ten plagues, the

ten plagues, the

inflicted upon Egypt when Pharaoh refuses to let the Israelites emigrate. [O.T.: Exodus 7-12]
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Its main plot is about Moses as well as the Burning Bush, Egypt's ten plagues, the Exodus from Egypt, the Crossing of the Red Sea and the Ten Commandments.