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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 through the land of Egypt in the same night, and I will attack all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both of humans and of animals, and on all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment. I am the Lord.
Moses said, "Thus says the Lord: 'About midnight I will go throughout Egypt,
When Pharaoh stubbornly refused to release us, the Lord killed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of people to the firstborn of animals. That is why I am sacrificing to the Lord the first male offspring of every womb, but all my firstborn sons I redeem.'
In a moment they die, in the middle of the night, people are shaken and they pass away. The mighty are removed effortlessly.
1 Thessalonians 5:2
For you know quite well that the day of the Lord will come in the same way as a thief in the night.
The lord smote
because all the firstborn are mine. When I destroyed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I set apart for myself all the firstborn in Israel, both man and beast. They belong to me. I am the Lord."
For all the firstborn males among the Israelites are mine, both humans and animals; when I destroyed all the firstborn in the land of Egypt I set them apart for myself.
Now the Egyptians were burying all their firstborn, whom the Lord had killed among them; the Lord also executed judgments on their gods.
He struck down all the firstborn in Egypt, the firstfruits of their reproductive power in the tents of Ham.
He struck down all the firstborn in their land, the firstfruits of their reproductive power.
He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, including both men and animals.
to the one who struck down the firstborn of Egypt, for his loyal love endures,
By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of the blood, so that the one who destroyed the firstborn would not touch them.
and congregation of the firstborn, who are enrolled in heaven, and to God, the judge of all, and to the spirits of the righteous, who have been made perfect,
The first-born of pharaoh
and I said to you, 'Let my son go that he may serve me,' but since you have refused to let him go, I will surely kill your son, your firstborn!"'"
and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt will die, from the firstborn son of Pharaoh who sits on his throne, to the firstborn son of the slave girl who is at her hand mill, and all the firstborn of the cattle.
They will be imprisoned in a pit, locked up in a prison, and after staying there for a long time, they will be punished.
The one who suffers will soon be released; he will not die in prison, he will not go hungry.
So the officials took Jeremiah and put him in the cistern of Malkijah, one of the royal princes, that was in the courtyard of the guardhouse. There was no water in the cistern, only mud. So when they lowered Jeremiah into the cistern with ropes he sank in the mud.
Moreover, as for you, because of our covenant relationship secured with blood, I will release your prisoners from the waterless pit.