A composite of
the seventeen different English translations and the definitions from a Lexicon:
There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars;
and upon the land of the earth, anxiety, anguish, doubt, fear and distress
among the nations in a state of perplexity with bewilderment and confusion, as
of a mental loss of having no way out, by reason and because of the billowing
and vibration of the loud roaring confusion caused by the noise of the sea
waves. Men’s hearts failing them and fainting from fear in apprehension,
expectation and waiting for the things which are about to come upon the whole
habitable earth, for the forces and powers of the heavens shall be moved and
8:9 And the third part of the creatures
which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.
Check out these links to understand about the great mountain burning
with fire in the sea, (submarine volcanoes); the sea becoming blood,
(red tide) and the third part of the ships being destroyed, (tsunami).