12:6 While they are watching, raise your baggage onto your shoulder and carry it out in the dark. 1 You must cover your face so that you cannot see the ground 2 because I have made you an object lesson 3 to the house of Israel.”
1 tn Apart from this context the Hebrew term occurs only in Gen 15:17 in reference to the darkness after sunset. It may mean twilight.
2 tn Or “land” (ASV, NAB, NASB, NIV, NRSV).
3 sn See also Ezek 12:11, 24:24, 27.