Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

New American Standard Bible

So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days.

King James Version

And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:

Holman Bible

So Moses stretched out his hand toward heaven, and there was thick darkness throughout the land of Egypt for three days.

A Conservative Version

And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven, and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days,

American Standard Version

And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days;

Amplified

So Moses stretched out his hand toward the sky, and for three days a thick darkness was all over the land of Egypt [no sun, no moon, no stars].

Bible in Basic English

And when Moses' hand was stretched out, dark night came over all the land of Egypt for three days;

Darby Translation

And Moses stretched out his hand toward the heavens; and there was a thick darkness throughout the land of Egypt three days:

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses will stretch forth his hand toward the heavens, and there shall be thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.

King James 2000

And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses stretched out his hand toward the heavens, and there was darkness of night in all the land of Egypt [for] three days.

Modern King James verseion

And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven. And there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Moses stretched forth his hand unto heaven, and there was a dark mist upon all the land of Egypt three days long,

NET Bible

So Moses extended his hand toward heaven, and there was absolute darkness throughout the land of Egypt for three days.

New Heart English Bible

Moses stretched forth his hand toward the sky, and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.

The Emphasized Bible

So Moses stretched forth his hand over the heavens, - and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days;

Webster

And Moses stretched forth his hand towards heaven: and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:

World English Bible

Moses stretched forth his hand toward the sky, and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Moses stretcheth out his hand towards the heavens, and there is darkness -- thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

שׁמה שׁמים 
Shamayim 
Usage: 420

and there was a thick
אפלה 
'aphelah 
Usage: 10

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

in all the land
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

of Egypt
מצרים 
Mitsrayim 
Usage: 681

שׁלשׁה שׁלושׁה שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ 
Shalowsh 
Usage: 430

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Plague Nine: Darkness

21 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." 22 So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. 23 No one could see anyone else, nor could anyone get up from his place for three days. But there was light for all the Israelis in their dwellings.


Cross References

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness, and it became dark. Did they not rebel against his words?

Revelation 16:10

The fifth angel poured his bowl on the throne of the beast. Its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed on their tongues in anguish

Exodus 20:21

Then the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.

Deuteronomy 4:11

"When you approached and stood at the foot of the mountain a mountain that was blazing with fire at its core while the sky was covered with thick, dark clouds

Deuteronomy 5:22

"The LORD declared these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly on the mountain from out of the fire and dark clouds, and nothing more was added. He inscribed them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Joel 2:2

A day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows like the dawn spreads out to cover the mountains a people strong and robust. Never has there been anything like it, neither will anything follow to compare with it, even through the lifetime of generation upon generation."

Joel 2:31

The sun will be given over to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and terrifying Day of the LORD.

Amos 4:13

Look! The one who crafts mountains, who creates the wind, who reveals what he is thinking to mankind, who darkens the morning light, who tramples down the high places of the land the LORD, the God of the Heavenly Armies is his name.

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