Exodus 5:6
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New Living Translation
That same day Pharaoh sent this order to the Egyptian slave drivers and the Israelite foremen:

King James Bible
And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying,

Darby Bible Translation
And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying,

World English Bible
The same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters of the people, and their officers, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
And Pharaoh commandeth, on that day, the exactors among the people and its authorities, saying,

Exodus 5:6 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

5:6 The task - masters, were Egyptians, the officers were Israelites employed under them.

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Exodus 1:11
So the Egyptians made the Israelites their slaves. They appointed brutal slave drivers over them, hoping to wear them down with crushing labor. They forced them to build the cities of Pithom and Rameses as supply centers for the king.

Exodus 3:7
Then the LORD told him, "I have certainly seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their cries of distress because of their harsh slave drivers. Yes, I am aware of their suffering.

Exodus 5:7
"Do not supply any more straw for making bricks. Make the people get it themselves!

Exodus 5:10
So the slave drivers and foremen went out and told the people: "This is what Pharaoh says: I will not provide any more straw for you.

Exodus 5:13
Meanwhile, the Egyptian slave drivers continued to push hard. "Meet your daily quota of bricks, just as you did when we provided you with straw!" they demanded.

Exodus 5:14
Then they whipped the Israelite foremen they had put in charge of the work crews. "Why haven't you met your quotas either yesterday or today?" they demanded.

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