1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
1 Moses is encouraged to go to Pharaoh. 7 His age. 8 His rod is turned into a serpent. 11 The sorcerers do the like. 13 Pharaoh's heart is hardened. 14 God's message to Pharaoh. 19 The river is turned into blood.
7:2 Thou shalt speak all that I command thee; and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he let the children of Israel go out of his land.
7:3 And I will render Pharaoh's heart obdurate, and multiply my signs and my wonders in the land of Egypt.
7:4 And Pharaoh will not hearken unto you; and I will lay my hand upon Egypt, and bring forth my hosts, my people, the children of Israel, out of the land of Egypt by great judgments.
7:7 And Moses was eighty years old, and Aaron was eighty-three years old, when they spoke to Pharaoh.
7:9 When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Do a miracle for yourselves,then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy staff and cast [it] before Pharaohit will become a serpent.
7:11 And Pharaoh also called the sages and the sorcerers; and they too, the scribes of Egypt, did so with their enchantments:
7:12 they cast down every man his staff, and they became serpents; but Aaron's staff swallowed up their staves.
7:15 Go unto Pharaoh in the morningbehold, he will go out unto the waterand take thy stand by the bank of the river in front of him; and take in thy hand the staff that was turned into a serpent.
7:18 And the fish that is in the river shall die; and the river shall stink; and the Egyptians shall loathe to drink the water out of the river.
7:19 ¶ And Jehovah said to Moses, Say unto Aaron, Take thy staff, and stretch out thy hand upon the waters of the Egyptiansupon their streams, upon their rivers, and upon their ponds, and upon all their reservoirs of water, that they may become blood; and there shall be blood throughout the land of Egypt, both in [vessels of] wood and in [vessels of] stone.
7:20 And Moses and Aaron did so, as Jehovah had commanded; and he lifted up the staff, and smote the waters that were in the river before the eyes of Pharaoh, and before the eyes of his bondmen; and all the waters that were in the river were turned into blood.
7:21 And the fish that was in the river died; and the river stank, and the Egyptians could not drink the water of the river; and the blood was throughout the land of Egypt.
7:23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, and took not this to heart either.
7:24 And all the Egyptians dug round about the river for water to drink; for they could not drink of the water of the river.
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