King James Version
Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.
Darby Bible Translation
go ye, get yourselves straw where ye may find it; but none 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.'
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Go ye, get you straw where ye can find it: yet not ought of your work shall be diminished.Exodus 5:11 Parallel Commentaries
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
And the taskmasters of the people went out, and their officers, and they spake to the people, saying, Thus saith Pharaoh, I will not give you straw.
So the people were scattered abroad throughout all the land of Egypt to gather stubble instead of straw.
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