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Exodus 8:5

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8:5 The Lord spoke to Moses, “Tell Aaron, ‘Extend your hand with your staff 1  over the rivers, over the canals, and over the ponds, and bring the frogs up over the land of Egypt.’”

Exodus 8:17

Context
8:17 They did so; Aaron extended his hand with his staff, he struck the dust of the ground, and it became gnats on people 2  and on animals. All the dust of the ground became gnats throughout all the land of Egypt.

1 sn After the instructions for Pharaoh (7:25-8:4), the plague now is brought on by the staff in Aaron’s hand (8:5-7). This will lead to the confrontation (vv. 8-11) and the hardening (vv. 12-15).

2 tn Heb “man,” but in the generic sense of “humans” or “people” (also in v. 18).



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