The 10 Plagues

Haggadah Section: -- Ten Plagues

As each plague is said, some people dip their pinky in the wine (or grape juice.) We do this because we are happy for our freedom, but sad for the Egyptian's pain.

Hebrew

English

What

Why

דם

Blood

All of the Egyptian’s water turned to blood

The Egyptians forced the Jews to carry their water

צפרדע

Frogs

Frogs jumped all over Egypt, croaking loudly

The Egyptians screamed at the Jews non-stop

כינים

Lice

Every bit of dust turned to lice that would bother the Egyptians

The Egyptians made the Jews clean their dirty, dusy places

ערוב

Wild Beasts

Wild animals arrived and killed many of the Egyptians

The Egyptians amused themselves by making the Jews catch wild animals

דבר

Animal Sicknesses

All the animals that were left in the fields died

The Egyptians forced the Jews to care for their cattle

שחין

Boils

The Egyptians got painful boils all over their bodies

The Egyptians beat the Jews until they got boils and blisters

ברד

Hail

Hail made of both fire and ice damaged the Egyptians’ crops

The Jews had to plant the Egyptians crops

ארבה

Locusts

Big starving grasshoppers ate all the plants

The Jews also had to guard the fields, and prevent damage

חושך

Darkness

Egypt turned so dark that you could feel the darkness, and the Egyptians froze in place

The Egyptians threw the Jews into dark dungeons and pits

מכת

בכורות

Death of the First Born

The first borns of all the Egyptians- humans and animals- died

G-d loves the Jews like his first born, and the Egyptians hurt and killed the Jews


 


Source:  
Original

Inspired to create
your own Haggadah?

Make your own Haggadah and share with other Seder lovers around the world

Have an idea
for a clip?

People like you bring their creativity to Haggadot.com when they share their ideas in a clip

Support Us
with your donation

Help us build moments of meaning and connection through
home-based Jewish rituals.

OUR TOP CONTRIBUTORS

Esther Kustanowitz
4 Haggadahs38 Clips
contributor image
JQ International
1 Haggadah40 Clips
contributor image
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
5 Haggadahs109 Clips
contributor image
18Doors
1 Haggadah13 Clips
contributor image
JewishBoston
1 Haggadah78 Clips
contributor image
Truah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights
1 Haggadah36 Clips
contributor image
American Jewish World Service
1 Haggadah44 Clips
contributor image
JewBelong
3 Haggadahs57 Clips
contributor image
Repair the World
12 Clips
contributor image
HIAS
5 Haggadahs48 Clips
contributor image
Be'chol Lashon
2 Haggadahs27 Clips
contributor image
PJ Library
1 Haggadah17 Clips
contributor image
Jewish World Watch
3 Haggadahs42 Clips
contributor image
Secular Synagogue
10 Clips
contributor image
SVIVAH
1 Haggadah9 Clips
contributor image
The Blue Dove Foundation
12 Clips
contributor image
ReformJudaism.org
24 Clips
contributor image
Jewish Emergent Network
1 Haggadah22 Clips

Passover Guide

Hosting your first Passover Seder? Not sure what food to serve? Curious to
know more about the holiday? Explore our Passover 101 Guide for answers
to all of your questions.

Haggadot

Haggadot.com by Recustom, is a free resource for all backgrounds and experiences. Consider making a donation to help support the continuation of this free platform.

Copyright © 2024 Custom and Craft Jewish Rituals Inc, dba Recustom, dba Haggadot.com.
All Rights Reserved. 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. EIN: 82-4765805.