Joseph and his brothers finally reconcile. In retelling his own story, Joseph tells them that he has become a father to Pharoah.
Pharaoh promotes Joseph to second-in-command across all Egypt. Yet there is a problem. No one knows his name. He will need to get people’s attention.
Pharaoh’s magicians call the third plague work of the “finger of God”. Some take this as acknowledging God’s power. Rashbam reads it the other way around.
The Egyptians have endured seven plagues, and when threat of an eighth (locusts) reaches them, many of the leading advisers…