14 or this time I will send the full force of my plagues against you and against your officials and your people, so you may know(A) that there is no one like(B) me in all the earth. 15 For by now I could have stretched out my hand and struck you and your people(C) with a plague that would have wiped you off the earth. 16 But I have raised you up[a] for this very purpose,(D) that I might show you my power(E) and that my name might be proclaimed in all the earth. 17 You still set yourself against my people and will not let them go. 18 Therefore, at this time tomorrow I will send the worst hailstorm(F) that has ever fallen on Egypt, from the day it was founded till now.(G) 19 Give an order now to bring your livestock and everything you have in the field to a place of shelter, because the hail will fall on every person and animal that has not been brought in and is still out in the field, and they will die.’”

20 Those officials of Pharaoh who feared(H) the word of the Lord hurried to bring their slaves and their livestock inside. 21 But those who ignored(I) the word of the Lord left their slaves and livestock in the field.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 9:16 Or have spared you