28. "And it came to pass when Pharaoh had let the people go." It is written before, "And Pharaoh arose in the night, he and all his servants" (Shemot 12:30). Come and behold, recognize the supernal revenge that the Holy One, blessed be He, performed against Egypt. There were three deaths, one that related to the first born in Egypt, as they killed whoever was in their way; one that the Holy One, blessed be He, killed at midnight; and one when Pharaoh saw the death in his house, among his children and servants. He arose and emboldened himself and killed the ministers, the rulers, and all those who advised him to refuse TO SEND OUT the people, until the Torah bore witness against him. He arose actually at night, MEANING WITH THE JUDGMENTS OF THE NUKVA, THAT IS CALLED 'NIGHT.' As the night, WHICH IS THE NUKVA, slew the first born and took revenge, so did Pharaoh arise in the land of Egypt, slay and take revenge against his rulers, ministers, his appointees and all types of officers. This is the meaning of, "And Pharaoh arose in the night." He arose to kill and destroy.
29. The nature of a dog is that when you hit him with a stone, he goes and bites its neighbor. Pharaoh did likewise. Afterwards, he went out in the marketplaces and announced, "Rise up, and get you out from among my people" (Shemot 12:31) - you killed all the inhabitants of the city, you killed the rulers and ministers and all the members of my household. Hence, it is written, "And he called Moses and Aaron by night" (Ibid.). Since everything was caused by you, "And bless me also" (Ibid. 32), by not killing me. Afterwards, he himself accompanied them and took them out of the country. This is what is written, "And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go..."