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When he set, in Egypt, his signs, And his wonders, in the plain of Zoan;
He set among them his threatening signs, And his wonders, in the land of Ham;
Do not slay them, lest my people forget, Cause them to wander by thy strength, and prostrate them, Thou our shield, O Lord!
Rebuke thou, The wild beast of the reeds, The herd of mighty oxen among the calves of the peoples - Each one bowing down with bars of silver, - Scatter thou the peoples, who in wars take delight.
Flash forth lightning, that thou mayest scatter them, Send out thine arrows, that thou mayest confound them:
Lo! Yahweh emptying the earth and laying it waste, - And he will overturn the face thereof, And scatter them who dwell therein.
Thy strong arm
But, I, know, that the king of Egypt will not suffer you to go, - not even by a firm hand.
Or did a god ever make trial of entering in to take unto him a nation out of the midst of a nation, by provings, by signs and by wonders and by fighting, and by a firm hand and by a stretched-out arm, and by great terrors, - according to all that Yahweh your God did for you in Egypt, before your eyes?