He made it dark; 1 they did not disobey his orders. 2
He sent darkness and made the land dark—for had they not rebelled against his words?
He sent darkness and made it dark; And they did not rebel against His words.
The LORD blanketed Egypt in darkness, for they had defied his commands to let his people go.
He spoke, "Darkness!" and it turned dark--they couldn't see what they were doing.
He sent black night and made it dark; and they did not go against his word.
He sent darkness, and made the land dark; they rebelled against his words.
He sent darkness, and made it dark; And they did not rebel against His word.
and made it dark
and they rebelled
not against his word
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1 tn Heb “he sent darkness and made it dark.”
sn He made it dark. The psalmist begins with the ninth plague (see Exod 10:21-29).
2 tn Heb “they did not rebel against his words.” Apparently this refers to Moses and Aaron, who obediently carried out God’s orders.