Exodus 5:11
New International Version
Go and get your own straw wherever you can find it, but your work will not be reduced at all.’”

New Living Translation
Go and get it yourselves. Find it wherever you can. But you must produce just as many bricks as before!”

English Standard Version
Go and get your straw yourselves wherever you can find it, but your work will not be reduced in the least.’”

Berean Study Bible
Go and get your own straw wherever you can find it; but your workload will in no way be reduced.’ ”

King James Bible
Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.

New King James Version
Go, get yourselves straw where you can find it; yet none of your work will be reduced.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
You go, get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it; but none of your labor will be reduced.’”

NASB 1995
You go and get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it, but none of your labor will be reduced.’”

NASB 1977
‘You go and get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it; but none of your labor will be reduced.’”

Amplified Bible
Go, get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it, but your work [quota] will not be reduced in the least.’”

Christian Standard Bible
Go get straw yourselves wherever you can find it, but there will be no reduction at all in your workload.’ ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Go get straw yourselves wherever you can find it, but there will be no reduction at all in your workload.’”

American Standard Version
Go yourselves, get you straw where ye can find it: for nought of your work shall be diminished.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You go take yourselves straw from where you can and let not a thing be reduced from your work.’”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Go ye, yourselves, get for yourselves straw whencesoever ye can find it, for nothing is diminished from your rate.

Contemporary English Version
Go and find your own straw wherever you can, but you must still make as many bricks as before."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Go, and gather it where you can find it: neither shall any thing of your work be diminished.

English Revised Version
Go yourselves, get you straw where ye can find it: for nought of your work shall be diminished.

Good News Translation
He says that you must go and get it for yourselves wherever you can find it, but you must still make the same number of bricks."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Get your own straw wherever you can find it, but your work load will not be reduced one bit."

International Standard Version
Go get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it, but your work quotas won't be reduced at all.'"

JPS Tanakh 1917
Go yourselves, get you straw where ye can find it; for nought of your work shall be diminished.'

Literal Standard Version
you—go, take straw for yourselves where you can find [it], for there is nothing diminished of your service.”

NET Bible
You go get straw for yourselves wherever you can find it, because there will be no reduction at all in your workload.'"

New Heart English Bible
Go yourselves, get straw where you can find it, for nothing of your work shall be diminished.'"

World English Bible
Go yourselves, get straw where you can find it, for nothing of your work shall be diminished.'"

Young's Literal Translation
ye -- go ye, take for yourselves straw where ye find it, for there is nothing of your service diminished.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Bricks and Straw
10So the taskmasters and foremen of the people went out and said to them, “This is what Pharaoh says: ‘I am no longer giving you straw. 11 Go and get your own straw wherever you can find it; but your workload will in no way be reduced.’” 12So the people scattered all over the land of Egypt to gather stubble for straw.…

Cross References
Exodus 5:10
So the taskmasters and foremen of the people went out and said to them, "This is what Pharaoh says: 'I am no longer giving you straw.

Exodus 5:12
So the people scattered all over the land of Egypt to gather stubble for straw.


Treasury of Scripture

Go you, get you straw where you can find it: yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.

not ought

Exodus 5:13,14
And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw…









Verse 11. - Get you straw where ye can find it. Straw was not valued in Egypt. Reaping was effected either by gathering the ears, or by cutting the stalks of the corn at a short distance below the heads; and the straw was then left almost entirely upon the ground. Grass was so plentiful that it was not required for fodder, and there was no employment of it as litter in farmyards. Thus abundance of straw could be gathered in the cornfields after harvest; and as there were many harvests, some sort of straw was probably obtainable in the Delta at almost all seasons of the year. To collect it, however, and chop it small, as required in brickmaking, consumed much time, and left too little for the actual making of the bricks.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Go
לְכ֨וּ (lə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

and get
קְח֤וּ (qə·ḥū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 3947: To take

your own
לָכֶם֙ (lā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

straw
תֶּ֔בֶן (te·ḇen)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8401: Material, refuse haum, stalks of grain

wherever
מֵאֲשֶׁ֖ר (mê·’ă·šer)
Preposition-m | Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you can find it;
תִּמְצָ֑אוּ (tim·ṣā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

but
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

your workload
מֵעֲבֹדַתְכֶ֖ם (mê·‘ă·ḇō·ḏaṯ·ḵem)
Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5656: Work of any kind

will in no way
אֵ֥ין (’ên)
Adverb
Strong's 369: A non-entity, a negative particle

be reduced.’”
נִגְרָ֛ע (niḡ·rā‘)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1639: To scrape off, to shave, remove, lessen, withhold


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