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The Wonders of Egypt

For those studying the Plagues,here is a chart of the Plagues and other Miracles that happened in Egypt as found in Exodus chronicling the roles of Moses, Aaron, Pharaoh, the Israelites and the Egyptian Magicians.

Chart of Miracles and the 10 Plagues in Egypt [Exodus 7-15]

Plague Action before Effect Israelites Egyptian Magicians repeat Pharaoh’s action
Serpents from staff [7:8-13] Cast Aaron’s staff down. none Yes, but Aaron’s swallows theirs Does not heed Moses
1.Nile and other water sources turns to blood, with a bad odor [7:14-24] Moses strikes Nile with his staff, Aaron holds his arm with his staff over other water sources Not mentioned Repeated. Does not heed Moses
2.Frogs come up from the Nile and cover everything. [8:1-11] Aaron holds his arm with his staff over the nile and other water sources Not mentioned Repeated. Asks for the frogs to be removed. Once relief came, he reneged
3.Lice [8:12-15] Aaron strikes his staff on the dust of the earth Not mentioned Attempted but not Repeated. Counsel Pharaoh “This is the finger of God!” Does not heed them.
4. Swarming insects/ wild beasts [8:16-28] Moses prophesizes Spares Goshen No mention Grants them to sacrifice in Egypt, but Moses points out Egyptians would be offended. Tells then not to go far, then reneges.
5. Pestilence- the livestock become diseased and die [9:1-7] Moses prophesizes Spares Israelite livestock No mention Remains stubborn
6.Boils and inflammation [9:8-12] Moses throws kiln soot into the air No mention Call in sick – afflicted too Does not heed Moses
7.Hail, fire and thunder [9:13-35] Moses holds out arm (with staff) to the sky Spares Goshen No mention Grants them leave, then reneges.
8.Locusts [10:1-20] Moses holds out arm (with staff) over land of Egypt Not mentioned No mention Grants them leave, then reneges.
9. Darkness [10:21-29] Moses holds out his arm toward the sky Spares Israelites No mention Grants them leave on condition that the flocks and herds remain; when Moses refuses his offer threatens to kill Moses.
10.Death of the first born [11:1-12:32] Teach Passover seder; blood on doors Passover, Blood on doors; they leave Egypt. No mention Pharaoh’s son dies and Pharaoh finally relents.
Parting of Reed Sea [14:1-30] Moses tells Israelites to advance. Holds out his arm(staff) Walks to safety No mention Pharaoh’s armies die, and probably Pharaoh too.

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