Aaron’s staff becomes a serpent
Aaron’s staff became a serpent. Pharaoh’s magicians did the same thing with their staffs, but Aaron’s staff swallowed theirs.
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
SwallowIn the natural world, victor and victim are defined by one simple act: the victor eats, the victim is eaten. A leopard dramatically demonstrates her dominance when upon capturing an antelope, she drags it into her tree and leisurely dines. Most dramatic of all is when one creature unhinges its
Compton’s Encyclopedia
swallowThe San Juan Capistrano Mission in California has become famous for the behavior of the swallows that nest there. According to legend, the swallows fly off on St. John’s Day (October 23) and return “miraculously” to their mission nests on St. Joseph’s Day (March 19). Of course, this legend is
Key passages
Ex 7:8–13

And Yahweh said to Moses and to Aaron, saying, “When Pharaoh speaks to you, saying, ‘Do a wonder for yourselves,’ you will say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it before Pharaoh, and it will become a snake.’ ” And Moses and Aaron came …

See also
Ps 105:27; 2 Ti 3:8;
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Important Things
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