9:4 And the LORD shall a sever between the cattle of Israel
and the cattle of Egypt: and there shall nothing die of all
[that is] the children's of Israel.
(a) He will declare his heavenly judgment against his
enemies, and his favour toward his children.
9:7 And Pharaoh b sent, and, behold, there was not one of the
cattle of the Israelites dead. And the heart of Pharaoh was
hardened, and he did not let the people go.
(b) Into the land of Goshen, where the Israelites lived.
9:14 For I will at this time send all my plagues upon c thine
heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that
thou mayest know that [there is] none like me in all the
(c) So that your own conscience will condemn you of
ingratitude and malice.
9:16 And in very deed for this [cause] have I raised thee up,
for to shew [in] thee my power; and that my d name may be
declared throughout all the earth.
(d) That is, that all the world may magnify my power in
9:19 Send therefore now, [and] e gather thy cattle, and all
that thou hast in the field; [for upon] every man and beast
which shall be found in the field, and shall not be brought
home, the hail shall come down upon them, and they shall
(e) Here we see though God's wrath is kindled yet there is
a certain mercy shown even to his enemies.
9:21 And he that regarded not the f word of the LORD left his
servants and his cattle in the field.
(f) The word of the minister is called the word of God.
9:27 And Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said
unto them, I g have sinned this time: the LORD [is]
righteous, and I and my people [are] wicked.
(g) The wicked confess their sins to their condemnation,
but they cannot believe to obtain remission.
9:30 But as for thee and thy servants, h I know that ye will
not yet fear the LORD God.
(h) Meaning that when they have their request, they are
never better off, even though they make many fair
promises, in which we see the practices of the wicked.