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1)

Bearing in mind that Par'oh was speaking to Moshe and Aharon, why did he ask for forgiveness in the singular ("Sa")?

1.

Ramban: It was a sign of the deep respect that he 1 had for Moshe, 2 who was a god to him. 3


1

As well as the whole of Egypt - See later, Sh'mos 11:3 (Ramban).

2

Oznayim la'Torah: He nevertheless realized his mistake and ended in the plural "ve'Ha'atiru el Hashem.

3

Already in the previous Pasuk he placed Moshe and Aharon on a par with the Hashem, as he did again in this Pasuk; See Ramban. See also above, 7:1.

2)

Why did Pharaoh say "ha'Maves ha'Zeh"? He did not say so about the frogs, which entered their bodies and croaked!

1.

Moshav Zekenim: Some explain that the Arbeh ate their faces and gouged out their eyes. This is death! 1

2.

Refer to 10:16:1:3,4 & 5.


1

Refer to 10:16:1:2 and note.

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