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According to the Old Testament story of Exodus, the 10 plagues of Egypt were a series of punishments that God visited on the Egyptians in response to the pharaoh's refusal to free the Hebrew slaves trapped in that nation... More »

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The first five plagues of Egypt, according to the Bible, were blood water, frogs, gnats, flies and the death of livestock. The last five plagues were boils, storms, locusts, darkness and the death of firstborns. More »

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The ten plagues of Egypt were blood, frogs, gnats and lice, flies, diseased livestock, boils, hail, locusts, darkness and the death of the firstborn. The plagues occurred when the pharaoh would not let the Israelites go ... More »

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The first five plagues of Egypt, according to the Bible, were blood water, frogs, gnats, flies and the death of livestock. The last five plagues were boils, storms, locusts, darkness and the death of firstborns. More »

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The ten plagues of Egypt were blood, frogs, gnats and lice, flies, diseased livestock, boils, hail, locusts, darkness and the death of the firstborn. The plagues occurred when the pharaoh would not let the Israelites go ... More »

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King Khufu's reign as the pharaoh of Egypt is estimated to have been between the years 2589 and 2566 B.C., but the years of his reign are debated by historians. His reign was during the Fourth Dynasty of ancient Egypt, w... More »

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Perhaps the most important contribution Khufu, the fourth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, made to Egypt and the world is the Great Pyramid of Giza. This ruler is sometimes referred to as Khnum Khufu or Cheops and is widely cre... More »

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