Exodus 5:6
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
6680 [e]וַיְצַ֥ו
way-ṣaw
So commandedConj-w | V-Piel-ConsecImperf-3ms
6547 [e]פַּרְעֹ֖ה
par-‘ōh
PharaohN-proper-ms
3117 [e]בַּיּ֣וֹם
bay-yō-wm
dayPrep-b, Art | N-ms
1931 [e]הַה֑וּא
ha-hū;
thatArt | Pro-3ms
853 [e]אֶת־
’eṯ-
-DirObjM
5065 [e]הַנֹּגְשִׂ֣ים
han-nō-ḡə-śîm
the taskmastersArt | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
5971 [e]בָּעָ֔ם
bā-‘ām,
of the peoplePrep-b, Art | N-ms
853 [e]וְאֶת־
wə-’eṯ-
andConj-w | DirObjM
7860 [e]שֹׁטְרָ֖יו
šō-ṭə-rāw
their officersN-mpc | 3ms
559 [e]לֵאמֹֽר׃
lê-mōr.
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf









Hebrew Texts
שמות 5:6 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְצַ֥ו פַּרְעֹ֖ה בַּיֹּ֣ום הַה֑וּא אֶת־הַנֹּגְשִׂ֣ים בָּעָ֔ם וְאֶת־שֹׁטְרָ֖יו לֵאמֹֽר׃

שמות 5:6 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויצו פרעה ביום ההוא את־הנגשים בעם ואת־שטריו לאמר׃

שמות 5:6 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויצו פרעה ביום ההוא את־הנגשים בעם ואת־שטריו לאמר׃

שמות 5:6 Hebrew Bible
ויצו פרעה ביום ההוא את הנגשים בעם ואת שטריו לאמר׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So the same day Pharaoh commanded the taskmasters over the people and their foremen, saying,

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
That day Pharaoh commanded the overseers of the people as well as their foremen: "
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

taskmasters. oppressors. These taskmasters were Egyptians, but the officers were Hebrews.

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officers. {Shoterim,} from the Arabic {saytara,} to overlook, superintend, seems to denote, as {musaytar} in Arabic also does, overseers, superintendents. They may have been somewhat like the chiefs of trades, who are found in every city in the East; where every trade has a head, who is entrusted with authority over them, and is in some measure answerable for them to Government.

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