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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;
To him that smote Egypt in their firstborn, For, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness.
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 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.