Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.
When you are looking after the Hebrew women in childbirth, if it is a son you are to put him to death; but if it is a daughter, she may go on living.
And the Lord said, Say to Aaron, Let the rod in your hand be stretched out over the waters of Egypt, and over the rivers and the streams and the pools, and over every stretch of water, so that they may be turned to blood; and there will be blood through all the land of Egypt, in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.
Their hearts were turned to hate against his people, so that they made secret designs against them.
For their feet are running after evil, and they are quick to take a man's life.
For they take no rest till they have done evil; their sleep is taken away if they have not been the cause of someone's fall.
Wrath is cruel, and angry feeling an overflowing stream; but who does not give way before envy?
He, having evil designs against our nation, was cruel to our fathers, and they were forced to put out their young children, so that they might not go on living.
And the third let what was in his vessel come out into the rivers and the fountains of water; and they became blood.