Parallel Verses

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;

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:

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.

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 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.' 22 And Moses stretcheth out his hand towards the heavens, and there is darkness -- thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days; 23 they have not seen one another, and none hath risen from his place three days; and to all the sons of Israel there hath been light in their dwellings.'


Cross References

Psalm 105:28

He hath sent darkness, and it is dark, And they have not provoked His word.

Revelation 16:10

And the fifth messenger did pour out his vial upon the throne of the beast, and his kingdom did become darkened, and they were gnawing their tongues from the pain,

Exodus 20:21

And the people stand afar off, and Moses hath drawn nigh unto the thick darkness where God is.

Deuteronomy 4:11

and ye draw near and stand under the mountain, and the mountain is burning with fire unto the heart of the heavens -- darkness, cloud, yea, thick darkness:

Deuteronomy 5:22

These words hath Jehovah spoken unto all your assembly, in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness -- a great voice; and He hath not added, and He writeth them on two tables of stone, and giveth them unto me.

Joel 2:2

A day of darkness and thick darkness, A day of cloud and thick darkness, As darkness spread on the mountains, A people numerous and mighty, Like it there hath not been from of old, And after it there is not again -- till the years of generation and generation.

Joel 2:31

The sun is turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, Before the coming of the day of Jehovah, The great and the fearful.

Amos 4:13

For, lo, the former of mountains, and creator of wind, And the declarer to man what is His thought, He is making dawn obscurity, And is treading on high places of earth, Jehovah, God of Hosts, is His name!

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