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Exodus 8:3 "And the Nile will swarm with frogs, which will come up and go into your house and into your bedroom and on your bed, and into the houses of your servants and on your people, and into your ovens and into your kneading bowls.

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      3. bedchamber . . . bed--mats strewed on the floor as well as more sumptuous divans of the rich.
      ovens--holes made in the ground and the sides of which are plastered with mortar.
      kneading-troughs--Those used in Egypt were bowls of wicker or rush work. What must have been the state of the people when they could find no means of escape from the cold, damp touch and unsightly presence of the frogs, as they alighted on every article and vessel of food!


Questions Related to this Verse

Where in Scripture does it mention The plague of Frogs?

Where In Scripture Does It Talk About The Kneading-trough?

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Brief Summary: The LORD sends plagues of frogs, lice, and flies upon the Egyptians, Pharaoh says he will let Israel go to sacrifice, The plaque was stopped, Pharaoh hardens his heart.

1 Frogs are sent
8 Pharaoh asks Moses to entreat the Lord for their removal
12 Moses' prayer answered
16 The dust is turned into lice, which the magicians could not do
20 The swarms of flies
25 Pharaoh inclines to let the people go
32 but again is hardened.

Ancient Customs
thy borders
the river
abomination of the Egyptians

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Map of the Nile River
Map of the Nile River and Egypt (Click to Enlarge)

Painting of the Ancient Nile River by Roberts
Painting of the Ancient Nile River by Roberts

Ancient Topics
only ye shall not go very far away

Ancient People
God, Moses, Pharaoh, Aaron
children of Israel

thy borders
the land of Goshen
three days' journey into the wilderness

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The Exodus of the Hebrews

Mount Horeb

The Red Sea

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Exodus Resources

Moses and the Exodus
The Giving of the Law
The Tabernacle
The Wilderness Wanderings