
Godly people have vanished from the land; there is no one upright among the people. All of them wait in ambush to shed blood; they hunt each other with a net.
For a son considers his father a fool, a daughter opposes her mother, and a daughter-in-law is against her mother-in-law; a person's enemies are the people in his own home.
For if God didn't spare the angels who sinned, but threw them down into Tartarus and delivered them to be kept in chains of darkness until judgment;