In the book of Exodus in the Bible, God told Moses to go back to Egypt to free the Israelites. He did and told the Pharaoh that if he didn't free them, God would do something about it.
God did, 10 times. Each act was a plague and in the end, the Pharoh relented. The plagues were:
  1. Water turning to blood
  2. Frogs
  3. Lice
  4. Flies - not where the Israelites lived
  5. Death of livestock - but not Israelite beasts
  6. Boils
  7. Hail storms
  8. Locusts
  9. Darkness - but not for the Israelites
  10. Death to all firstborn sons of both humans and cattle - except those who wiped the blood of lambs on both posts and the lintel of the door to the house they ate in.

The Plauges of Egypt
Book of Taliesin XXII

The Hebrews took upon the sons of Israel,
High in mind,
A joint number in succession.
They approached.
God kept vengeance
On the people of Pharaonus.
Ten plagues paining
Before their being drowned
In the bottomless sea.
The first plague, fish destroying
With unusual cold.
The second plague, frogs abundant,
They filled the rivers,
The houses and furniture,
And couches,
And closets of meat.
The third, gnats,
Bold and sharp, were arranged.
The fourth, a sharp watery humour
Strikes in the manner of winged insects.
Next were devoured
The fruits of the trees arid the field
By a crop of flies.
The fifth, murrain.
On all the children
Of the Egyptians,
Animals were destroyed.
With a heavy disease
They were all smitten.
The sixth, without deceit,
Sweating imposthumes,
The scars of ants.
The seventh, thunder,
Hail and fire,
And rain destructive.
Wind blasting the tops,
On leaves and shrubs.
The eighth, locusts,
Broad their ears,
Devouring flowers.
The ninth, prodigious
To be spoken of, terrible,
Like waves floating
Black darkness.
With a countenance gloomy.
Tenth, in the night
The greatest affliction
On the people of the tribes,
Christ Jesus, Christians, are prostrate
Until they are in shelter.
The six hundred warriors
Of the Hebrew soldiers.

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