Of course, it doesn’t “rain” frogs or fish in the sense that it rains water – no one has ever seen frogs or fish vaporize into the air before a rainfall. ‣ So they piled them in heaps, and the land became foul. I Here's a scientific take on what might have caused those deadly "miracles." But if you refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite your whole territory with frogs. 3 So the river shall bring forth frogs abundantly, which shall go up and come into your house, into your bedroom, on your bed, into the houses of your servants, on your people, into your ovens, and into your kneading bowls. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”. If you refuse to release them, I’m warning you, I’ll hit the whole country with frogs. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Moses said to Pharaoh, "The honor is yours to tell me: when shall I entreat for you and your servants and your people, that the frogs be destroyed from you and your houses, that they may be left only in the Nile?" So Moses went out from Pharaoh and prayed to the Lord. He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. And I said: “Woe is me! I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. In the New Testament this word occurs only in Revelation 16:13, where it is referred to as a symbol of uncleanness. In the last 20 years, newspapers have found more opportunities than ever to write about frogs falling from the sky. ‣ One of its heads seemed to have a mortal wound, but its mortal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled as they followed the beast. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm earth and sea, saying, “Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads.” And I heard the number of the sealed, 144,000, sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel: 12,000 from the tribe of Judah were sealed, 12,000 from the tribe of Reuben, 12,000 from the tribe of Gad, ... And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the Lord; my strength is exalted in the Lord. So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and harmful and painful sores came upon the people who bore the mark of the beast and worshiped its image. The Nile shall swarm with frogs that shall come up into your house and into your bedroom and on your bed and into the houses of your servants and your people, and into your ovens and your kneading bowls. N John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. Cite this page: Editor: Stephen Smith. The Plagues of Egypt (Hebrew: מכות מצרים, Makot Mitzrayim), in the story of the book of Exodus, are ten disasters inflicted on Egypt by the God of Israel in order to force the Pharaoh to allow the Israelites to depart from slavery; they serve as "signs and marvels" given by God to answer Pharaoh's taunt that he does not know Yahweh: "The Egyptians shall know that I am the L ORD ". And the Lord said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and stretch out your hand over the waters of Egypt, over their rivers, their canals, and their ponds, and all their pools of water, so that they may become blood, and there shall be blood throughout all the land of Egypt, even in vessels of wood and in vessels of stone.’”. So they piled them in heaps, and the land became foul. The frogs shall come up on you and on your people and on all your servants.”’” And the Lord said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Stretch out your hand with your staff over the rivers, over the canals and over the pools, and make frogs come up on the land of Egypt!’” So Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs came up and covered the land of Egypt. But which ones are to go?”. They did not repent and give him glory. The frogs shall go away from you and your houses and your servants and your people. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. For nothing will be impossible with God.”. Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Stretch out your hand with your staff over the rivers, over the streams and over the pools, and make frogs come up on the land of Egypt.'" He restores my soul. We're pollutting ourselves, we're killing ourselves, and the frogs are telling us so, because they're all getting sick and deformed. But on that day I will set apart the land of Goshen, where my people dwell, so that no swarms of flies shall be there, that you may know that I am the Lord in the midst of the earth. A rain of animals is a rare meteorological phenomenon in which flightless animals fall from the sky. Exodus 8 The Message (MSG) Strike Two: Frogs. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. A student recently asked me why the Bible seems to have so many plagues in it and what all these plagues are for. I do not know the Lord, and moreover, I will not let Israel go.”. “There are no such frogs here,” said Stevan Stevanovic, a witness to the event. The magicians did the same with their secret arts, making frogs come up on the land of Egypt. The magicians did the same with their secret arts, making frogs come up on the land of Egypt. W So the frogs will come up on you and your people and all your servants.”’”. 12,000 from the tribe of Zebulun, 12,000 from the tribe of Joseph, 12,000 from the tribe of Benjamin were sealed. Blog, A Then the LORD said to Moses, "Say to Aaron, 'Stretch out your hand with your staff over the rivers, over the streams and over the pools, and make frogs come up on the land of Egypt.'" M For this time I will send all my plagues on you yourself, and on your servants and your people, so that you may know that there is none like me in all the earth. The Nile shall swarm with frogs that shall come up into your house and into your bedroom and on your bed and into the houses of your servants and your people, and into your ovens and your kneading bowls.