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Plagues of Egypt

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Plagues of Egypt

Sarajevo Haggadah, from Barcelona, c. 1350

The Plagues of Egypt (), also called the ten plagues () or the biblical plagues, were ten calamities that, according to the biblical Book of Exodus, the God of Israel inflicted upon Egypt to persuade the Pharaoh to release the ill-treated Israelites from slavery. Pharaoh capitulated after the tenth plague, triggering the Exodus of the Hebrew people. The plagues served t

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