He made him master of his household, ruler over all his possessions-
bindinga his officials at will and instructing his elders.
Then Israel went to Egypt; Jacob lived as a foreigner in the land of Ham.b24
The Lordc made His people very fruitful; He made them more numerous than their foes,d25
whose hearts He turned to hate His people and to deal deceptively with His servants.
He sent Moses His servant, and Aaron, whom He had chosen.
They performed His miraculous signs among them, and wonders in the land of Ham.ef28
He sent darkness, and it became dark- for did theyg not defy His commands?h29
He turned their waters into blood and caused their fish to die.i30
Their land was overrun with frogs, even in their kings' chambers.j31
He spoke, and insects camek- gnats throughout their country.l