Exodus 7:8-13 NIV

Aaron's Staff Becomes a Snake

8 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron,

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      9 "When Pharaoh says to you, 'Perform a miracle,1' then say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,' and it will become a snake."2

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      10 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.
      11 Pharaoh then summoned wise men and sorcerers,3 and the Egyptian magicians4 also did the same things by their secret arts:5

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      12 Each one threw down his staff and it became a snake. But Aaron's staff swallowed up their staffs.
      13 Yet Pharaoh's heart6 became hard and he would not listen7 to them, just as the LORD had said.

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