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 7:1
 7:2
 7:3
7:1 God said to Moses, 'Observe! I will be making you like a god to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron will be your prophet.
Vayomer Adonay el-Moshe re'eh netaticha Elohim le-Far'oh ve'Aharon achicha yihyeh nevi'echa.
7:2 You must announce all that I order you to, and your brother Aaron will relate it to Pharaoh. He will then let the Israelites leave his land.
Atah tedaber et kol-asher atsaveka ve'Aharon achicha yedaber el-Par'oh veshilach et-beney-Yisra'el me'artso.
7:3 'I will make Pharaoh obstinate, and will thus have the opportunity to display many miraculous signs and wonders in Egypt.
Va'ani aksheh et-lev Par'oh vehirbeyti et-ototay ve'et moftay be'erets Mitsrayim.



Commentary:

like a god
  (Targum Yonathan; Baaley Tosafoth). Or, 'a judge' (Rashi); 'a master' (Onkelos); 'like an angel' (Ibn Ezra). The word Elohim used here has all these connotations. See Exodus 4:16.

prophet
  Or 'spokesman' (Targum). See Exodus 4:16.

announce
  (Rashi). Or, 'tell [Aaron]' (Targum Yonathan; Ibn Ezra).

make....obstinate
  Literally, 'harden Pharaoh's heart' (Exodus 4:21).





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