20 So Moses and Aaron did even as the Lord had commanded. And he lifted up [a](A)the staff and struck the water that was in the Nile, in the sight of Pharaoh and in the sight of his servants, and (B)all the water that was in the Nile was turned to blood. 21 The fish that were in the Nile died, and the Nile [b]became foul, so that the Egyptians could not drink water from the Nile. And the blood was through all the land of Egypt. 22 (C)But the [c]magicians of Egypt did [d]the same with their secret arts; and Pharaoh’s heart was [e]hardened, and he did not listen to them, as the Lord had said.

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  1. Exodus 7:20 Lit with the staff
  2. Exodus 7:21 I.e. had a bad smell
  3. Exodus 7:22 Or soothsayer priests
  4. Exodus 7:22 Lit thus
  5. Exodus 7:22 Lit strong

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