1:15 That day will be a day of God’s anger, 1
a day of distress and hardship,
a day of devastation and ruin,
a day of darkness and gloom,
a day of clouds and dark skies,
1:16 a day of trumpet blasts 2 and battle cries. 3
Judgment will fall on 4 the fortified cities and the high corner towers.
1 tn Heb “a day of wrath.” The word “God’s” is supplied in the translation for clarification.
2 tn Heb “a ram’s horn.” By metonymy the Hebrew text mentions the trumpet (“ram’s horn”) in place of the sound it produces (“trumpet blasts”).
3 sn This description of the day of the
4 tn Heb “against.” The words “judgment will fall” are supplied in the translation for clarification.