Exodus 5:14
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New Living Translation
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.

King James Bible
And the officers of the children of Israel, which Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, Wherefore have ye not fulfilled your task in making brick both yesterday and to day, as heretofore?

Darby Bible Translation
And the officers of the children of Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and it was said, Why have ye not fulfilled your task in making brick, both yesterday and to-day, as heretofore?

World English Bible
The officers of the children of Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and demanded, "Why haven't you fulfilled your quota both yesterday and today, in making brick as before?"

Young's Literal Translation
And the authorities of the sons of Israel, whom the exactors of Pharaoh have placed over them, are beaten, saying, 'Wherefore have ye not completed your portion in making brick as heretofore, both yesterday and to-day?'

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

5:14 In thy own people - For if they had given us straw, we should have fulfilled our task.

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

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 5:15
So the Israelite foremen went to Pharaoh and pleaded with him. "Please don't treat your servants like this," they begged.

Isaiah 10:24
So this is what the Lord, the LORD of Heaven's Armies, says: "O my people in Zion, do not be afraid of the Assyrians when they oppress you with rod and club as the Egyptians did long ago.

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