New American Standard Bible
He smote the firstborn of Egypt, Both of man and beast.
King James Bible
Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast.
Darby Bible Translation
Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast;
World English Bible
Who struck the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and animal;
Young's Literal Translation
Who smote the first-born of Egypt, From man unto beast.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who smote the firstborn of Egypt - As the last and the greatest of the plagues brought upon the Egyptians; the chief and crowning judgment under which they were made willing that the children of Israel should go, and which was in fact the judgment which secured their freedom. This is selected here evidently for this reason, instead of recounting all the plagues which were brought upon the Egyptians.
Both of man and beast - Exodus 11:5. Margin, as in Hebrew, From man unto beast. That is, including both; smiting both.
LibraryExcursus on the Present Teaching of the Latin and Greek Churches on the Subject.
To set forth the present teaching of the Latin Church upon the subject of images and the cultus which is due them, I cite the decree of the Council of Trent and a passage from the Catechism set forth by the authority of the same synod. (Conc. Trid., Sess. xxv. December 3d and 4th, 1563. [Buckley's Trans.]) The holy synod enjoins on all bishops, and others sustaining the office and charge of teaching that, according to the usage of the Catholic and Apostolic Church received from the primitive times …
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Introduction. Chapter i. --The Life and Writings of St. Hilary of Poitiers.
"So I said to you, 'Let My son go that he may serve Me'; but you have refused to let him go. Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn."'"
and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of the Pharaoh who sits on his throne, even to the firstborn of the slave girl who is behind the millstones; all the firstborn of the cattle as well.
'For I will go through the land of Egypt on that night, and will strike down all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgments-- I am the LORD.
Now it came about at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.
And smote all the firstborn in Egypt, The first issue of their virility in the tents of Ham.
He also struck down all the firstborn in their land, The first fruits of all their vigor.
To Him who smote the Egyptians in their firstborn, For His lovingkindness is everlasting,
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