And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth my hand on Egypt…
I. THAT THE WORST OF MEN WILL ONE DAY HAVE TO RECOGNIZE THE REALITY OF THE DIVINE EXISTENCE. "And the Egyptians shall know," etc.
1. Men of bad moral character shall know this.
2. Men of sceptical dispositions shall know this.
II. THAT THEY WILL BE BROUGHT TO A RECOGNITION OF THE DIVINE EXISTENCE BY SEVERE JUDGMENTS.
1. Some men will listen to the voice of reason. The Egyptians would not.
2. Such will learn the existence of God by judgment.
III. THAT THE EXISTENCE OF GOD IS A GUARANTEE FOR THE SAFETY OF THE GOOD. "And bring out," etc., from moral and temporal bondage into Canaan, of peace and quiet.
(J. S. Exell, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And the Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD, when I stretch forth mine hand upon Egypt, and bring out the children of Israel from among them.