You are to say everything I command you, and your brother Aaron is to tell Pharaoh to let the Israelites go out of his country.
But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and though I multiply my signs and wonders in Egypt,
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he will not listen to you. Then I will lay my hand on Egypt and with mighty acts of judgment I will bring out my divisions, my people the Israelites.
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And the Egyptians will know that I am the LORD when I stretch out my hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out of it.”
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Moses and Aaron did just as the LORD commanded them.
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Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three when they spoke to Pharaoh.
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The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,
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“When Pharaoh says to you, ‘Perform a miracle,’ then say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,’ and it will become a snake.”
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So Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and did just as the LORD commanded. Aaron threw his staff down in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and it became a snake.
Pharaoh then summoned wise men and sorcerers, and the Egyptian magicians also did the same things by their secret arts:
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Each one threw down his staff and it became a snake. But Aaron’s staff swallowed up their staffs.