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Exodus 10:1-13:16

Teachings from the primary text of Kabbala, "The Book of Shining Light"
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Roch Socorro, NM via January 12, 2016

Bo Questions as to why the ovens are to be fired and not cold at this time. Troughs of dough near oven and rising? This gives time and the very great number of frogs--the plagues were serious, it was a deluge of frogs, not just a few. Frogs have a rather thin skin, breaks and bleed rather easily, so it was probably leaving blood many places and messy. In ovens and troughs means they were everwhere and not easily moved, cleaned, out or escaped from. They probably made a lot of noise and often got stepped on. Frogs plague used the five human sensory organs fully, increasing awareness and burden. Reply

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