Genesis 15:12
Good News Translation
When the sun was going down, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and fear and terror came over him.

Contemporary English Version
As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and everything became dark and frightening.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell upon Abram, and a great and darksome horror seized upon him.

New American Bible
As the sun was about to set, a deep sleep fell upon Abram, and a great, dark dread descended upon him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And when the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell upon Abram, and a great and darksome horror seized upon him.

deep.

Genesis 2:21 Then the Lord God cast a deep sleep upon Adam: and when he was fast asleep, he took one of his ribs, and filled up flesh for it.

1 Samuel 26:12 So David took the spear, and the cup of water which was at Saul's head, and they went away: and no man saw it, or knew it, or awaked, but they were all asleep, for a deep sleep from the Lord was fallen upon them.

Job 4:13,14 In the horror of a vision by night, when deep sleep is wont to hold men, . . .

Job 33:15 By a dream in a vision by night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, and they are sleeping in their beds:

Daniel 10:8,9 And I, being left alone, saw this great vision: and there remained no strength in me, and the appearance of my countenance was changed in me, and I fainted away, and retained no strength. . . .

Acts 20:9 And a certain young man named Eutychus, sitting on the window, being oppressed with a deep sleep (as Paul was long preaching), by occasion of his sleep fell from the third loft down and was taken up dead.

horror.

Psalm 4:3-5 Know ye also that the Lord hath made his holy one wonderful: the Lord will hear me when I shall cry unto him. . . .

Acts 9:8,9 And Saul arose from the ground: and when his eyes were opened, he saw nothing. But they, leading him by the hands, brought him to Damascus. . . .

Context
God Confirms His Promise
11And the fowls came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away. 12And when the sun was setting, a deep sleep fell upon Abram, and a great and darksome horror seized upon him.13And it was said unto him: Know thou beforehand that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land not their own, and they shall bring them under bondage, and afflict them four hundred years.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:21
Then the Lord God cast a deep sleep upon Adam: and when he was fast asleep, he took one of his ribs, and filled up flesh for it.

Genesis 15:11
And the fowls came down upon the carcasses, and Abram drove them away.

Genesis 28:11
And when he was come to a certain place, and would rest in it after sunset, he took of the stones that lay there, and putting under his head, slept in the same place.

1 Samuel 26:12
So David took the spear, and the cup of water which was at Saul's head, and they went away: and no man saw it, or knew it, or awaked, but they were all asleep, for a deep sleep from the Lord was fallen upon them.

Job 33:15
By a dream in a vision by night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, and they are sleeping in their beds:

Daniel 10:9
And I heard the voice of his words: and when I heard I lay in a consternation upon my face, and my face was close to the ground.

Additional Translations
As the sun was setting, Abram fell into a deep sleep, and suddenly great terror and darkness overwhelmed him.And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram; and, see, an horror of great darkness fell on him.

And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, a horror of great darkness fell upon him.

And about sunset a trance fell upon Abram, and lo! a great gloomy terror falls upon him.

And as the sun was just going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, a horror, a great darkness, fell upon him.

And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.

And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and lo, a horror of great darkness fell upon him.

When the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. Now terror and great darkness fell on him.

And the sun is about to go in, and deep sleep hath fallen upon Abram, and lo, a terror of great darkness is falling upon him;
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