21 ¶ Again the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be upon the land of Egypt darkness, even darkness that may be [a]felt.

22 Then Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven, and there was a [b]black darkness in all the land of Egypt three days.

23 No man saw another, neither rose up from the place where he was for three days: but all the children of Israel had light where they dwelt.

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  1. Exodus 10:21 Because it was so thick.
  2. Exodus 10:22 The ninth plague.