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  The Plagues of Egypt
The plagues began and ended with the judgment of Ecumenical Babylon, which is the opposition to Bible Doctrine (Faith, X-axis) and the Righteousness of God.
Unlike the previous two plagues where Moses was sent to announce the plagues beforehand to Pharaoh, the third plague of gnats was unannounced.
The plague of murrain began the next day as prescribed, and the cattle of Egypt along with all the livestock were killed.
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 The Ten Plagues of Egypt
This third plague, of lice proved hard to identify, due to the fact that the toxonomy of insect classification seperating systematically into flies, beatles, etc was not developed until the time of Aristotle, which was quite a while later.
This plague of flies had to be related to the death of the frogs, but they could not narrow it down from the list of the horsefly, the housefly, the tetsi fly, the fl fly, or the stable fly.
plague 8 was an explosion of the locust population.
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 Plagues of Egypt
In the first plague, the water of the river and of all the canals and pools of Egypt was turned to blood and became corrupted, so that the Egyptians could not drink it, and even the fishes died (Ex., vii, 14-25).
It should be noted, however, that the red discoloration is not usual in Lower Egypt, and that, when so discoloured, the water is not unfit to drink, though it is during the first, or green, stage of the rise.
The immediate cause of this plague was probably the hamsin, a south or south-west wind charged with sand and dust, which blows about the spring equinox and at times produces darkness rivalling that of the worst London fogs.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/p/plagues_of_egypt.html   (986 words)

  
 The Ten Plagues on Egypt - What Were They?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The seventh plague was hail (barad) - Exodus 9.13-35.
The eighth plague was locust (arbeh) - Exodus 10.1-20.
The tenth plague was death of the first-born (makkat b’khorot) - Exodus 11,12.
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 The ten plagues of Egypt
And Hort’s tenth plague was not the death of the firstborn, but the destruction of the last remains of the ‘first-fruits’ of the harvest, ‘due to a corruption of the Bible text’ (Hort 1958:52–54).
plague, on the livestock (which provided food, milk, clothing and transportation), was a direct attack on Apis, the sacred bull god, and Mnevis, a bull-god symbol of fertility, as well as Hathor, the cow-like mother goddess, and Isis, the queen of the gods, who wore a cow’s horns on her head.
plague, of death of the firstborn, was an attack on the divinity of Pharaoh, whom the Egyptians believed was an incarnation of the sun-god and of Osiris, the giver of life.
www.answersingenesis.org /creation/v27/i1/plagues.asp   (2850 words)

  
 Ten Plagues on Egypt
Egypt had to let the Holy Spirit in, and return to their original belief in the immortality of the soul.
The fifth plague is in the upper hemisphere of the Wheel of Ezekiel, under Libra, the House of Law.
And it came to pass at midnight that the Lord struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of livestock.
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 The Ten Plagues of Egypt, miracles and magic
The Trumpets of Revelation 8 and 9 are modeled on the plagues on the Egyptians whose purpose was the repentance of Pharaoh (Ex.9:13-18)...
At midnight the LORD struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh, who sat on the throne, to the firstborn of the prisoner, who was in the dungeon, and the firstborn of all the livestock as well.
The deceptive Magicians of the Pharaoh in the Plagues of Egypt:
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 Egypt Plagues
Plague 5 as some critics may assert was simply a random telling of irrelevant events but that is illogical given the passage in Exodus 9:3.
The hail and thunderstorms of the seventh plague was an assault upon the crops of Egypt.
As darkness filled the land of Egypt heralding the 9th plague it was probably the intent of Yahweh to confront the chief deity of Egypt, Amon-Re.
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 Plagues of Egypt - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The first of the plagues (dam, from 'adham, "to be red" (Exodus 7:19-25)) was brought about by the smiting of the water with the rod in the hand of Aaron, and it consisted in the defilement of the water so that it became as "blood." The waters were polluted and the fish died.
In the plague of boils (shechin, and 'abha`bu`oth, "boils" (Exodus 9:8-17)) ashes were used, probably in the same way and to the same end as the clay was used in opening the eyes of the blind man (John 9:6), i.e.
This plague in the order of its coming, immediately after the murrain, and in the description given of it and in the significant warning of the "pestilence" yet to come (Exodus 9:15), appears most likely to have been pestis minor, the milder form of bubonic plague.
www.searchgodsword.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T6974   (3882 words)

  
 The Ten Plaques and Egypt - Does God Exist? - NovDec98
The plague of the frogs was a particularly despicable event with Pharaoh seeking its removal quickly.
With the third plague, the gnats, the magicians of Pharaoh are out of the contest and unable to meet the competition.
We observe an increasing intensity in the progression of the plagues, from seemingly minor inconveniences, smelly water and dead fish, to squirming, smelly frogs.
www.doesgodexist.org /NovDec98/TheTenPlaguesAndEgyptsReligion.html   (921 words)

  
 Explaining the plagues of Egypt: the ten plagues of Egypt, as told in the Book of Exodus, can be easily explained. Or ...
This piece is not a thorough review of research on the plagues; I have merely chosen three examples of scholarly research by scientists to illustrate how scholars sometimes hang their conclusions on rather flimsy evidence--and that readers should take this into account as they evaluate scholarly arguments.
The "lice" of the third plague is sometimes translated as "gnats" and may in fact have been mosquitoes, according to Hoyte.
The plague of darkness is a dust storm, a common event in the region.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2843/is_6_28/ai_n6361835   (984 words)

  
 Lesson: God Sends Plagues to Egypt
The story of the Exodus and the rescue of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt is one of the most exciting stories in the Bible.
Egypt's pharaohs claimed to become gods and were worshipped.
God proves through the plagues that He is the only god, and the pharaoh was powerless to protect his people.
www.ebibleteacher.com /children/lessons/OT/Exodus/Plagues.htm   (798 words)

  
 Ten Plagues Of Egypt
HE WHO SEES, in the narrative of the ten plagues upon Egypt, and Israel's deliverance thereby, nothing beyond what is contained in the simple story recognizes only the shell, and not the kernel of the lesson.
This surmise is based upon the character of the different plagues, and what is known of the climate and usual conditions of Egypt favorable to the plagues.
During this series of plagues Pharaoh relented a little occasionally to the extent that he agreed that the males of the Hebrews should go forth, as requested, to sacrifice in the wilderness, the females and children being held as hostages for their return.
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 The Plagues of Egypt
The first nine plagues "can be explained as natural phenomena, occurring as a result of an abnormally high Nile inundation between July and the following March...The Nile turning to blood could reflect the fact that its waters were filled with red earth carried in suspension from the highlands of Ethiopia.
Egypt was in distress; the social system had become disorganized; violence filled the land.
"And it came to pass, that at midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon."
www.mystae.com /restricted/streams/thera/plagues.html   (1122 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Plagues of Egypt
For when the hail fell barley was in the ear and flax in bud, which in Lower Egypt happens about March, and the Israelites left on the 14th of Nisan, which falls in the latter part of March or the early part of April.
Scriptural account produces the impression that the ten plagues were a series of blows in quick succession, and this is what the case would seem to have required.
It should be noted, however, that the red discoloration is not usual in Lower Egypt, and that, when so discoloured, the water is not unfit to drink, though it is during the first, or green, stage of the rise.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12143a.htm   (943 words)

  
 The ten plagues of Egypt - Creation Magazine
And Hort’s tenth plague was not the death of the firstborn, but the destruction of the last remains of the ‘first-fruits’ of the harvest, ‘due to a corruption of the Bible text’ (Hort 1958:52–54).
plague, on the livestock (which provided food, milk, clothing and transportation), was a direct attack on Apis, the sacred bull god, and Mnevis, a bull-god symbol of fertility, as well as Hathor, the cow-like mother goddess, and Isis, the queen of the gods, who wore a cow’s horns on her head.
plague, of death of the firstborn, was an attack on the divinity of Pharaoh, whom the Egyptians believed was an incarnation of the sun-god and of Osiris, the giver of life.
www.creationontheweb.com /content/view/1869   (2780 words)

  
 The Ten Plagues of Egypt
And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt.
And the hail smote throughout all the land of Egypt all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail smote every herb of the field, and brake every tree of the field.
And Moses stretched forth his rod over the land of Egypt, and the LORD brought an east wind upon the land all that day, and all that night; and when it was morning, the east wind brought the locusts.
www.brisray.com /misc/mplague.htm   (2260 words)

  
 BTenPlaguesEgypt78
Plague Seven was the opposite extreme — the worst of hailstorms.
This may be relevant for Plague 8 — locusts — because climate is a factor in the stability or otherwise of insect populations.
At midnight the Lord smote all the first-born in the land of Egypt, from the first-born of Pharaoh who sat on the throne to the first-born of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the first-born of the cattle.
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 The 10 plagues for relieve of the Jews from slavery
The 10 plagues for relieve of the Jews from slavery
It was the last, and most fierce plague, the slaying of the first born, that finally made the Pharoah capitulate, and allow the Jewish people to leave Egypt.
The Jews were spared from the last plague by spreading lamb's blood on their front doors, thereby identifying the house as a Jewish house, and the plague "PASSED OVER" the houses of the Jewish slaves.
www.theholidayspot.com /passover/plagues.htm   (86 words)

  
 Plagues on Egypt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Dense swarms of flies poured into Pharaoh's palace and into the houses of his officials, and throughout Egypt the land was ruined by the flies.
It was the worst storm in all the land of Egypt since it had become a nation.
The Plague of Locusts / Exodus 10:1-29 NIV
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 Exodus Study #9: Plagues of Egypt
This is not a plague; it is a miracle which God permitted Moses to perform before Pharaoh and which--notice carefully what I am saying--God permitted the Devil to empower the magicians of Egypt to duplicate.
The tenth and last plague we merely mention; it is a lesson in itself because it is related to the Passover feast.
The last plague that God brought was on the death of the firstborn in all the land of Egypt.
www.livingbiblestudies.org /study/JT14/009.html   (5294 words)

  
 Plagues of Egypt and the end time - Comparison chart
However, the primary reason may be seen in a comparison with the plagues of Egypt.
In the description of the next plague, we read, "And I will sever [set apart] in that day [that Pharaoh refuses] the land of Goshen, in which my people dwell, that no swarms of flies shall be there; to the end thou mayest know that I am the LORD in the midst of the earth.
I conclude that they are the seven last plagues because, like the final seven plagues of Egypt, they will be only the wicked.
www.bibleexplained.com /revelation/r-seg15-16/r1606-egypt.htm   (1119 words)

  
 The Ten Plagues of Egypt - Uncyclopedia
The Ten Plagues of Egypt represent the ten times that God pimp-slapped Pharaoh for messing with his top bitch, Moses.
Actually more of an annoyance than an outright plague; every Egyptian boy between the ages of seven and fifteen were each temporarily foisted with a small fairy from the Black Forest that kept pestering them about stuff that they already knew about.
The Lord kept the land of Egypt in constant darkness, causing rickets, Goths and general overall ignorance.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/The_Ten_Plagues_of_Egypt   (477 words)

  
 Dayenu! Many Plagues - Passover with Aish
Because regarding the plagues of Egypt it says: 'The magicians said to Pharaoh, this is the finger of God' (Exodus 8:15).
Rabbi Akiva, meanwhile, says that the plagues were primarily for sake of punishing the Egyptians.
Basically, the idea is that each plague in Egypt was "by the finger of God," and the miracle at the Sea was "the hand of God." So there must have been five times more miracles at the Sea than there were original plagues.
www.aish.com /passinsight/passinsightdefault/Dayenu!_Many_Plagues.asp   (3576 words)

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