The Ten Plagues of Egypt refer to ten disasters inflicted on Egypt by God after Pharaoh refuses to release the Israelites from slavery. They were intended as signs to answer Pharaoh’s taunt that he does not know God. The ten plagues listed in Exodus include (1) blood, (2) frogs, (3) lice or gnats, (4) flies, (5) livestock, (6) boils, (7) hail, (8) locusts, (9) darkness, and (10) death of firstborn.

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ten plagues of egypt