And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness [was] upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
And God saw the light, that [it was] good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that [it was] good.
And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness [which] may be felt.
And Moses stretched forth his hand toward heaven; and there was a thick darkness in all the land of Egypt three days:
And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness [to them], but it gave light by night [to these]: so that the one came not near the other all the night.
And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God [was].
And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.
These words the LORD spake unto all your assembly in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, with a great voice: and he added no more. And he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me.
And it came to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, (for the mountain did burn with fire,) that ye came near unto me, [even] all the heads of your tribes, and your elders;
And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save [thee].
And when they cried unto the LORD, he put darkness between you and the Egyptians, and brought the sea upon them, and covered them; and your eyes have seen what I have done in Egypt: and ye dwelt in the wilderness a long season.
He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
He bowed the heavens also, and came down; and darkness [was] under his feet.
And he made darkness pavilions round about him, dark waters, [and] thick clouds of the skies.
For thou [art] my lamp, O LORD: and the LORD will lighten my darkness.
Then spake Solomon, The LORD said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
Then said Solomon, The LORD hath said that he would dwell in the thick darkness.
Let that day be darkness; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.
Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.
As [for] that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months.
They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.
Before I go [whence] I shall not return, [even] to the land of darkness and the shadow of death;
A land of darkness, as darkness [itself; and] of the shadow of death, without any order, and [where] the light [is] as darkness.
He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.
He believeth not that he shall return out of darkness, and he is waited for of the sword.
He wandereth abroad for bread, [saying], Where [is it]? he knoweth that the day of darkness is ready at his hand.
He shall not depart out of darkness; the flame shall dry up his branches, and by the breath of his mouth shall he go away.
They change the night into day: the light [is] short because of darkness.
If I wait, the grave [is] mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.
He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.
He hath fenced up my way that I cannot pass, and he hath set darkness in my paths.
All darkness [shall be] hid in his secret places: a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.
Or darkness, [that] thou canst not see; and abundance of waters cover thee.
Because I was not cut off before the darkness, [neither] hath he covered the darkness from my face.
He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.
When his candle shined upon my head, [and when] by his light I walked [through] darkness;
When I looked for good, then evil came [unto me]: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
[There is] no darkness, nor shadow of death, where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.
Teach us what we shall say unto him; [for] we cannot order [our speech] by reason of darkness.
When I made the cloud the garment thereof, and thick darkness a swaddlingband for it,
Where [is] the way [where] light dwelleth? and [as for] darkness, where [is] the place thereof,
He bowed the heavens also, and came down: and darkness [was] under his feet.
He made darkness his secret place; his pavilion round about him [were] dark waters [and] thick clouds of the skies.
For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
They know not, neither will they understand; they walk on in darkness: all the foundations of the earth are out of course.
Thou hast laid me in the lowest pit, in darkness, in the deeps.
Lover and friend hast thou put far from me, [and] mine acquaintance into darkness.
[Nor] for the pestilence [that] walketh in darkness; [nor] for the destruction [that] wasteth at noonday.
Clouds and darkness [are] round about him: righteousness and judgment [are] the habitation of his throne.
Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep [forth].
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