Then the LORDsaid to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Stretch out your staff and strike the dust of the earth, that it may becomeagnats through all the land of Egypt.' "
They didso ; and Aaronstretched out his hand with his staff, and struck the dust of the earth, and there were bgnats on man and beast. All the dust of the earthbecamec1gnats through all the land of Egypt.
The dmagicianstried with their secretarts to bringforthegnats, but 2they could not; so there were fgnats on man and beast.
Then the gmagicianssaid to Pharaoh, "3This is the finger of God." But Pharaoh'sheart was hhardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.