מכת ארבה

We are learning about מכת ארבה. This plague is the plague of locust; the locust destroy all of the crops and trees in the שדה. Before this plague העובדים של פרעה actually tell פרעה to let the Jews go, but פרעה says no. משה starts this plague by lifting his מטה in the air and ה׳ brings the ארבה on a burst of רוח. Why did the ארבה come on a burst of רוח and not from eggs? Why didn’t they just hatch from eggs? If you have an idea please comment. Most פרשנים believe that this plague lasted about a week but nobody knows how long the plagues lasted except for מכת דם. How long do you think מכת ארבה lasted? פרעה’s heart hardened yet again; does nobody besides me think that it is creepy that פרעה hasn’t died yet. I mean if I was ה׳ I would have killed פרעה a long time ago. I think that ה׳ was trying to give פרעה opportunities to let the Jews go, but פרעה just wouldn’t listen. פרעה is as stubborn as a mule.

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