Exodus 8:16-19 NAS

The Plague of Insects

16 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Stretch out your staff and strike the dust of the earth, that it may become gnats through all the land of Egypt.' "

References for Exodus 8:16

    • m 8:16 - Or "lice"
      17 They did so; and Aaron stretched out his hand with his staff, and struck the dust of the earth, and there were gnats on man and beast. All the dust of the earth became 1gnats through all the land of Egypt.

      References for Exodus 8:17

          18 The magicians tried with their secret arts to bring forth gnats, but 2they could not; so there were gnats on man and beast.

          References for Exodus 8:18

            • p 8:18 - Or "soothsayer priests"
            • q 8:18 - Or "lice"
            • r 8:18 - Or "lice"
              19 Then the magicians said to Pharaoh, "3This is the finger of God." But Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the LORD had said.

              References for Exodus 8:19

                • s 8:19 - Or "soothsayer priests"
                • t 8:19 - Lit "strong"