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Exodus 9:32 But the wheat and the spelt were not ruined, for they [ripen] late.)

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      31, 32. the flax and the barley was smitten, &c.--The peculiarities that are mentioned in these cereal products arise from the climate and physical constitution of Egypt. In that country flax and barley are almost ripe when wheat and rye (spelt) are green. And hence the flax must have been "bolled"--that is, risen in stalk or podded in February, thus fixing the particular month when the event took place. Barley ripens about a month earlier than wheat. Flax and barley are generally ripe in March, wheat and rye (properly, spelt) in April.

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Brief Summary: The LORD destroys the cattle of the Egyptians but not of the Hebrews,  The plague of boils and blains upon the Egyptians, The plague of hail and fire upon the people of Pharaoh but not on the people of Israel.

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1 The murrain of beasts
8 The plague of boils and blains
13 The message about the hail
22 The plague of hail upon the Egyptians
27 Pharaoh asks Moses to entreat the Lord
35 But yet Pharaoh is hardened

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Ancient People
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Egypt
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