New Living Translation
But Pharaoh shouted, "You're just lazy! Lazy! That's why you're saying, 'Let us go and offer sacrifices to the LORD.'
King James Bible
But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle: therefore ye say, Let us go and do sacrifice to the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Ye are idle, idle! therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice to Jehovah.
World English Bible
But he said, "You are idle! You are idle! Therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to Yahweh.'
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith, 'Remiss -- ye are remiss, therefore ye are saying, Let us go, let us sacrifice to Jehovah;
Exodus 5:17 Parallel
CommentaryExodus 5:17 Parallel Commentaries
But still require them to make the same number of bricks as before. Don't reduce the quota. They are lazy. That's why they are crying out, 'Let us go and offer sacrifices to our God.'
"We are given no straw, but the slave drivers still demand, 'Make bricks!' We are being beaten, but it isn't our fault! Your own people are to blame!"
Now get back to work! No straw will be given to you, but you must still produce the full quota of bricks."
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