The Plagues of Egypt

Moses was appointed by God to lead the Israelites from bondage to the land of Canaan. Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and delivered to him God's command to let the people of Israel go; telling him that if he disobeyed terrible plagues would come upon his land. Pharaoh hardened his heart against God, and refused to let the people go.  So ten dreadful plagues were sent, the last of which was that the firstborn of every Egyptian should die, whether it were man or beast. But not a single Israelite was to suffer harm. This plague God said should come in the night; when an angel would pass through the land, destroying the Egyptians but sparing the Israelites.


Plagues of Egypt

#1 Nile River turned to blood
Exodus 7:17

#2 Frogs
Exodus 8:2

#3 Gnats
Exodus 8:16

#4 Flies
Exodus 8:21

#5 Livestock died
Exodus 9:2

#6 Boils
Exodus 9:9

#7 Hail
Exodus 9:18

#8 Locusts
Exodus 10:4

#9 Darkness
Exodus 10:22

#10 Firstborn
Exodus 11:5


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