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All the people experienced the thunder and lightning, the sound of the ram's horn, and the smoking mountain. And as the people experienced it, they trembled and stood at a distance. They told Moses, "You speak to us and we will listen, but don't let God speak with us, or we may die. Moses told the people, "Don't be afraid, for God has come to test you, so that you may fear him in order that you don't sin." read more.
Then the people stood at a distance, and Moses approached the thick cloud where God was.
"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 the LORD your God spoke from the midst of the fire. You heard the sound of words, but you saw no form; there was only a voice.
"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. When you heard the voice from the darkness while the mountain was blazing, all the leaders and elders of your tribes came to me and said: "The LORD our God truly has displayed his glory and power, for we heard him from out of the fire today. We have witnessed how God spoke to human beings, yet they lived.
You have not come to something that can be touched, to a blazing fire, to darkness, to gloom, to a trumpet's blast, or to a voice that made the hearers beg that not another word be spoken to them. For they could not endure the command that was given: "If even an animal touches the mountain, it must be stoned to death." read more.
Indeed, the sight was so terrifying that Moses said, "I am trembling with fear."
"I form light and create darkness, I make goodness and create disaster. I am the LORD, who does all these things.
When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters, God said, "Let there be light!" So there was light. God saw that the light was beautiful. He separated the light from the darkness, read more.
calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.
He made the moon to mark time; the sun knows its setting time. You bring darkness and it becomes night; when every beast of the forest prowls.
Yes, Job, his eyes constantly watch the behavior of human beings; he carefully observes their every step. There's no such thing as darkness to him not even deep darkness that can conceal those who practice evil.
If I say, "Darkness will surely conceal me, and the light around me will become night," even darkness isn't dark to you, darkness and light are the same to you.
Seek the one who fashions the Pleiades and Orion, who turns the deep darkness into morning, who darkens day into night, who calls out to the waters of the sea, pouring them out onto the surface of the earth the LORD is his name. It is he who is raining sudden destruction upon the strong like lightning, so that ruin comes upon the fortress.
For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.
It was already about noon, and the whole land became dark until three in the afternoon because the sun had stopped shining, and the curtain in the sanctuary was torn in two.
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." So Moses stretched his hand toward the sky, and there was thick darkness in all the land of Egypt for three days. 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.
Then the angel of God, who was going in front of the camp of Israel, moved behind them. The pillar of cloud also moved from in front of them and stood behind them, coming between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel. The cloud remained there even in the darkness, illuminating the night, so that the one side did not come near the other all night.
"Then I brought your ancestors out of Egypt, and you came to the Sea, and the Egyptians followed your ancestors with chariots and horsemen to the Reed Sea. But when they cried out to the LORD, he placed darkness between you and the Egyptians, brought the sea upon the Egyptians, and swallowed them up. Your own eyes saw what I did in Egypt. Then you lived in the desert for a long time.
He sent his servant Moses, along with Aaron, whom he had chosen. They performed his signs among them, his wonders in the land of Ham. He sent darkness, and it became dark. Did they not rebel against his words?
I will display wonders in the sky above and signs on the earth below: blood, fire, and clouds of smoke. The sun will become dark, and the moon turn to blood, before the coming of the great and glorious Day of the Lord.
I will display warnings in the heavens, and on the earth blood, fire, and columns of smoke. 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. And everyone who calls upon the name of the LORD will be delivered. For as the LORD has said, "In Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be those who escape, the survivors whom the LORD is calling.'"
But Saul, also known as Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked him straight in the eye and said, "You're full of every form of deception and trickery, you son of the Devil, you enemy of all that is right! You'll never stop perverting the straight ways of the Lord, will you? The Lord is against you now, and you'll be blind and unable to see the sun for a while!" At that moment a dark mist came over him, and he went around looking for someone to lead him by the hand. read more.
When the proconsul saw what had happened, he believed, because he was astonished at the Lord's teaching.
He deformed heaven itself as he descended. Thick darkness enveloped his feet. He rode on a cherub and flew, soaring on the wings of the wind! The darkness around him was his canopies amassed water was his overhanging clouds!
He bent the sky and descended, and darkness was under his feet. He rode upon a cherub and flew; he soared upon the wings of the wind. He made darkness his hiding place, his canopy surrounding him was dark waters and thick clouds.
After this, Job spoke up solemnly, cursing the day he was born. This is what Job said: "Let the day when I was born be annihilated, along with the night when it was announced, "It's a boy!'read more.
Let that day be dark; let God above not care about it; let no light shine over it. Let darkness and deep gloom reclaim it; let clouds settle down on it; let blackness in mid-day terrify it. Let darkness carry that night away; let it not take its place joyfully among the days of the year; let it not be entered into the calendar. "Yes, let that night be barren; let it not appear with its joyful shout. Let whoever curses days curse it those who are ready to awaken monsters. Let the stars of its evening twilight be dark; let it hope for light but let there be none; let it not see the breaking rays of the dawn. "Because that night refused to shut the doors of my mother's womb; it failed to keep me from seeing this trouble.
When the earth was as yet unformed and desolate, with the surface of the ocean depths shrouded in darkness, and while the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters,
"Where is the road to where the light lives? Or where does the darkness live?
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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