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Parasha Thoughts By Rabbi Yosef Shemtov The Almighty brought 10 makot (strikes) upon Paroh King of Egypt through Moshe Rabenu to let the Jews go out of Egypt. It is interesting to note that before each set of strikes different words are used. For example, for the first three it says, “I will bring all these strikes so that you should know that I am G-d.” For the second three it says, “that you should know I am G-d who is in the midst of the land.” For the third set it says, “that you should know that there’s no other G-d like me.” Malbim explains that in the beginning Paroh thought there was no G-d.Hashem proved to him there…

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Parashat Vaera