Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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:

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 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." 22 And Moses stretched out his hand toward the heavens, and there was darkness of night in all the land of Egypt [for] three days. 23 No one could see his brother, and {because of it no one could move from where they were} [for] three days, but there was light for the {Israelites} in their dwellings.


Cross References

Psalm 105:28

He sent darkness and made [it] dark, and they did not rebel against his words.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became darkened, and they began chewing their tongues because of the pain.

Exodus 20:21

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

Deuteronomy 4:11

And [so] you came near, and you stood under the mountain, and the mountain [was] burning with fire up to the heart of the heaven, {dark with a very thick cloud}.

Deuteronomy 5:22

"These words Yahweh spoke to your whole assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire and the very thick cloud [with] a loud voice, and {he did not add anything}, and [then] he wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and gloom, a day of cloud and thick darkness, like the dawn spreads on the mountains, a great and strong army! There has been nothing like it from old, and after it nothing will be again {for generations to come}.

Joel 2:31

The sun will be changed to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the coming of the great and awesome day of Yahweh.

Amos 4:13

Yes, here is the one who forms [the] mountains, and the one who creates the wind, and the one who reveals to humans what his thoughts [are], and the one who treads on the heights of the earth; Yahweh, the God of hosts, [is] his name!"

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