Exodus 7:8-18 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,’ then say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,’ and it will become a snake.”

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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, and the Egyptian magicians also did the same things by their secret arts:

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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 heart became hard and he would not listen to them, just as the LORD had said.

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          The Plague of Blood

          14 Then the LORD said to Moses, “Pharaoh’s heart is unyielding; he refuses to let the people go.

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          15 Go to Pharaoh in the morning as he goes out to the river. Confront him on the bank of the Nile, and take in your hand the staff that was changed into a snake.

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          16 Then say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, has sent me to say to you: Let my people go, so that they may worship me in the wilderness. But until now you have not listened.

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              17 This is what the LORD says: By this you will know that I am the LORD: With the staff that is in my hand I will strike the water of the Nile, and it will be changed into blood.

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                  18 The fish in the Nile will die, and the river will stink; the Egyptians will not be able to drink its water.’ ”

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