hebrew
1)

Seeing as the object of the plague was to strike the Egyptians' god, what is the significance of the fact that the fish died?

1.

Seforno: To demonstrate that the water did not just resemble blood, but that it actually turned into blood. 1

2.

In order to denigrate their god still further by making the water putrid. 2


1

Something that the Egyptians were incapable of doing. Refer to 7:12:1:2* & refer to 7:23:1:3*.

2

And to render the water totally undrinkable (as the Pasuk goes on to say).

2)

What does "Venil'u ... " mean?

1.

Rashi: It means that the Egyptians will try to find a remedy to cure the water.

2.

Seforno: They will attempt to find water by digging around the Nile.

3.

Rashbam: Refer to Bereishis 19:11:1:1.

4.

Targum Yonasan: Refer to Bereishis, 19:11:1:2.

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