Job 3:5
Good News Translation
Make it a day of gloom and thick darkness; cover it with clouds, and blot out the sun.

Contemporary English Version
and send thick, gloomy shadows to fill it with dread.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.

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Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.

the shadow.

Job 10:21,22 Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death: . . .

Job 16:16 My face is swollen with weeping, and my eyelids are dim.

Job 24:17 If the morning suddenly appear, it is to them the shadow of death: and they walk in darkness as if it were in light.

Job 28:3 He hath set a time for darkness, and the end of all things he considereth, the stone also that is in the dark and the shadow of death.

Job 38:17 Have the gates of death been opened to thee, and hast thou seen the darksome doors?

Psalm 23:4 For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.

Psalm 44:19 And our heart hath not turned back: neither hast thou turned aside our steps from thy way.

Psalm 107:10,14 Such as sat in darkness and in the shadow of death: bound in want and in iron. . . .

Isaiah 9:2 The people that walked in darkness, have seen a great light: to them that dwelt in the region of the shadow of death, light is risen.

Jeremiah 2:6 And they have not said: Where is the Lord, that made us come up out of the land of Egypt? that led us through the desert, through a land uninhabited and unpassable, through a land of drought, and the image of death, through a land wherein no man walked, nor any man dwelt?

Jeremiah 13:16 Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness.

Amos 5:8 Seek him that maketh Arcturus, and Orion, and that turneth darkness into morning, and that changeth day into night: that calleth the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The Lord is his name.

Matthew 4:16 The people that sat in darkness, hath seen great light: and to them that sat in the region of the shadow of death, light is sprung up.

Luke 1:79 To enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death: to direct our feet into the way of peace.

stain it.

Deuteronomy 4:11 And you came to the foot of the mount, which burned even unto heaven: and there was darkness, and a cloud and obscurity in it.

Ezekiel 30:3 For the day is near, yea the day of the Lord is near: a cloudy day, it shall be the time of the nations.

Ezekiel 34:12 As the shepherd visiteth his flock in the day when he shall be in the midst of his sheep that were scattered, so will I visit my sheep, and will deliver them out of all the places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.

Joel 2:2 A day of darkness, and of gloominess, a day of clouds and whirlwinds: a numerous and strong people as the morning spread upon the mountains: the like to it hath not been from the beginning, nor shall be after it, even to the years of generation and generation.

Hebrews 12:18 For you are not come to a mountain that might be touched and a burning fire and a whirlwind and darkness and storm,

let the blackness.

Jeremiah 4:28 The Earth shall mourn, and the heavens shall lament from above: because I have spoken, I have purposed, and I have not repented, neither am I turned away from it.

Amos 8:10 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the Lord God, that the sun shall go down at midday, and I will make the earth dark in the day of light:

Context
Job Laments His Birth
4Let that day be turned into darkness, let not God regard it from above, and let not the light shine upon it. 5Let darkness, and the shadow of death, cover it, let a mist overspread it, and let it be wrapped up in bitterness.6Let a darksome whirlwind seize upon that night, let it not be counted in the days of the year, nor numbered in the months.…
Cross References
Job 3:4
Let that day be turned into darkness, let not God regard it from above, and let not the light shine upon it.

Job 3:6
Let a darksome whirlwind seize upon that night, let it not be counted in the days of the year, nor numbered in the months.

Psalm 44:19
And our heart hath not turned back: neither hast thou turned aside our steps from thy way.

Jeremiah 13:16
Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness.

Additional Translations
May darkness and gloom reclaim it, and a cloud settle over it; may the blackness of the day overwhelm it.Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell on it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own; Let a cloud dwell upon it; Let all that maketh black the day terrify it.

But let darkness and the shadow of death seize it; let blackness come upon it;

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it; let clouds dwell upon it; let darkeners of the day terrify it.

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own; let a cloud dwell upon it; let all that maketh black the day terrify it.

Let darkness and the shades of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it.

Let darkness and the shadow of death claim it for their own. Let a cloud dwell on it. Let all that makes black the day terrify it.

Let darkness and death-shade redeem it, Let a cloud tabernacle upon it, Let them terrify it as the most bitter of days.
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