New Living Translation
Load them down with more work. Make them sweat! That will teach them to listen to lies!"
King James Bible
Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain words.
Darby Bible Translation
Let them put heavier labour on the men, that they may be taken up with it, and not regard vain words.
World English Bible
Let heavier work be laid on the men, that they may labor therein; and don't let them pay any attention to lying words."
Young's Literal Translation
let the service be heavy on the men, and let them work at it, and not be dazzled by lying words.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:9 Vain words - Those of Moses and Aaron.
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.'
So the slave drivers and foremen went out and told the people: "This is what Pharaoh says: I will not provide any more straw for you.
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