God's Justice In Action

The Meaning Behind The Tenth Plague Of Egypt

Rabbi David Fohrman
Rabbi David Fohrman


After God tells Moses about the last plague before the Exodus, He makes a series of odd statements before actually performing the plague of death on all the firstborns in Egypt. Why? What was different about the tenth plague?

In this video, Rabbi Fohrman argues that before unleashing the final plague on Egypt, God was making a fundamental argument about the ultimate nature of justice.