28 He (A)sent darkness, and made the land dark;
    they (B)did not rebel[a] against his words.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 105:28 Septuagint, Syriac omit not

In (A)the pillar of the cloud he spoke to them;
    they (B)kept his testimonies
    and the statute that he gave them.

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17 (A)These are waterless springs and mists driven by a storm. (B)For them the gloom of utter darkness has been reserved.

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For if God did not spare (A)angels when they sinned, but (B)cast them into hell[a] and committed them to chains[b] of gloomy darkness (C)to be kept until the judgment;

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Peter 2:4 Greek Tartarus
  2. 2 Peter 2:4 Some manuscripts pits

The Death of Jesus

44 (A)It was now about the sixth hour,[a] and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour,[b] 45 while the sun's light failed. And (B)the curtain of the temple was torn in two.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 23:44 That is, noon
  2. Luke 23:44 That is, 3 p.m.

31 (A)The sun shall be turned to darkness, (B)and the moon to blood, (C)before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes.

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(A)a day of darkness and gloom,
    (B)a day of clouds and thick darkness!
Like blackness there is spread upon the mountains
    (C)a great and powerful people;
(D)their like has never been before,
    nor will be again after them
    through the years of all generations.

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The descendants also are (A)impudent and stubborn: I send you to them, and you shall say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God.’ And (B)whether they hear or refuse to hear (for they are (C)a rebellious house) (D)they will know that a prophet has been among them. And you, son of man, (E)be not afraid of them, nor be afraid of their words, (F)though briers and thorns are with you and you sit on (G)scorpions.[a] Be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, for they are a rebellious house. And you shall speak my words to them, (H)whether they hear or refuse to hear, for they are a rebellious house.

“But you, son of man, hear what I say to you. (I)Be not rebellious like that rebellious house; open your mouth and (J)eat what I give you.”

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 2:6 Or on scorpion plants

The Ninth Plague: Darkness

21 Then the Lord said to Moses, (A)“Stretch out your hand toward heaven, that there may be (B)darkness over the land of Egypt, a darkness to be felt.” 22 So Moses stretched out his hand toward heaven, and there was pitch darkness in all the land of Egypt three days. 23 They did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days, but (C)all the people of Israel had light where they lived.

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