Exodus 7:9

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Exodus 7

Law Analysis overview

9 “When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, ‘Perform a miracle!’ then you shall tell Aaron, ‘Take your rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, and it will become a serpent.’” Exodus 7:9WEB


The Command

This passage contains a positive command, with immediate relevance, directed toward Moses: "When Pharaoh shall speak unto you, saying, Show a wonder for you; then thou shalt say unto Aaron, Take thy rod, and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it become a serpent.".


This command is part of the Principles and Definitions. It is relevant to an understanding of the role of Prophecy, as God is sending Moses to act as prophet to Pharaoh and Egypt.


This command was fulfilled when Aaron and Moses spoke to Pharaoh and Israel in accordance with God's commands.

Notes on Interpretation/Application