Exodus 8
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  • Verse 3

    And the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into thine house, and into thy bedchamber, and upon thy bed, and into the house of thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thine ovens, and into thy kneadingtroughs:

    kneading troughs
    or, dough.

  • Verse 4

    And the frogs shall come up both on thee, and upon thy people, and upon all thy servants.

    Psalms 107:40; Isaiah 19:11,22; 23:9; Daniel 4:37; Acts 12:22,23

  • Verse 5

    And the LORD spake unto Moses, Say unto Aaron, Stretch forth thine hand with thy rod over the streams, over the rivers, and over the ponds, and cause frogs to come up upon the land of Egypt.


  • Verse 6

    And Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt; and the frogs came up, and covered the land of Egypt.

    and the frogs
    Whether the frog among the Egyptians was an object of reverence or abhorrence is uncertain. It might have been both at the same time, as many objects are known to have been among particular nations; for proof of which see the very learned Jacob Bryant, on the Plagues of Egypt, pp. 31-34.
    Leviticus 11:12; Psalms 78:45; 105:30; Revelation 16:13

  • Verse 7

    And the magicians did so with their enchantments, and brought up frogs upon the land of Egypt.

    7:11,22; Deuteronomy 13:1-3; Matthew 24:24; 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11; 2 Timothy 3:8; Revelation 13:14

  • Verse 8

    Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, Intreat the LORD, that he may take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may do sacrifice unto the LORD.

    5:2; 9:28; 10:17; Numbers 21:7; 1 Samuel 12:19; 1 Kings 13:6; Acts 8:24
    and I will
    25-28; 10:8-11,24-27; 12:31,32; 14:5; Psalms 66:3; *marg:; Psalms 78:34-36; Jeremiah 34:8-16

  • Verse 9

    And Moses said unto Pharaoh, Glory over me: when shall I intreat for thee, and for thy servants, and for thy people, to destroy the frogs from thee and thy houses, that they may remain in the river only?

    Glory over me
    or, Have this honour over me.
    Judges 7:2; 1 Kings 18:25; Isaiah 10:15
    or, against when. to destroy. Heb. to cut of.