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35 They ate all the vegetation in their land,
and devoured the crops of their fields.[a]
36 He struck down all the firstborn in their land,
the firstfruits of their reproductive power.[b]
37 He brought his people[c] out enriched[d] with silver and gold;
none of his tribes stumbled.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 105:35 tn Heb “the fruit of their ground.”
  2. Psalm 105:36 tn Heb “the beginning of all their strength,” that is, reproductive power (see Ps 78:51).sn Verses 28-36 recall the plagues in a different order than the one presented in Exodus: v. 28 (plague 9), v. 29 (plague 1), v. 30 (plague 2), v. 31a (plague 4), v. 31b (plague 3), vv. 32-33 (plague 7), vv. 34-35 (plague 8), v. 36 (plague 10). No reference is made in Ps 105 to plagues 5 and 6.
  3. Psalm 105:37 tn Heb “them”; the referent (the Lord’s people) has been supplied in the translation for clarity.
  4. Psalm 105:37 tn The word “enriched” is supplied in the translation for clarification and for stylistic reasons.

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