Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt.”

King James Version

And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward heaven, and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that can be felt.”

International Standard Version

Then the LORD told Moses, "Stretch your hand toward the sky and there will be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness that one can feel."

A Conservative Version

And LORD said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah said unto Moses, Stretch out thy hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

Amplified

Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward the sky, so that darkness may come over the land of Egypt, a darkness which [is so awful that it] may be felt.”

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said to Moses, Let your hand be stretched out to heaven, and all the land of Egypt will be dark, so that men will be feeling their way about in the dark.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand toward the heavens, that there may be darkness in the land of Egypt so that one may feel darkness.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will say to Moses, Stretch forth thy hand towards the heavens, and darkness shall be upon the land of Egypt, and the darkness shall be felt

King James 2000

And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out your hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the heavens so that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt and so that [a person can] feel darkness."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah said to Moses, Stretch out your hand toward the heavens, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, so that one may even feel the darkness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD said unto Moses, "Stretch out thy hand unto heaven, and let there be darkness upon the land of Egypt: even that they may feel the darkness."

NET Bible

The Lord said to Moses, "Extend your hand toward heaven so that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness so thick it can be felt."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Yahweh unto Moses: Stretch forth thy hand over the heavens, that there may be darkness, over the land of Egypt, - and that one may feel the darkness.

Webster

And the LORD said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand towards heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

World English Bible

Yahweh said to Moses, "Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Stretch out thy hand towards the heavens, and there is darkness over the land of Egypt, and the darkness is felt.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

over the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Plague Nine: Darkness

20 But the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the sons of Israel go. 21 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand toward the sky, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even a darkness which may be felt.” 22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven, and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.


Cross References

Exodus 9:22

And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch forth thine hand toward heaven that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, upon the men and upon the beasts and upon all the grass of the field throughout the land of Egypt.

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness and made it dark, and they did not rebel against his word.

Deuteronomy 28:29

And thou shalt grope at noonday as the blind grope in the darkness, and thou shalt not be prospered in thy ways; and thou shalt only be oppressed and spoiled all the days, and there shall be no one to save thee.

Psalm 35:6

Let their way be dark and slippery, and let the angel of the LORD persecute them.

Psalm 78:49

He cast upon them the fierceness of his anger, wrath, and indignation and trouble by sending evil angels among them.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is as darkness; they do not know in what they stumble.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man has his eyes in his head, but the fool walks in darkness: And I myself also understood that one event happens to the one and to the other.

Ecclesiastes 6:4

For he came in vain and departs unto darkness, and his name shall be covered with darkness.

Isaiah 8:21-22

Then they shall pass through this land, fatigued and hungry, and it shall come to pass that when they shall be hungry, they shall fret themselves and curse their king and their God. And raising their face high,

Matthew 27:45

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.

Mark 15:33

And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.

Luke 23:44

And when it was about the sixth hour, there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.

2 Peter 2:4

For if God did not forgive the angels that sinned, but cast them down into the deepest abyss and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;

2 Peter 2:17

These are wells without water, clouds that are brought by a whirlwind, to whom gross darkness is reserved for ever.

Jude 1:6

And the angels who did not keep their first estate but left their own habitation, he has reserved in eternal chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

Jude 1:13

raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own abominations; erratic stars, to whom is reserved gross darkness eternally.

Revelation 16:10-11

And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the throne of the beast; and its kingdom was filled with darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

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