Psalm 78:45
New International Version
He sent swarms of flies that devoured them, and frogs that devastated them.

New Living Translation
He sent vast swarms of flies to consume them and hordes of frogs to ruin them.

English Standard Version
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them, and frogs, which destroyed them.

Berean Study Bible
He sent swarms of flies that devoured them, and frogs that devastated them.

New American Standard Bible
He sent among them swarms of flies which devoured them, And frogs which destroyed them.

King James Bible
He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

Christian Standard Bible
He sent among them swarms of flies, which fed on them, and frogs, which devastated them.

Contemporary English Version
He sent swarms of flies to pester the Egyptians, and he sent frogs to cause them trouble.

Good News Translation
He sent flies among them, that tormented them, and frogs that ruined their land.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He sent among them swarms of flies, which fed on them, and frogs, which devastated them.

International Standard Version
He sent swarms of insects to bite them and frogs to destroy them.

NET Bible
He sent swarms of biting insects against them, as well as frogs that overran their land.

New Heart English Bible
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He sent swarms of insects against them and consumed them, and frogs, and he destroyed them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He sent a swarm of flies that bit them and frogs that ruined them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them; And frogs, which destroyed them.

New American Standard 1977
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them, And frogs which destroyed them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He sent swarms of flies among them, which devoured them, and frogs, which destroyed them.

King James 2000 Bible
He sent swarms of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

American King James Version
He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

American Standard Version
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them; And frogs, which destroyed them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He sent against them the dog-fly, and it devoured them; and the frog, and it spoiled them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He sent amongst them divers sores of flies, which devoured them: and frogs which destroyed them.

Darby Bible Translation
He sent dog-flies among them, which devoured them, and frogs, which destroyed them;

English Revised Version
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

Webster's Bible Translation
He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

World English Bible
He sent among them swarms of flies, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

Young's Literal Translation
He sendeth among them the beetle, and it consumeth them, And the frog, and it destroyeth them,
Study Bible
I Will Open My Mouth in Parables
44He turned their rivers to blood, and from their streams they could not drink. 45He sent swarms of flies that devoured them, and frogs that devastated them. 46He gave their crops to the grasshopper, the fruit of their labor to the locust.…
Cross References
Exodus 8:6
So Aaron stretched out his hand over the waters of Egypt, and the frogs came up and covered the land of Egypt.

Exodus 8:21
But if you will not let My people go, I will send swarms of flies upon you and your officials and your people and your houses. The houses of the Egyptians and even the ground where they stand will be full of flies.

Exodus 8:24
And the LORD did so. Thick swarms of flies poured into Pharaoh's palace and into the houses of his officials. Throughout Egypt the land was ruined by swarms of flies.

Psalm 105:30
Their land teemed with frogs, even in their royal chambers.

Psalm 105:31
He spoke, and insects swarmed--gnats throughout their country.

Treasury of Scripture

He sent divers sorts of flies among them, which devoured them; and frogs, which destroyed them.

sent

Psalm 105:31
He spake, and there came divers sorts of flies, and lice in all their coasts.

Exodus 8:21-24
Else, if thou wilt not let my people go, behold, I will send swarms of flies upon thee, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people, and into thy houses: and the houses of the Egyptians shall be full of swarms of flies, and also the ground whereon they are

frogs

Psalm 105:30
Their land brought forth frogs in abundance, in the chambers of their kings.

Exodus 8:2-15
And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs: …

Revelation 16:3
And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.







Lexicon
He sent
יְשַׁלַּ֬ח (yə·šal·laḥ)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

swarms of flies
עָ֭רֹב (‘ā·rōḇ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6157: Probably a swarm

that devoured them,
וַיֹּאכְלֵ֑ם (way·yō·ḵə·lêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 398: To eat

and frogs
וּ֝צְפַרְדֵּ֗עַ (ū·ṣə·p̄ar·dê·a‘)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6854: A marsh-leaper, frog

that devastated them.
וַתַּשְׁחִיתֵֽם׃ (wat·taš·ḥî·ṯêm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7843: Perhaps to go to ruin
(45) Divers sorts of flies.--Better, simply flies. See Note Exodus 8:21.

Frogs.--See Exodus 8:2, and Bib. Ed., iv. 145.

Verse 45. - He sent divers sorts of flies among them (see Exodus 8:24). A particular sort of fly or beetle is meant, rather than many different sorts. Dr. Kay and Professor Cheyne suggest "dog flies" - Canon Cook, the Blatta Orientalis. Which devoured them; i.e. "preyed upon them," sucking out their life blood. And frogs, which destroyed them (see Exodus 8:6). The poet, not being an historian, does not give the plagues in their chronological order, neither regards himself as bound to mention all of them. He omits the third, and reverses the order of the second and fourth. 78:40-55. Let not those that receive mercy from God, be thereby made bold to sin, for the mercies they receive will hasten its punishment; yet let not those who are under Divine rebukes for sin, be discouraged from repentance. The Holy One of Israel will do what is most for his own glory, and what is most for their good. Their forgetting former favours, led them to limit God for the future. God made his own people to go forth like sheep; and guided them in the wilderness, as a shepherd his flock, with all care and tenderness. Thus the true Joshua, even Jesus, brings his church out of the wilderness; but no earthly Canaan, no worldly advantages, should make us forget that the church is in the wilderness while in this world, and that there remaineth a far more glorious rest for the people of God.
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