New American Standard Bible
The taskmasters pressed them, saying, "Complete your work quota, your daily amount, just as when you had straw."
King James Bible
And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw.
Darby Bible Translation
And the taskmasters urged them, saying, Fulfil your labours, the daily work, as when there was straw.
World English Bible
The taskmasters were urgent saying, "Fulfill your work quota daily, as when there was straw!"
Young's Literal Translation
and the exactors are making haste, saying, 'Complete your works, the matter of a day in its day, as when there is straw.'
Exodus 5:13 Parallel
The book of Exodus--so named in the Greek version from the march of Israel out of Egypt--opens upon a scene of oppression very different from the prosperity and triumph in which Genesis had closed. Israel is being cruelly crushed by the new dynasty which has arisen in Egypt (i.) and the story of the book is the story of her redemption. Ultimately it is Israel's God that is her redeemer, but He operates largely by human means; and the first step is the preparation of a deliverer, Moses, whose parentage, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
So they appointed taskmasters over them to afflict them with hard labor. And they built for Pharaoh storage cities, Pithom and Raamses.
So the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters over the people and their foremen, saying,
So the people scattered through all the land of Egypt to gather stubble for straw.
Moreover, the foremen of the sons of Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten and were asked, "Why have you not completed your required amount either yesterday or today in making brick as previously?"
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