Then the LORDsaid to Moses, "Go to Pharaoh and speak to him, 'Thussays the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, "1Let My peoplego, that they may serve Me.
"For 2if you refuse to let them go and acontinue to hold them,
3behold, 3the hand of the LORDbwill come with a veryseverepestilence on your livestockwhich are in the field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the camels, on the herds, and on the flocks.
"4But the LORD will make a distinctionbetween the livestock of Israel and the livestock of Egypt, so that 5nothing will die of all that belongs to the sons of Israel.""'
The LORDset a definitetime, saying, "Tomorrow the LORD will dothisthing in the land."
So the LORDdidthisthing on the nextday, and 6all the livestock of Egyptdied; 7but of the livestock of the sons of Israel, not onedied.
7Pharaohsent, and behold, there was not evenone of the livestock of Israeldead. But 8the heart of Pharaoh was chardened, and he did not let the peoplego.