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Exodus 8:20-32

NIV 20 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Get up early in the morning and confront Pharaoh as he goes to the water and say to him, 'This is what the LORD says: Let my people go, so that they may worship me. NIV 20 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Get up early in the morning and confront Pharaoh as he goes to the water and say to him, 'This is what the LORD says: Let my people go, so that they may worship me. NIV 21 If you do not let my people go, I will send swarms of flies on you and your officials, on your people and into your houses. The houses of the Egyptians will be full of flies, and even the ground where they are. NIV 21 If you do not let my people go, I will send swarms of flies on you and your officials, on your people and into your houses. The houses of the Egyptians will be full of flies, and even the ground where they are. NIV 22 " 'But on that day I will deal differently with the land of Goshen, where my people live; no swarms of flies will be there, so that you will know that I, the LORD, am in this land. NIV 22 " 'But on that day I will deal differently with the land of Goshen, where my people live; no swarms of flies will be there, so that you will know that I, the LORD, am in this land. NIV 23 I will make a distinction between my people and your people. This miraculous sign will occur tomorrow.' " NIV 23 I will make a distinction between my people and your people. This miraculous sign will occur tomorrow.' " NIV 24 And the LORD did this. Dense swarms of flies poured into Pharaoh's palace and into the houses of his officials, and throughout Egypt the land was ruined by the flies. NIV 24 And the LORD did this. Dense swarms of flies poured into Pharaoh's palace and into the houses of his officials, and throughout Egypt the land was ruined by the flies. NIV 25 Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, "Go, sacrifice to your God here in the land." NIV 25 Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron and said, "Go, sacrifice to your God here in the land." NIV 26 But Moses said, "That would not be right. The sacrifices we offer the LORD our God would be detestable to the Egyptians. And if we offer sacrifices that are detestable in their eyes, will they not stone us? NIV 26 But Moses said, "That would not be right. The sacrifices we offer the LORD our God would be detestable to the Egyptians. And if we offer sacrifices that are detestable in their eyes, will they not stone us? NIV 27 We must take a three-day journey into the desert to offer sacrifices to the LORD our God, as he commands us." NIV 27 We must take a three-day journey into the desert to offer sacrifices to the LORD our God, as he commands us." NIV 28 Pharaoh said, "I will let you go to offer sacrifices to the LORD your God in the desert, but you must not go very far. Now pray for me." NIV 28 Pharaoh said, "I will let you go to offer sacrifices to the LORD your God in the desert, but you must not go very far. Now pray for me." NIV 29 Moses answered, "As soon as I leave you, I will pray to the LORD, and tomorrow the flies will leave Pharaoh and his officials and his people. Only be sure that Pharaoh does not act deceitfully again by not letting the people go to offer sacrifices to the LORD." NIV 29 Moses answered, "As soon as I leave you, I will pray to the LORD, and tomorrow the flies will leave Pharaoh and his officials and his people. Only be sure that Pharaoh does not act deceitfully again by not letting the people go to offer sacrifices to the LORD." NIV 30 Then Moses left Pharaoh and prayed to the LORD, NIV 30 Then Moses left Pharaoh and prayed to the LORD, NIV 31 and the LORD did what Moses asked: The flies left Pharaoh and his officials and his people; not a fly remained. NIV 31 and the LORD did what Moses asked: The flies left Pharaoh and his officials and his people; not a fly remained. NIV 32 But this time also Pharaoh hardened his heart and would not let the people go. NIV 32 But this time also Pharaoh hardened his heart and would not let the people go.