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Why did the Jews not Leave during the Plague of Darkness they Egyptians where standing still and could not see them Leave?

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1 - The time of redemption has not yet arrived.

2 - It was a much bigger miracle to leave when the Egyptians were watching, and could not stop them.

3 - The promise to Avraham Avinu of leaving with a Rechush Gadol had not been fulfilled yet.

4 - They were busy burying the Jews that died.

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