1 Yahweh then said to Moses, 'Go to Pharaoh, for I have made him and his officials stubborn, to display these signs of mine among them;
Exod 4:21 Exod 3:20 1Sam 4:8 Exod 7:4 Exod 7:13-14 Exod 9:16 Exod 9:27
2 so that you can tell your sons and your grandsons how I made fools of the Egyptians and what signs I performed among them, so that you would know that I am Yahweh.'
Deut 4:9 Exod 13:14 Joel 1:3 Exod 7:17 Ps 44:1 Deut 6:20-22 Ps 78:5-6
3 Moses and Aaron then went to Pharaoh and said to him, 'Yahweh, God of the Hebrews, says this, "How much longer will you refuse to submit to me? Let my people go and worship me.
1Kgs 21:29 1Pet 5:6 Jas 4:10 2Chr 34:27 1Kgs 18:21 2Chr 7:14 2Chr 33:12
4 Or, if you refuse to let my people go, tomorrow I shall send locusts into your country.
Rev 9:3 Joel 2:25 Prov 30:27 Exod 8:10 Exod 8:23 Exod 9:5 Exod 9:18
5 They will cover the surface of the soil so that the soil cannot be seen. They will devour the remainder of what has escaped, of what you have been left after the hail; they will devour all your trees growing in the fields;
Exod 9:32 Joel 1:4 Joel 2:25
6 they will fill your houses, all your officials' houses and all the Egyptians' houses -- something your ancestors and your ancestors' ancestors have never seen from the day they first appeared on earth until now." ' Then he turned on his heel and left Pharaoh's presence.
Exod 8:3 Exod 8:21 Exod 9:24 Exod 10:11 Exod 10:14-15 Exod 11:6 Exod 11:8
7 At which, Pharaoh's officials said to him, 'How much longer are we to be tricked by this fellow? Let the people go and worship Yahweh their God. Do you not finally realise that Egypt is on the brink of ruin?'
1Sam 18:21 Eccl 7:26 Exod 23:33 Josh 23:13 1Cor 7:35 Exod 8:19 Isa 14:20
8 So Moses and Aaron were brought back to Pharaoh who said to them, 'Go and worship Yahweh your God. But who are to go?'
Exod 10:24 Exod 8:8 Exod 10:16 Exod 12:31
9 Moses replied, 'We shall take our young men and our old men, we shall take our sons and daughters, our flocks and our herds, since we are going to hold a feast in Yahweh's honour.'
Exod 3:18 Exod 5:1 1Cor 5:7-8 Deut 31:12-13 Eccl 12:1 Eph 6:4 Exod 5:3
10 Pharaoh said, 'So I must let you go with your wives and children! May Yahweh preserve you! Plainly, you are up to no good!
2Chr 32:15 Exod 12:30-31 Exod 13:21 Lam 3:37
11 Oh no! You men may go and worship Yahweh, since that was your original request.' With that, they were driven from Pharaoh's presence.
Exod 10:28 Exod 5:4 Ps 52:3-4 Ps 119:69
12 Yahweh then said to Moses, 'Stretch out your hand over Egypt for the locusts. Let them invade Egypt and devour whatever is growing in the country, whatever the hail has left!'
Exod 7:19 Exod 10:4-5
13 Moses stretched his staff over Egypt, and over the country Yahweh sent an east wind which blew all that day and night. By morning, the east wind had brought the locusts.
Exod 14:21 Gen 41:6 Jonah 1:4 Jonah 4:8 Matt 8:27 Ps 78:26 Ps 105:34
14 The locusts invaded the whole of Egypt and settled all over Egypt, in great swarms; never had there been so many locusts before, nor would there be again.
Ps 78:46 1Kgs 8:37 Deut 28:42 Exod 10:5-6 Exod 11:6 Joel 1:2-4 Joel 2:1-11
15 They covered the surface of the ground till the land was devastated. They devoured whatever was growing in the fields and all the fruit on the trees that the hail had left. No green was left on tree or plant in the fields anywhere in Egypt.
Exod 10:5 Joel 1:6-7 Joel 2:1-11 Joel 2:25 Ps 78:46 Ps 105:34-35
16 Pharaoh sent urgently for Moses and Aaron and said, 'I have sinned against Yahweh your God and against you.
Exod 9:27 1Sam 15:24 1Sam 15:30 1Sam 26:21 2Sam 19:20 Job 34:31-32 Matt 27:4
17 Now forgive my sin, I implore you, just this once, and entreat Yahweh your God to turn this deadly thing away from me.'
Exod 8:8 1Kgs 13:6 Exod 9:28 1Sam 15:25 2Cor 1:10 2Kgs 4:40 Acts 8:24
18 When Moses left Pharaoh's presence he prayed to Yahweh,
Exod 8:9 Exod 8:28-30 Luke 6:28 Matt 5:44
19 and Yahweh changed the wind into a west wind, very strong, which carried the locusts away and swept them into the Sea of Reeds. There was not one locust left in the whole of Egypt.
Joel 2:20 Exod 13:18 Exod 15:4 Heb 11:29
20 But Yahweh made Pharaoh stubborn, and he did not let the Israelites go.
Exod 4:21 Exod 11:10 2Thess 2:11-12 Deut 2:30 Exod 7:13-14 Exod 9:12 Isa 6:9-10
21 Yahweh then said to Moses, 'Stretch out your hand towards heaven, and let darkness, darkness so thick that it can be felt, cover Egypt.'
2Pet 2:4 2Pet 2:17 Jude 1:6 Luke 23:44 Rev 16:10-11 Deut 28:29 Exod 9:22
22 So Moses stretched out his hand towards heaven, and for three days there was thick darkness over the whole of Egypt.
Ps 105:28 Rev 16:10 Amos 4:13 Deut 4:11 Deut 5:22 Exod 20:21 Joel 2:2
23 No one could see anyone else or move about for three days, but all the Israelites did have light where they were living.
Exod 8:22 Exod 9:4 1Pet 2:9 Col 1:13 Exod 9:26 Exod 14:20 Isa 42:16
24 Pharaoh summoned Moses and said, 'Go and worship Yahweh, but your flocks and herds are to stay here. Your wives and children can go with you too.'
Exod 8:28 Exod 10:8-10 Exod 9:28 Gen 34:23
25 Moses said, 'But now you must give us sacrifices and burnt offerings to offer to Yahweh our God.
Exod 29:1-46 Lev 9:22 Lev 16:9 Exod 36:1-38
26 And our livestock will go with us too; not a hoof will be left behind; for we may need animals from these to worship Yahweh our God; for until we get there we ourselves cannot tell how we are to worship Yahweh.'
2Cor 8:5 Acts 2:44-45 Exod 12:32 Heb 11:8 Hos 5:6 Isa 23:18 Isa 60:5-10
27 But Yahweh made Pharaoh stubborn, and he refused to let them go.
Exod 10:20 Exod 4:21 Exod 14:4 Exod 14:8 Exod 10:1 Rev 9:20 Rev 16:10-11
28 Pharaoh said to Moses, 'Out of my sight! Be sure you never see my face again, for the next time you see my face you die!'
2Chr 16:10 2Chr 25:16 Amos 7:13
29 Moses then said, 'You yourself have said it. I shall never see your face again.'
Heb 11:27 Exod 11:4-8 Exod 12:30-31