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symbol of happiness, to remind us that our good fortune was at the expense of the Egyptians downfall
and we should not gloat over even our enemies punishment.
The Rabbis have connected these words with the ten Plagues that afflicted Egypt and were
the final reason that Pharaoh after the last plague, in terror and anguish sent the people away. They
have connected these five sayings to the ten Plagues in the following way. If we say a "MIGHTY
HAND", two words that indicates two Plagues, an OUTSTRETCHED ARM, another two words that
indicate two Plagues, with GREAT TERROR, two words another two Plagues, SIGNS, plural, at least
two, two Plagues and WONDERS, also plural, two Plagues, making ten in all. ..
Wild animals, Pestilence,
Slaying of the First Born. : ." " " Rabbi Yehuda composed a mnemonic, (using the first letter of the Hebrew names of
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