0 Why did God harden the Pharaoh's heart?

How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy lies? Jeremiah 23:26

Trivia: According to Jeremiah 31, who is God's firstborn son?

Why did God harden the Pharaoh's heart?


So that he wouldn't let the Israelites go.

The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go. Exodus 10:20
The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land. Exodus 11:10
He also did it to show off his signs and wonders.
And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him. Exodus 10:20
To let the Egyptians know that he is the Lord.
And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow after them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD. Exodus 14:4
I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour. Exodus 14:18
I will harden his heart, that he shall not let the people go. Exodus 4:21 The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go. Exodus 10:20 The LORD hardened Pharaoh's heart, so that he would not let the children of Israel go out of his land. Exodus 11:10
And the LORD said unto Moses, Go in unto Pharaoh: for I have hardened his heart, and the heart of his servants, that I might shew these my signs before him. Exodus 10:20
And I will harden Pharaoh's heart, that he shall follow after them; and I will be honoured upon Pharaoh, and upon all his host; that the Egyptians may know that I am the LORD. Exodus 14:4
I will harden the hearts of the Egyptians, and they shall follow them: and I will get me honour. Exodus 14:18

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