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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 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."

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

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Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Plague Nine: Darkness

20 But the Lord hardened Pharaoh's heart, and he did not release the Israelites. 21 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." 22 So Moses extended his hand toward heaven, and there was absolute darkness throughout the land of Egypt for three days.


Cross References

Exodus 9:22

Then the Lord said to Moses, "Extend your hand toward the sky that there may be hail in all the land of Egypt, on people and on animals, and on everything that grows in the field in the land of Egypt."

Psalm 105:28

He made it dark; they did not disobey his orders.

Deuteronomy 28:29

You will feel your way along at noon like the blind person does in darkness and you will not succeed in anything you do; you will be constantly oppressed and continually robbed, with no one to save you.

Psalm 35:6

May their path be dark and slippery, as the Lord's angel chases them!

Psalm 78:49

His raging anger lashed out against them, He sent fury, rage, and trouble as messengers who bring disaster.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like gloomy darkness; they do not know what causes them to stumble.

Ecclesiastes 2:14

The wise man can see where he is going, but the fool walks in darkness. Yet I also realized that the same fate happens to them both.

Ecclesiastes 6:4

Though the stillborn child came into the world for no reason and departed into darkness, though its name is shrouded in darkness,

Isaiah 8:21-22

They will pass through the land destitute and starving. Their hunger will make them angry, and they will curse their king and their God as they look upward.

Matthew 27:45

Now from noon until three, darkness came over all the land.

Mark 15:33

Now when it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.

Luke 23:44

It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon,

2 Peter 2:4

For if God did not spare the angels who sinned, but threw them into hell and locked them up in chains in utter darkness, to be kept until the judgment,

2 Peter 2:17

These men are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm, for whom the utter depths of darkness have been reserved.

Jude 1:6

You also know that the angels who did not keep within their proper domain but abandoned their own place of residence, he has kept in eternal chains in utter darkness, locked up for the judgment of the great Day.

Jude 1:13

wild sea waves, spewing out the foam of their shame; wayward stars for whom the utter depths of eternal darkness have been reserved.

Revelation 16:10-11

Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast so that darkness covered his kingdom, and people began to bite their tongues because of their pain.

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