Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 22 And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days: 23 They saw not one another, neither rose any from his place for three days: but all the children of Israel had light in their dwellings.


Cross References

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness, and made it dark; and they rebelled not against his word.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth angel poured out his bowl upon the throne of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain,

Exodus 20:21

And the people stood far off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.

Deuteronomy 4:11

And you came near and stood at the foot of the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.

Deuteronomy 5:22

These words the LORD spoke unto all your assembly in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, with a great voice: and he added no more. And he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great and strong people; there has not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, through the years of many generations.

Joel 2:31

The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and the terrible day of the LORD comes.

Amos 4:13

For, lo, he that forms the mountains, and creates the wind, and declares unto man what is his thought, that makes the morning darkness, and treads upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, is his name.

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