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Abram fell sound asleep

This is an idiom. AT: "Abraham slept deeply" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

a deep and terrifying darkness

"an extreme darkness that terrified him"

overwhelmed him

"surrounded him"

strangers

"aliens" or "foreigners"

will be enslaved and oppressed

This can be stated in active form. AT: "the owners of that land will enslave your descendants and oppress them" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-activepassive)

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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/abraham
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/descendant
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/enslave
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/oppress