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 9:1
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 9:3
9:1 God told Moses to go to Pharaoh, and in the name of God, Lord of the Hebrews, say to him, 'Let My people leave and serve Me.
Vayomer Adonay el-Moshe bo el-Par'oh vedibarta elav koh amar Adonay Elohey ha'Ivrim shalach et-ami veya'avduni.
9:2 For if you refuse to let them leave, and continue holding them,
Ki im-ma'en atah leshale'ach ve'odecha machazik bam.
9:3 God's power will be directed against your livestock in the field. The horses, donkeys, camels, cattle and sheep [will die from] a very serious epidemic.
Hineh yad Adonay hoyah bemiknecha asher basadeh basusim bachamorim bagmalim babakar uvatson dever kaved me'od.



Commentary:

in the name of...
  Literally, 'and say to him, 'this is what God....' '

power
  Literally, 'hand.'





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