Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Let the blackness

Bible References

The shadow

Job 10:21
Before I go--and I will not return-- to [the] land of darkness and deep shadow,
Job 16:16
My face is red because of weeping, and deep shadows [are] on my eyelids,
Job 24:17
because morning likewise is to them deep darkness; indeed, they know about [the] terrors of deep darkness.
Job 28:3
He puts an end to darkness, and he searches out the farthest limits [for the] ore [in] gloom and deep shadow.
Job 38:17
Have [the] gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen [the] gates of deep shadow?
Psalm 23:4
Even when I walk in a dark valley, I fear no evil because you [are] with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me
Psalm 44:19
But you have crushed us in a place of jackals, and have covered us with deep shadow.
Psalm 107:10
[Those who] sat in darkness and gloom, prisoners of misery and iron--
Isaiah 9:2
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; light has shined on those who lived in a land of darkness.
Jeremiah 2:6
And they did not say, 'Where [is] Yahweh, the one who brought us up from the land of Egypt, the one who led us in the desert, in a land of desert plains and gorges, in a land of dryness and deep darkness, in a land {that no one passes through}, and no human lives there?'
Jeremiah 13:16
Give glory to Yahweh your God {before} he brings darkness, and {before} your feet stumble on the mountains at twilight. And you will hope for light, but he makes it as gloom, he makes [it] as thick darkness.
Amos 5:8
The one who made the Pleiades and Orion and who turns deep darkness into the morning and darkens day [into] night, the one who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out on the surface of the earth, Yahweh [is] his name!
Matthew 4:16
the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, and the ones who sit in the land and shadow of death, a light has dawned on them."
Luke 1:79
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct our feet into the way of peace."

Let a cloud

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}.
Ezekiel 30:3
For a day [is] near; indeed, a day [is] near for Yahweh. A day of cloud, a time of [the] nations it will be.
Ezekiel 34:12
[just] like [the] caring of a shepherd [for] his herd on the day when he is in the midst of his scattered flock. Thus I will look after my flock, and I will deliver them from all the places {to which they were scattered} on [the] day {of storm and stress}.
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}.
Hebrews 12:18
For you have not come to something that can be touched, and to a burning fire, and to darkness, and to gloom, and to a whirlwind,

Let the blackness

Jeremiah 4:28
Because of this the earth will mourn, and the heavens above will become dark. Because I have spoken, I have planned, and I have not relented, and I will not turn back from it."
Amos 8:10
And I will turn your feasts into mourning and all of your songs into lament, and I will put sackcloth on all loins and baldness on every head. And I will make it like the mourning for an only child, and its end like a bitter day.