And Moses said, Thus said the LORD, About midnight will I go out into the middle of Egypt:…
It was to be. —
I. SOLEMN in its advent. "About midnight."
II. FATAL in its issue. "All the firstborn... shall die."
III. COMPREHENSIVE in its design. "From the firstborn of Pharaoh," etc.
IV. HEARTRENDING in its cry. "None like it."
V. DISCRIMINATING in its infliction. "The Lord doth put a difference," etc. Piety is the best protection against woe.
(J. S. Exell, M. A.)
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