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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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Mark

Allen Black - Religion - 1995 - 295 pages
...confusion and exaggeration on the part of the Gospels. 8:9-10 ("'In that day,' declares the Sovereign LORD, 'I will make the sun go down at noon and darken the earth in broad daylight'"). Since this darkness comes close to the Passover feast, perhaps one should be reminded of the plague...
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Mark: The Good News Preached to the Romans

Phillip J. Cunningham - Religion - 1995 - 177 pages
...(15:33)The evangelist calls to the reader's mind the prophecy of Amos: "On that day, says the Lord GOD, 1 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; 1 will bring sackcloth...
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A History of Prophecy in Israel

Joseph Blenkinsopp - Religion - 1996 - 291 pages
...commentators of dating Amos to that time; an unfortunately not uncommon case of circularity. If Amos 8:9 ("I will make the sun go down at noon/ and darken the earth in broad daylight") alludes to a solar eclipse, it may be the one recorded for the eponym year of Bur-sagale in Assyria,...
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Exploring the Messianic Secret in Mark's Gospel

John M. Perry - Religion - 1997 - 173 pages
...presaged the tragic fate suffered by Jesus, God's Messiah-Son, at the time of the Passover festival: "And on that day," says the Lord God, "I will make...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 make it like...
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Matthew

Thomas G. Long - Religion - 1997 - 331 pages
...the whole land (Matt. 27:45), as the prophet Amos had promised would happen on God's day of judgment: "On that day, says the Lord GOD, I will make the sun...down at noon, and darken the earth in broad daylight" (Amos 8:9; see also Matt. 24:29). scripture. This is the place where the forces of evil give vent to...
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Hosea, Joel, and Amos

Bruce C. Birch - Religion - 1997 - 262 pages
...in it, and all of it rise like the Nile, and be tossed about and sink again, like the Nile of Egypt? ''On that day, says the Lord GOD, I will make the...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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Theology of the Prophetic Books: The Death and Resurrection of Israel

Donald E. Gowan - Religion - 1998 - 250 pages
...both the death of the Egyptians' firstborn in Exodus and the cutting off of one's name in Amos 5:2: On that day, says the Lord GOD, I will make the sun...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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The Hebrew Bible Today: An Introduction to Critical Issues

Steven L. McKenzie, Matt Patrick Graham - Religion - 1998 - 240 pages
...will act against Israel. The first person independent personal pronoun predominates in this rhetoric: 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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The Book of Amos: A Commentary

Jorg Jeremias - Religion - 1998 - 200 pages
...Concerning the original reading, cf. the parallel verse 9:5 and BHS. 9 On that day, says the Lord Yahweh, I will make the sun go down at noon, and darken the earth in broad davlight. 10 / will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; 1 will bring...
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Good News According to Mark

Eduard Schweizer - Religion - 1970 - 400 pages
...phenomenon is referred to in Amos 8:9 where "mourning for an only son" is mentioned in the very next verse: "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 fact that the same occurrence was reported at the death of Caesar and in connection...
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