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And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.
And he said, Cast it on the ground. And he cast it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from before it.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand:
That they may believe that the LORD God of their fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath appeared unto thee.
And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

4:4 became a rod. The rod which was transmuted into a serpent, and then again into a rod, was Moses’ shepherd’s crook. Both events were miracles–the first a creative miracle, generating life in non-living materials (a phenomenon which evolutionists believe could be accomplished naturalistically if enough time were available), the second a providential miracle, accelerating the natural process whereby a living organism becomes inanimate through death and ossification.

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