Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Isaiah 8:22 in English Standard Version "And they will look to the earth, but behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish. And they will be thrust into thick darkness." Isa 5:30 They will growl over it on that day, like the growling of the sea. And if one looks to the land, behold, darkness and distress; and the light is darkened by its clouds. Na 1:8 But with an overflowing flood he will make a complete end of the adversaries, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.