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And it came to pass, that at midnight the LORD smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.
The lord smote
I will pass along, therefore, throughout the land of Egypt this night, and will smite every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from man even to beast, - and against all the gods of Egypt, will I execute judgments - I, Yahweh.
And Moses said, Thus saith Yahweh, - About midnight, am, I, going forth in the midst of Egypt;
And it came to pass when Pharaoh had shown himself too hardened to let us go, then did Yahweh slay every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of men even unto the firstborn of beasts. For this cause, am, I, sacrificing to Yahweh whatsoever is born first, of the males, and every firstborn of my sons, must I redeem.
In a moment, they die, even in the middle of the night, - A people are convulsed when they pass away, A mighty one is removed, without hand;
1 Thessalonians 5:2
For, ye yourselves, perfectly well know - that, the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so, cometh;
The lord smote
for, mine, is every firstborn, in the day when I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt, hallowed unto myself every firstborn in Israel, both of man and of beast, - mine, did they become, and belong unto me, Yahweh.
For mine, is every firstborn among the sons of Israel, among men and among beasts, - on the day when I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt, did I hallow them unto me.
when the Egyptians, were burying them whom Yahweh had smitten among them, every firstborn, - when, upon their gods, Yahweh had executed judgments,
So he smote, Every first-born in Egypt, The beginning of their strength, in the tents of Ham;
Then smote he every firstborn in their land, The beginning of all their strength;
Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man, and of beast;
To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
By faith, he hath kept the passover and the besmearing of the blood, lest, he that was destroying the first-born, should be touching them.
in high festival, - and unto an assembly of firstborn ones, enrolled in the heavens, - and unto God, judge of all, - and unto the spirits of righteous ones made perfect, -
The first-born of pharaoh
Therefore I say unto thee, Let my son go, that he may serve me, But if thou refuse to let him go, behold, I, am going to slay, thy son, thy firstborn.
then shall every firstborn in the land of Egypt die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who is sitting on his throne, unto the firstborn of the handmaid who is behind the two millstones, - and every firstborn of beasts;
And they shall be swept together in a crowd, fettered for a pit, And shall be lowered into a dungeon, - And, after many days, shall they be punished.
The captive hath hastened to be loosed, - That be might not die in the pit. Neither should, his bread, be cut off.
Then took they Jeremiah and cast him into the dungeon of Malchiah son of the king, which was in the guard-court, and they let Jeremiah down with ropes, - now, in the dungeon, was no water only mire, so Jeremiah sank in the mire.
As for thee also, - By the blood of thy covenant, have I sent forth thy prisoners out of a pit, wherein is no water.