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Plague of Locusts Returns to Egypt

Locusts, 10 Plagues, Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Bible, Passover, agriculture,
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A return of the plague of locusts in southeast Egypt is on the radar of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), following recent heavy rainfall.

In case anyone forgot his Bible, the ancient plague of locusts followed the plague of hail, a “coincidence” that helps those who try to find natural reasons for God’s actions.

The country’s Ministry of Agriculture last month sprayed pesticides on 27,000 acres of land to chase away locusts, but the pests far outnumber the enemy spray.

Egypt’s official Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported that huge swarms of locusts already have arrived in several areas, ready to feast on local crops. The numbers of locusts have increased, especially along the Red Sea coast between Egypt and Sudan.

The Egyptian Ahram website noted that eight years ago, Egypt suffered the most serious locust plague in recent history. More than one-third of the nation’s crops were damaged by the locusts, which gobble up anything that is green and make an horrendous noise.

The Muslim Brotherhood might want to note that after the hail and locusts, ancient Egypt was struck with the plague of darkness, which, figuratively speaking, already has distressed Egypt ever since the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood if not long before.

The next plague in line is the death of the first-born. And Passover is right around the corner.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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13 Responses to “Plague of Locusts Returns to Egypt”

  1. Interesting parallel;- "Have you gone into the storehouses for snow, orseen the storehouses for hail, which I save for times of trouble, for days of battle and war?" Job 38 :22-23 cjb.

  2. Interesting parallel;- "Have you gone into the storehouses for snow, orseen the storehouses for hail, which I save for times of trouble, for days of battle and war?" Job 38 :22-23 cjb.

  3. Lett them stay there leider Locust fly.

  4. Kande Cannon says:

    Jesus will soon return! Repent and turn from sin!

  5. April Jessica Taylor says:

    In that day the Egyptians will be like women. They will shudder with fear at the uplifted hand that the LORD Almighty raises against them.
    Isaiah 19:16,
    It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.
    Hebrews 10:31

  6. Shlomo Silverman says:

    History DOES repeat itself.. pay attention, folks.

  7. April Jessica Taylor says:

    You will sow much seed in the field but you will harvest little, because locusts will devour it. Deuteromy 28:38 He gave their crops to the grasshopper, their produce to the locust.

  8. April Jessica Taylor says:

    God is history, God wrote hiistory God controlled all of history.
    To obey is better than sacrifice. 1 Samuel 15:22

  9. April Jessica Taylor says:

    The LORD made an east wind blow across the land all that day and all that night. By morning the wind had brought the locusts they invaded all Egypt and settled down in every area of the country in great numbers. He spoke, and the locusts came, grasshoppers without number
    Exodus 10:13, Exodus 10:14, Psalm 105:34

  10. April Jessica Taylor says:

    They covered all the ground until it was black. They devoured all that was left. Nothing green remained on tree or plant in all the land of Egypt. Exodus 10:15 They ate up every green thing in their land, ate up the produce of their soil. Psalm 105:35

  11. April Jessica Taylor says:

    That which the cutting locust has left has the swarming locust eaten. That which the swarming locust has left has the crawling locust eaten. That which the crawling locust has left has the consuming locust eaten. Joel 1:4

  12. Ike Byrd III says:

    Stop scaring people.

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