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The Lord encourageth Moses.
Pharaoh's heart is hardened. 29 That the LORD spake unto serpents: but Aâr'on's rod swal- ch.4.14, Aaron, ch.12.1.
Mõ’şeş, saying, I am the LORD : lowed up their rods.
speak thou unto Phā'raõh king 13 And he hardened Phā'- ch.8.15, Hardness (2).
not unto them; as the LORD had 1 K.8.56, God's Word Sure. Ge.32.10, Humility (3).
30 And Mö'şeş said before the said.
LORD, Behold, I am of uncircum- 14 TAnd the LORD said unto See Excuses (2), ch.3.11.
cised lips, and how shall Phā'- Mo’ses, Phā'raõh's heart is hard- ch.32.9, Stubbornness (2). raõh hearken unto me?
ened, he refuseth to let the
people go. CHAPTER 7
15 Get thee unto Phā'raõh in B.C.1491.
Moses is encouraged to go to Pharaoh : the morning; lo, he goeth out
11 the sorcerers do the like. 13°Pha: unto the water; and thou shalt p.p.ch.2.5; 8.20.
against he come; and the rod p.p.ch.4.16.
ND the LORD said unto which was turned to a serpent M1.3.8, Spir. Power. Ps.91.14. Saints Exalted. thee a god to Phā'raõh: and 16 And thou shalt say unto ch.4.14, Aaron, v.7. Aâr'on thy brother shall be thy him, The LORD God of the Hē'- Ge.14.13, Hebrews. prophet.
brewş hath sent me unto thee, 2 Thou shalt speak all that saying, Let my people go, that ch.19.5, God's People.
I command thee: and Aâr'on they may serve me in the wil- ch.23.25, Serve God. Hag.2.23, Chosen Instru thy brother shall speak unto derness: and, behold, hitherto
(ments. Phā'raõh, that he send the chil- thou wouldest not hear.
dren of Ísóra-el out of his land. 17 Thus saith the LORD, In
3 And I will harden Phā'raõh's this thou shalt know that I am ch.6.7, Knowledge (5). See Blindness (4), Is.6.10. heart, and multiply my signs the LORD: behold, I will smite ch.4.21, Wonders.
and my wonders in the land of with the rod that is in mine
hand upon the waters which
p.p.Re.16.4. lay my hand upon Egypt, and 18 And the fish that is in the
bring forth mine armies, and river shall die, and the river ch.6.7, Israel (2).
my people the children of Iş- shall stink; and the E-gỹpʻtians
ra-el, out of the land of E'gypt shall lothe to drink of the water ch.6.6, God's Judgments. by great judgments.
of the river. 5 And the E-gặp'tians shall 19 TAnd the LORD spake unto ch.6.7. Knowledge (5). know that I am the LORD, Mōʻşeş, Say unto Aâr'on, Take Divine Hand (2), De.2.15. when I stretch forth mine hand thy rod, and stretch out thine ch.4.2, Moses' Rod, ch.8.16. De.8.2, Divine Leader. upon E'gypt, and bring out the hand upon the waters of E'ġýpt, ch.4.6, Divine Commands, children of Iş'ra-el from among upon their streams, upon their
rivers, and upon their ponds, 6 And Mōʻşeş and Aâr'on did and upon all their pools of Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). as the LORD commanded them, water, that they may become so did they.
blood; and that there may be ch.2.2, Moses.
7 And Mōʻşeş was fourscore blood throughout all the land ch.4.14, Aaron, v.12. years old, and Aâr'on fourscore of E'ġýpt, both in vessels of De.5.33, Longevity (1). and three years old, when they wood, and in vessels of stone. spake unto Phāʻraõh.
20 And Mo'şeş and Aâr'on did Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). 8 TAnd the LORD spake unto so, as the LORD commanded; Mo'şeş and unto Aâr'on, saying, and he lifted up the rod, and
9 When Phā'raõh shall speak smote the waters that were in Mt.12.38, Sign-seekers. unto you, saying, Shew a mira- the river, in the sight of Phā'
cle for you: then thou shalt raõh, and in the sight of his ch.4.2, Moses' Rod. say unto Aâr'on, Take thy rod, servants; and all the waters
and cast it before Phā'raõh, and that were in the river were
Plagues (2), ch.8.6. 10 | And Mö'şeş and Aâr'on 21 And the fish that was in Ge.1.21, Fish. Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). went in unto Phā'raõh, and they the river died; and the river
did so as the LORD had com- stank, and the E-ġýp'tians could
before his servants, and it be throughout all the land of ch.4.3, Serpents (1), Nu.21.6. came a serpent.
Egypt. p.p.2 Ti.3.8.
11 Then Phā'raõh also called 22 And the magicians of Ge.41.24, Magicians.
with their enchantments. he hearken unto them; as the
1 K.8.56, God's Word Sure. man his rod, and they becamel 23 And Phā'raõh turned and ch.8.15, Hardness (2).
The plague of frogs.
The plague of lice.
went into his house, neither did and from thy servants, and from
24 And all the E-gyp'tians the river only.
the frogs which he had brought Ge.2.3, Seven Days, ch.29.30. 25 And seven days were ful- against Phā'raõh.
filled, after that the LORD had 13 And the LORD did according De.7.9, Divine Faithfulness. smitten the river.
to the word of Mōʻşeş; and the CHAPTER 8
frogs died out of the houses, ch.15.25, Prayers Answered. B.C.1491.
Frogs are threatened, 5 and sent. 16 out of the villages, and out of
The dust is turned into lice, which the fields.
gether upon heaps: and the land
A , when Pharaoh saw
and say unto him, Thus saith that there was respite, he hard-Ge.15.16, Penalty Delayed. ch.19.5, God's People. the LORD, Let my people go, that ened his heart, and hearkened Hardness (2), 2 Chr.36.13. ch.23.25, Serve God. they may serve me.
not unto them; as the LORD had 2 And if thou refuse to let said. Le.26.16, Threatenings. them go, behold, I will smite all 16 (And the LORD said unto Frogs, Ps.78.45. thy borders with frogs:
o'şeş, Say unto Aâr'on, Stretch ch.4.6, Divine Commands. 3 And the river shall bring out thy rod, and smite the dust ch.4.2, Moses' Rod, ch.9.23. forth frogs abundantly, which of the land, that it may become
shall go up and come into thine lice throughout all the land of p.p.Ps.105.30.
house, and into thy bedchamber, E'ġýpt.
man, and in beast; all the dust
5 And the LORD spake unto with their enchantments to p.p.2 Ti.3.8. ch.4.6, Divine Commands, Mōʻşeş, Say unto Aâr'on, Stretch bring forth lice, but they could
(ch.9.8. forth thine hand with thy rod not: so there were lice upon
over the streams, over the riv- man, and upon beast.
ger of God: and Phā'raõh's heart Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). 6 And Aâr'on stretched out his was hardened, and he hearkened
hand over the waters of Eʼğýpt; not unto them; as the LORD had ch.7.20, Plagues (2), v.17. and the frogs came up, and cov- said. ered the land of E'gýpt.
20 TAnd the LORD said unto Ge.41.24, Magicians. 7 And the magicians did so Mōʻşeş, Rise up early in the Ge.19.27, Early Rising (1). ch.7.11, Lying Wonders, with their enchantments, and morning, and stand before Phā'
(ch.34.4. [Mt.7.22. brought up frogs upon the land raõh; lo, he cometh forth to the of Egypt.
water; and say unto him, Thus
away the frogs from me, and people go, behold, I will send Le.26.16, Threatenings.
9 And Mõ’şeş said unto Phā'- the houses of the E-ġġp'tians
10 And he said, To morrow. of Aies shall be there; to the Immunity, ch.9.6. And he said, Be it according to end thou mayest know that ch.6.7, Knowledge (5).
thy word: that thou mayest I am the LORD in the midst of ch.6.7, Knowledge (5),
know that there is none like un- the earth. None like God, ch.15.11. to the LORD our God.
23 And I will put a division 2 Chr.16.9, Divine Protec11 And the frogs shall depart between my people and thy peo- ch.19.5, God's People.
[tion. from thee, and from thy houses, ple: to morrow shall this sign be.
The plague of flies.
The murrain of beasts. 24 And the LORD did so; and there shall be a very grievous
there came a grievous swarm murrain.
raõh, and into his servants' tween the cattle of Işóra-el and Ge.1.25, Cattle, ch.20.10.
5 And the LORD appointed a
6 And the LORD did that thing 1 K.8.56, God's Word Sure. 26 And Mo'şeş said, It is not on the morrow, and all the cat
meet so to do; for we shall sac- tle of E'ġýpt died: but of the ch.7.20, Plagues (2), v.10. D.D.Ge.46.34.
rifice the abomination of the cattle of the children of Işóra-el
ch.8.22, Immunity, v.26.
And the heart of Phā'raõh was Dop.ch.3.18.
27 We will go three days' jour- hardened, and he did not let the ch.32.9, Stubbornness (2).
ney into the wilderness, and people go. Ge.46.1, Sacrifices (1). sacrifice to the LORD our God, 8 1 And the LORD said unto Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). as he shall command us. Mo'şeş and unto Aâr'on, Take ch.4.6, Divine Commands, 28 And Phā'raõh said, I will to you handfuls of ashes of the
(ch.10.12. let you go, that ye may sacrifice furnace, and let Mōʻses sprinkle to the LORD your God in the it toward the heaven in the
wilderness; only ye shall not sight of Phā'raõh.
dust in all the land of Egypt,
from his people, to morrow: but furnace, and stood before PhāPs.36.3, Deceit (1). let not Phā'raõh deal deceitfully raõh ; and Mo'şeş sprinkled it Ge.6.22, Obedience (2).
any more in not letting the up toward heaven; and it be-
blains upon man, and upon ch.7.20, Plagues (2), v.23. 30 And Mo'şeş went out from beast. ch.2.23, Crying to God. Phā'raõh, and intreated the 11 And the magicians could Ge.41.24, Magicians, Da.2.2. LORD.
not stand before Mo'şeş because 31 And the LORD did according of the boils; for the boil was
to the word of Mo'şeş; and he upon the magicians, and upon ch.15.25, Prayers Answered. removed the swarms of flies all the E-ġýp'tianş.
from Phā'raõh, from his serv- 12 And the LORD hardened the
ened not unto them; as the 32 And Phā'raõh hardened his Lord had spoken unto Mōʻşeş. ch.32.9, Stubbornness (2). heart at this time also, neither 13 | And the LORD said unto Ge.3.4, Lying.
would he let the people go. Mōʻses, Rise up early in the Ge.19.27, Early Rising (1). CHAPTER 9
morning, and stand before Phā'B.C.1491.
raõh, and say unto him, Thus
of boils and blains, 22 of hail. 27 Pha-
ch.23.25, Serve God. NHEN the LORD said unto 14 For I will at this time send
ch.19.5, God's People. ch.23.25, Serve God.
and tell him, Thus saith the and upon thy servants, and upon
ch.8.10, None like God.
and thy people with pestilence; Le.26.25, Pestilence (1). 3 Behold, the hand of the LORD and thou shalt be cut off from Jb.22.16, Wicked Cut Off. is upon thy cattle which is in the earth. the field, upon the horses, upon 16 And in very deed for this p.p.Pr.16.4; Ro.9.17. the asses, upon the camels, upon cause have I raised thee up, for the oxen, and upon the sheep: to shew in thee my power; andli Chr.29.12, God's Power.
ch.7.5, Divine Hand (2).
The plague of hail.
Pharaoh still is hardened. Le.22.2, God's Name. that my name may be declared that thou mayest know how ch.6.7,Knowledge (5).
throughout all the earth. that the earth is the LORD's. ch.19.5, Divine OwnerPr.17.19, Self-exaltation. 17 As yet exaltest thou thy- 30 But as for thee and thy
(ship (1). self against my people, that servants, I know that ye will p.p.Is.26.10.. ch.32.9, Stubbornness (2). thou wilt not let them go? not yet fear the LORD God. ch.32.9, Stubbornness (2).
18 Behold, to morrow about 31 And the flax and the barley Flax, Jos.2.6.
this time I will cause it to rain was smitten: for the barley Barley, Nu.5.15. v.23, Hail.
a very grievous hail, such as was in the ear, and the flax
were not smitten: for they Ge.19.17, Warnings. 19 Send therefore now, and were not grown up.
gather thy cattle, and all that 33 And Mo'şeş went out of the
them, and they shall die. 34 And when Phā'raõh saw Ne.5.15, Godly Fear. 20 He that feared the word of that the rain and the hail and
the LORD among the servants of the thunders were ceased, he
his cattle flee into the houses : his heart, he and his servants. Ge.19.14, Unbelief (2). 21 And he that regarded not 35 And the heart of Phā'raõh Ps.50.17,“ Word” Despised. the word of the LORD left his was hardened, neither would he ch.8.15, Hardness (2).
servants and his cattle in the let the children of Íşóra-el go; as
the LORD had spoken by Mōʻşeş.
CHAPTER 10 ch.6.6, God's Judgments. Mõ'şeş, Stretch forth thine hand
toward heaven, that there may God, threateneth to send locusts. ,7 B.C.1491.
Pharaoh inclineth to let the Israel
ites go. 12 The plague of locusts, upon man, and upon beast, and 21 of darkness. 24 Pharaoh sueth to
upon every herb of the field, Moses : 27 his heart is yet hardened. Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). 23 And Mo'şeş stretched forth şeş, Go in unto Phā'raõh: ch.4.2, Moses' Rod, ch.10.13. his rod toward heaven: and the for I have hardened his heart, p.p.ch.7.14; De.2.30. Thunder (1), 1 S.7.10. LORD sent thunder and hail, and the heart of his servants, p.p.ch.7.4. ch.7.20.Plagues (2),ch.10.13. and the fire ran along upon the that I might shew these my
ground; and the Lord rained signs before him: Hail, Jos.10.11.
hail upon the land of E'ġýpt. 2 And that thou mayest tell 1 Chr.16.8. Testimony (2).
24 So there was hail, and fire in the ears of thy son, and of De.4.9, Instruction (3).
25 And the hail smote through- know how that I am the LORD. ch.6.7, Knowledge (5). out all the land of E'ġýpt all 3 And Mo'şeş and Aâr'on came
that was in the field, both man in unto Phā'raõh, and said unto p.p.Ps.105.33.
and beast; and the hail smote him, Thus saith the LORD God
26 Only in the land of Goʻ- before me? let my people go, ch.5.2, Pride (2).
shen, where the children of Iş'- that they may serve me. ch.8.22, Immunity, ch.11.7. ra-el were, was there no hail. 4 Else, if thou refuse to let
27 9 And Phā'raõh sent, and my people go, behold, to mor-Le.26.16, Threatenings. Ge.42.21, Guilty Conscience,
(Ezr.9.6. called for Moʻşeş and Aâr'on, row will I bring the locusts in- Locusts, Le.11.22. Nu.22.34, Confession of and said unto them, I have to thy coast:
(Sin (3). sinned this time: the LORD is 5 And they shall cover the Ezr.9.15, God's Right
righteous, and I and my people face of the earth, that one canGe.42.21, Guilt, Nu.21.7. are wicked.
not be able to se the earth: 1 S.7.8, Prayer Sought. 28 Intreat the LORD (for it is and they shall eat the residue p.p.J1.2.25. Jb.9.13, Proud Humbled. enough) that there be no more of that which is escaped, which
mighty thunderings and hail; remaineth unto you from the
and I will let you go, and ye hail, and shall eat every tree
which groweth for you out of
As soon as I am gone out of the 6 And they shall fill thy houses, p.p.ch.8.3. p.p.1 K.8.22.
city, I will spread abroad my and the houses of all thy serv-
The plague of locusts.
The plague of darkness. have seen, since the day that pray thee, my sin only this once, ch.32.20, Humiliation (2). they were upon the earth unto and intreat the LORD your God, 1 8.7.8, Prayer Sought. this day. And he turned him- that he may take away from me self, and went out from Phā'- this death only. raõh.
18 And he went out from Phā'7 And Phā'raõh's servants said raõh, and intreated the LORD. ch.32.32, Intercession (3). op.ch.7.5; 8.19; 12.33. unto him, How long shall this 19 And the LORD turned a
man be a snare unto us ? let the mighty strong west wind, which Ps.148.8, Wind Ruled. ch.18.19, Wise Counsel. men go, that they may serve took away the locusts, and cast ch.15.25. Prayers Answered.
the LORD their God: knowest them into the Red sea; there Red Sea, ch.14.2.
the coasts of E'ġýpt.
Mōʻşes, Stretch out thine hand pop.ch.12.31.
9 And Mõ’şeş said, We will go toward heaven, that there may
with our young and with our be darkness over the land of Jos.8.35, Children (4). old, with our sons and with E'ģýpt, even darkness which Ps.22.27, Universal Worship. our daughters, with our flocks may be felt. Ge.18.7, Herds, 1 8.11.5. and with our herds will we go; 22 And Mōʻgeş stretched forth Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). P.p.ch.5.1.
for we must hold a feast unto his hand toward heaven; and ch.7.20, Plagues(2),ch.12.29. the LORD.
there was a thick darkness in all Darkness (2), Ps.105.28. 10 And he said unto them, Let the land of E'ġýpt three days: the LORD be so with you, as I 23 They saw not one another, will let you go, and your little neither rose any from his place ones: look to it; for evil is be- for three days: but all the chil- ch.8.22, Immunity.
dren of Işʻra-el had light in their Ge.1.3, Light, Jb.36.30. 11 Not so: go now ye that are dwellings. men, and serve the LORD; for 24 TAnd Phā'raõh called unto
that ye did desire. And they Mōʻşeş, and said, Go ye, serve 1 K. 19.2, Persecution (1). were driven out from Phā'raõh's the LORD; only let your flocks Pr.16.14, King's Wrath. presence.
and your herds be stayed: let 12 TAnd the LORD said unto your little ones also go with you. ch.4.6, Divine Commands. Mōʻşeş, Stretch out thine hand 25 And Mö'şeş said, Thou must
(ch.11.2. over the land of E'ġġpt for the give us also sacrifices and burnt V.4. Locusts.
locusts, that they may come up offerings, that we may sacrifice Ge.46.1, Sacrifices (1).
upon the land of Egypt, and eat unto the LORD our God. ch.6.6, God's Judgments. every herb of the land, even all 26 Our cattle also shall go with Ge.1.25, Cattle. that the hail hath left.
us; there shall not an hoof be Ge.6.22, Obedience (2). 13 And Mö’şeş stretched forth left behind; for thereof must we ch.4.2, Moses' Rod, ch.14.16. his rod over the land of E'ġýpt, take to serve the LORD our God;
and the LORD brought an east and we know not with what we
it was morning, the east wind 27 | But the LORD hardened ch.8.15, Hardness (2). ch.7.20, Plagues (2), v.22. brought the locusts.
Phā'raõh's heart, and he would 14 And the locusts went up not let them go. over all the land of Egypt, 28 And Phā'raõh said unto him, p.p.v.11. and rested in all the coasts Get thee from me, take heed to Pr.16.14, King's Wrath.
of E'ģýpt: very grievous were thyself, see my face no more; D.p.J1.22.
they ; before them there were for in that day thou seest my
15 For they covered the face spoken well, I will see thy face Jud.16.20, Wicked Forsaken. of the whole earth, so that the again no more.
row jewels of their neighbours. 4
The death of the firstborn threatmained not any green thing in ened, etc.
ND the LORD said unto Mo'field, through all the land of şeş, Yet will I bring one Egypt.
plague more upon Phā'raõh, and Jb.9.13, Proud Humbled. 16 TThen Phā'raõh called for upon É'ġġpt; afterwards he will
Mōʻşeş and Aâr'on in haste; and let you go hence: when he shall Is.42.9, Foreknowledge. No.22.34, Confession of he said, I have sinned against let you go, he shall surely thrust p.p.ch.12.31.
[Sin (3). the LORD your God, and against you out hence altogether.
2 Speak now in the ears of ch.4.6, Divine Commands, 17 Now therefore forgive, I the people, and let every man