New Living Translation
The Israelite foremen could see that they were in serious trouble when they were told, "You must not reduce the number of bricks you make each day."
King James Bible
And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.
Darby Bible Translation
And the officers of the children of Israel saw that it stood ill with them, because it was said, Ye shall not diminish anything from your bricks, the daily work.
World English Bible
The officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in trouble, when it was said, "You shall not diminish anything from your daily quota of bricks!"
Young's Literal Translation
And the authorities of the sons of Israel see them in affliction, saying, 'Ye do not diminish from your bricks; the matter of a day in its day.'
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CommentaryExodus 5:19 Parallel Commentaries
But still require them to make the same number of bricks as before. Don't reduce the quota. They are lazy. That's why they are crying out, 'Let us go and offer sacrifices to our God.'
Now get back to work! No straw will be given to you, but you must still produce the full quota of bricks."
As they left Pharaoh's court, they confronted Moses and Aaron, who were waiting outside for them.
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