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" And on that day," says the Lord GOD, "I will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight. "
Stars, Stones and Scholars: The Decipherment of the Megaliths as an Ancient ... - Page 8
by Andis Kaulins - 2008 - 422 pages
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Das Hebraische Denken Im Vergleich Mit Dem Griechischen

Thorleif Boman - Philosophy - 1960 - 224 pages
...they said it would be a day of darkness and gloom, of clouds and thick darkness (Joel 2.2). Amos says: And on that day, says the Lord God, I will make the...down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight (8.9). Even if the recollection of an eclipse has provided the image for the prophet,2 the threat lies...
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The Books of Amos, Hosea, Micah

Henry McKeating - Religion - 1971 - 198 pages
...It is a snatch of poetry or hymn, quoted more fully in 9 : 5-6, and possibly out of place here. $ 9 On that day, says the Lord GOD, I will make the sun...down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight. 10 I will turn your pilgrim-feasts into mourning and all your songs into lamentation. I will make you...
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Twelve Prophets: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, and Jonah

Peter C. Craigie - Religion - 1984 - 242 pages
...it, and all of it rise like the Nile, and be tossed about and sink again, like the Nile of Egypt?" '"And on that day," says the Lord God, "I will make...down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight. 10I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; I will bring sackcloth...
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The Passion of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark

Donald Senior - Religion - 1991 - 173 pages
...describes the atmosphere surrounding the day of the Lord: "And on that day," says the Lord God, UI will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight. 1 will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; I will bring sackcloth...
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The Passion of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew

Donald Senior - Religion - 1990 - 200 pages
...in this opening verse of the death scene Matthew (following the lead of Mark, 1 5:33) alludes to Am 8:9, " 'And on that day/ says the Lord God, 'I will...sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight.'"ln Matthew's version the precise wording of the phrase "over all the land" is identical...
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Matthew: Volume 3: 19-28

William David Davies, W. D. Davies, Dale C. Allison, Jr. - Religion - 1988 - 808 pages
...Such narrative stillness is a common literary device, one which reappears in the 57 ' "And on thai day", says the Lord God, "I will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight. I will . . . make it like the mourning for an only son . . ." '. The connexion with Amos is made by...
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Ezekiel

Joseph Blenkinsopp - 2010
...And gloom with no brightness in it? (Amos 5:18-20) INTERPRETATION Or again: On that day, says Yahweh GOD, I will make the sun go down at noon, And darken the earth in broad daylight. I will turn your feasts into mourning, And all your songs into lamentation; I will bring sackcloth...
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Mark

Donald Juel - Religion - 239 pages
...Some have suggested an allusion to one of Amos s oracles of doom: And on that day, says the Lord Cod, I will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight. (Amos 8:9) While that is possible, the image itself requires no hidden scriptural significance: the...
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The Gospel of Matthew

Daniel J. Harrington - Religion - 1991 - 429 pages
...the whole land of Israel or over the whole world is not clear. The portent stands in line with Amos 8:9 (" 'And on that day/ says the Lord God, 'I will...down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight' ") and Exod 10:22 ("there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt"). 46. Eli, Eli: In a mixture...
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The Passion of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke

Donald Senior - Religion - 1992 - 192 pages
...terrible day of the Lord comes" (Joel 2:30-31). Amos, another prophet of judgment, has a similar text: "'And on that day,' says the Lord God, 'I will make...down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight" (Amos 8:9). The Tearing of the Temple Veil The tearing of the temple veil is a more ambiguous symbol....
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