Exodus 11 ©

1 God's message to the Israelites to borrow jewels of their neighbours. 4 Moses threateneth Pharaoh with the death of the firstborn. 9 Pharaoh is still hardened.


AND the LORD said unto Moses, Yet will I bring aone plague more upon Pharaoh, and upon Egypt; afterwards he will let you go hence: when he shall let you go, he shall surely bthrust you out hence altogether.


Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man 1borrow of his neighbour, and every woman of her neighbour, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.


And the LORD cgave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses was dvery great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh's servants, and in the sight of the people.


And Moses said, eThus saith the LORD, fAbout midnight will I go out into the midst of Egypt:


And all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sitteth upon his throne, even unto the firstborn of the maidservant that is gbehind the mill; and all the firstborn of beasts.


And there shall be a hgreat cry throughout all the land of Egypt, such as there was none like it, nor shall be like it any more.


But against any of the children of Israel ishall not a dog move his tongue, against man or beast: that ye may know jhow that the LORD doth put a difference between the Egyptians and Israel.

i Jos. 10.21. Job5.16,23. Eze. 34.25. Ho. 2.18.
j ch. 8.22; 9.4. Mal. 3.18. Ps. 4.3; 91.1-10. Job5.15-23.

And all these kthy servants shall come down unto me, and bow down themselves unto me, saying, Get thee out, and all the people that 2follow thee: and after that I will go out. And he went out from Pharaoh in a 3great anger.


And the LORD said unto Moses, lPharaoh shall not hearken unto you; that my wonders may be multiplied in the land of Egypt.


And Moses and Aaron did all these wonders before Pharaoh: and the LORD mhardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land.