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  1. Joel:

    It seems to me that what is going on here relates to the fact that the plagues came upon not only humans but also the “beasts”. Two thoughts:
    1. Egyptians worshipped cattle, sheep and goats. Their death is a kind of judgment.
    2. Egyptians held that the Pharaoh was a god. If the son of Pharaoh died it might have also represented a death of a god.



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