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Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.

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To afflict

Exodus 3:7
And LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
Exodus 5:15
Then the officers of the sons of Israel came and cried to Pharaoh, saying, Why do thou deal thus with thy servants?
Genesis 15:13
And he said to Abram, Know of a certainty that thy seed shall be sojourners in a land that is not theirs. And shall serve them, and they shall afflict them four hundred years.
Numbers 20:15
how our fathers went down into Egypt, and we dwelt in Egypt a long time. And the Egyptians dealt ill with us and our fathers.
Deuteronomy 26:6
And the Egyptians dealt ill with us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage.


Exodus 2:11
And it came to pass in those days, when Moses was grown up, that he went out to his brothers, and looked on their burdens. And he saw an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, one of his brothers.
Exodus 5:4
And the king of Egypt said to them, Therefore do ye, Moses and Aaron, loose the people from their works? Get you to your burdens.
Psalm 68:13
Though ye lay between two boundaries, [it is as] the wings of a dove covered with silver, and her pinions with yellow gold.
Psalm 81:6
I removed his shoulder from the burden. His hands were freed from the basket.
Psalm 105:13
And they went about from nation to nation, From one kingdom to another people.


Genesis 47:11
And Joseph placed his father and his brothers, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.
Proverbs 27:4
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming, but who is able to stand before jealousy?

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Exodus 5:5
And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land are now many, and ye make them rest from their burdens.
Deuteronomy 26:6
And the Egyptians dealt ill with us, and afflicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage.