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And it happened that, at the going

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of the sun, then a deep sleep fell upon Abram, and behold, terror and great darkness fell upon him.


It so happened, when it was time for the sun to go [down], that an irresistible sleepiness came over Abram, but no, it was more than that, it was a sense of dread and intense darkness that overwhelmed him.



“at the going of the sun” is the infinitive form, and means simply “to go, or going.” “Down” can be properly assumed because that is where the sun goes. First it comes (and we can add “up”) and then it goes (and we can add “down”).