Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.
And God said, Truly, I have seen the grief of my people in Egypt, and their cry because of their cruel masters has come to my ears; for I have knowledge of their sorrows;
Then the responsible men of the children of Israel came to Pharaoh, protesting and saying, Why are you acting in this way to your servants?
And he said to Abram, Truly, your seed will be living in a land which is not theirs, as servants to a people who will be cruel to them for four hundred years;
How our fathers went down into Egypt, and we were living in Egypt for a long time; and the Egyptians were cruel to us and to our fathers:
And the Egyptians were cruel to us, crushing us under a hard yoke:
Now when Moses had become a man, one day he went out to his people and saw how hard their work was; and he saw an Egyptian giving blows to a Hebrew, one of his people.
And the king of Egypt said to them, Why do you, Moses and Aaron, take the people away from their work? get back to your work.
Will you take your rest among the flocks? like the wings of a dove covered with silver, and its feathers with yellow gold.
I took the weight from his back; his hands were made free from the baskets.
When they went about from one nation to another, and from one kingdom to another people.
And Joseph made a place for his father and his brothers, and gave them a heritage in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had given orders.
Wrath is cruel, and angry feeling an overflowing stream; but who does not give way before envy?