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Exodus 11



1God's message to the Israelites to borrow jewels of their neighbours.
4Moses threatens Pharaoh with the death of the firstborn.

Verse 1
And the LORD said unto Moses, Yet will I bring one plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether.
Yet will
9:14; Leviticus 26:21; Deuteronomy 4:34; 1 Samuel 6:4; Job 10:17; Revelation 16:9
3:20; Genesis 15:14
thrust you

Verse 2
Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.
3:22; 12:1,2,35,36; Genesis 31:9; Job 27:16,17; Psalms 24:1; 105:37; Proverbs 13:22; Haggai 2:8; Matthew 20:15
32:2-4,24; 35:22; Ezekiel 16:10-13

Verse 3
And the LORD gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.
the Lord
3:21; 12:36; Genesis 39:21; Psalms 106:46
Genesis 12:2; 2 Samuel 7:9; Esther 9:4; Isaiah 60:14; Acts 7:22; Revelation 3:9

Verse 4
And Moses said, Thus saith the LORD, About midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt:
12:12,23,29; Job 34:20; Amos 4:10; 5:17; Matthew 25:6
will I go
2 Samuel 5:24; Psalms 60:10; Isaiah 42:13; Micah 2:13

Verse 5
And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is behind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts.
the firstborn
4:23; 12:12,29; 13:15; Psalms 78:51; 105:36; 135:8; 136:10; Hebrews 11:28
Judges 16:21; Isaiah 47:2; Lamentations 5:13; Matthew 24:41

Verse 6
And there shall be a great cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.
3:7; 12:30; Proverbs 21:13; Isaiah 15:4,5,8; Jeremiah 31:15; Lamentations 3:8; Amos 5:17; Zephaniah 1:10; Luke 13:28; Revelation 6:16,17; 18:18,19

Verse 7
But against any of the children of Israel shall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know how that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.
Joshua 10:21; Job 5:16
a difference
7:22; 10:23; Malachi 3:18; 1 Corinthians 4:7

Verse 8
And all these thy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a great anger.
And all
12:31-33; Isaiah 49:23,26; Revelation 3:9
follow thee
Heb. is at they feet.
Judges 4:10; 8:5; 1 Kings 20:10; 2 Kings 3:9; *marg:
a great anger
Heb. heat of anger.
Numbers 12:3; Deuteronomy 29:24; 32:24; Psalms 6:1; Ezekiel 3:14; Daniel 3:19; Mark 3:5

Verse 9
And the LORD said unto Moses, Pharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.
3:19; 7:4; 10:1; Romans 9:16-18

Verse 10
And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.
the Lord
4:21; 7:13,14; 10:20,27; Deuteronomy 2:30; 1 Samuel 6:6; Job 9:4; Romans 2:4,5; 9:22


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Exodus 11:4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge".

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