Isa. 8:22 KJV (With Strong’s)

And they shall look
nabat (Hebrew #5027)
to scan, i.e. look intently at; by implication, to regard with pleasure, favor or care
KJV usage: (cause to) behold, consider, look (down), regard, have respect, see.
Pronounce: naw-bat'
Origin: a primitive root
unto the earth
'erets (Hebrew #776)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land)
KJV usage: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Pronounce: eh'-rets
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be firm
; and behold trouble
tsarah (Hebrew #6869)
tightness (i.e. figuratively, trouble); transitively, a female rival
KJV usage: adversary, adversity, affliction, anguish, distress, tribulation, trouble.
Pronounce: tsaw-raw'
Origin: feminine of 6862
and darkness
chashekah (Hebrew #2825)
from 2821; darkness; figuratively, misery
KJV usage: darkness.
Pronounce: khash-ay-kaw'
Origin: or chashekah {khash-ay-kaw'}
, dimness
ma`uwph (Hebrew #4588)
KJV usage: dimness.
Pronounce: maw-off'
Origin: from 5774 in the sense of covering with shade (compare 4155)
of anguish
tsowq (Hebrew #6695)
from 6693; a strait, i.e. (figuratively) distress
KJV usage: anguish, X troublous.
Pronounce: tsoke
Origin: or (feminine) tsuwqah {tsoo-kaw'}
; and they shall be driven
nadach (Hebrew #5080)
to push off; used in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively (to expel, mislead, strike, inflict, etc.)
KJV usage: banish, bring, cast down (out), chase, compel, draw away, drive (away, out, quite), fetch a stroke, force, go away, outcast, thrust away (out), withdraw.
Pronounce: naw-dakh'
Origin: a primitive root
to darkness
'aphelah (Hebrew #653)
duskiness, figuratively, misfortune; concrete, concealment
KJV usage: dark, darkness, gloominess, X thick.
Pronounce: af-ay-law'
Origin: feminine of 651

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Cross References

Isa. 5:30• 30And in that day they shall roar against them like the roaring of the sea: and if one look unto the land, behold darkness and sorrow, and the light is darkened in the heavens thereof. (Isa. 5:30)
Isa. 9:1• 1Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations. (Isa. 9:1)
2 Chron. 15:5‑6• 5And in those times there was no peace to him that went out, nor to him that came in, but great vexations were upon all the inhabitants of the countries.
6And nation was destroyed of nation, and city of city: for God did vex them with all adversity.
(2 Chron. 15:5‑6)
Jer. 13:16• 16Give glory to the Lord your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness. (Jer. 13:16)
Jer. 30:6‑7• 6Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth travail with child? wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness?
7Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.
(Jer. 30:6‑7)
Amos 5:18‑20• 18Woe unto you that desire the day of the Lord! to what end is it for you? the day of the Lord is darkness, and not light.
19As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
20Shall not the day of the Lord be darkness, and not light? even very dark, and no brightness in it?
(Amos 5:18‑20)
Zeph. 1:14‑15• 14The great day of the Lord is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the Lord: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.
15That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,
(Zeph. 1:14‑15)
Matt. 8:12• 12But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth. (Matt. 8:12)
Matt. 24:29• 29Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: (Matt. 24:29)
Luke 21:25‑26• 25And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring;
26Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.
(Luke 21:25‑26)
Jude 13• 13Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever. (Jude 13)
driven to darkness.

J. N. Darby Translation

and they will look to the earth; and behold, trouble and darkness, gloom of anguish; and they shall be driven into thick darkness.