Water Is Turned to Blood

14 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Pharaoh's heart is stubborn; he refuses to let the people go.
References for Exodus 7:14
    • g 7:14 - Or "hard;" lit "heavy"
      15 "Go to Pharaoh in the morning as 1he is going out to the water, and station yourself to meet him on the bank of the Nile; and you shall take in your hand 2the staff that was turned into a serpent.
      References for Exodus 7:15
      16 "3You shall say to him, 'The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, sent me to you, saying, "4Let My people go, that they may serve Me in the wilderness. But behold, you have not listened until now."
      References for Exodus 7:16
      17 'Thus says the LORD, "5By this you shall know that I am the LORD: behold, I will strike the water that is in the Nile with the staff that is in my hand, and 6it will be turned to blood.
      18 "7The fish that are in the Nile will die, and the Nile will become foul, and the Egyptians will 8find difficulty in drinking water from the Nile.""'
      References for Exodus 7:18
        • j 7:18 - I.e. have a bad smell
        • k 7:18 - Or "be weary of"
          19 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and 9stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, over their streams, and over their pools, and over all their reservoirs of water, that they may become blood; and there will be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, both in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.' "
          References for Exodus 7:19
          20 So Moses and Aaron did even as the LORD had commanded. And he lifted up 10the staff and struck the water that was in the Nile, in the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants, and 11all the water that was in the Nile was turned to blood.
          References for Exodus 7:20
          21 The fish that were in the Nile died, and the Nile became foul, so that the Egyptians could not drink water from the Nile. And the blood was through all the land of Egypt.
          References for Exodus 7:21
            • n 7:21 - I.e. had a bad smell
              22 12But the magicians of Egypt did the same with their secret arts; and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.
              References for Exodus 7:22
                • o 7:22 - Or "soothsayer priests"
                • p 7:22 - Lit "thus"
                • q 7:22 - Lit "strong"
                  23 Then Pharaoh turned and went into his house with no concern * even for this.
                  References for Exodus 7:23
                    • r 7:23 - Lit "and he did not set his heart even to this"
                      24 So all the Egyptians dug around the Nile for water to drink, for they could not drink of the water of the Nile.