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hand of the Lord will be on the livestock in their field, on the horses, on the donkeys, on the
camels, on the cattle, and the sheep with a very severe pestilence”. (Ex, Ch. 9 V. 3). , : ,
. With an outstretched arm This is the sword as it says “And His drawn sword in His hand
stretched out over Jerusalem” ( Chron. Ch. 21 V. 16). : , ¯ ,
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. With great fearfulness. This refers to the revelation of the Divine Presence as it says
“Or has any god attempted to come and take for himself a nation from the midst of another
nation with trials, with signs and wonders and with war and a mighty hand an outstretched arm
with great fearfulness as the Lord your God did to you in Egypt before your eyes”
( Deut. Ch. 4. V. 34). 53 My Journey through the Haggadah by Yekutiel Atkins , : ,
. And with signs. This is the staff (of Moses') as it says “And this staff you shall take in
your hand and you will do signs with it”. (Ex. Ch. 4 V. 17). . : , And with wonders. This is the blood as it says, “I will do wonders in heaven and on earth
It is customary to dip the forefinger in the wine and shake off the drops when mentioning
'blood and fire and pillars of smoke' and the ten plagues and ‘d’tzach adash b’achav’ &qu...
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