Announcement of Judgement over Egypt (Exodus 7:1-7)

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Announcement of Judgement over Egypt (Exodus 7:1-7)

God has commanded Moses to lead the people of Israel out of Egypt. However, Pharaoh does not comply with such a demand. Pharaoh's uncooperative mind is partly the work of God which is mentioned many times throughout the whole discourse (Ex 7:3-4). The plagues are not meant to be disasters in...

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First Plague: Turning water to blood (Exodus 7:14-29)

The first plague affects the water of the river Nile. The water is turned into blood which kills every living fish and produces an unpleasant smell. This makes the water undrinkable. Additionally, the effect of this plague is spread on every water wherever it is contained. The mages were able to...

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Second Plague: Frogs (Exodus 8:1-11)

The second plague allowed the frogs to come out from the waters. There were so many of them that they flooded the whole of Egypt. Pharaoh promised Aron and Moses that if they pray to Yahweh to put away the frogs, he will free the people of Israel. The mages were also still able to replicate...

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Third Plague: Gnats (Exodus 8:12-15)

The third plague brought the gnats from the dust of the ground. Immediately they started to bite people and cattle around the whole of Egypt. The mages also attempted to replicate this wonder, but they were not successful.

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Fifth Plague: Livestock (Exodus 9:1-7)

The fifth plague affected livestock with pestilence. In this plague was a visible difference between the livestock of people Israel and the people of Egypt.

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