Parallel Verses

World English Bible

The officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in trouble, when it was said, "You shall not diminish anything from your daily quota of bricks!"

New American Standard Bible

The foremen of the sons of Israel saw that they were in trouble because they were told, "You must not reduce your daily amount of bricks."

King James Version

And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.

Holman Bible

The Israelite foremen saw that they were in trouble when they were told, "You cannot reduce your daily quota of bricks."

International Standard Version

The Israeli supervisors realized they were in trouble when he said, "You won't reduce each day's quota of bricks!"

A Conservative Version

And the officers of the sons of Israel saw that they were in affliction, when it was said, Ye shall not diminish anything from your bricks, [your] daily tasks.

American Standard Version

And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, when it was said, Ye shall not diminish aught from your bricks, your daily tasks.

Amplified

And the Hebrew foremen saw that they were in an evil situation when it was said, You shall not diminish in the least your full daily quota of bricks.

Bible in Basic English

Then the responsible men of the children of Israel saw that they were purposing evil when they said, The number of bricks which you have to make every day will be no less than before.

Darby Translation

And the officers of the children of Israel saw that it stood ill with them, because it was said, Ye shall not diminish anything from your bricks, the daily work.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then the officers of the sons of Israel saw that they were afflicted after it was said, Ye shall not diminish any from the bricks of your daily quota.

Julia Smith Translation

And the scribes of the sons of Israel will see themselves in evil, for saying, Ye shall not take away from the bricks the word of a day in its day.

King James 2000

And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in an evil plight, after it was said, you shall not reduce any from your bricks of your daily task.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the foremen of the {Israelites} saw they were in trouble {with the saying}, "You will not reduce from your bricks {for each day} on its day."

Modern King James verseion

And the overseers of the sons of Israel saw themselves in affliction, after it was said, You shall not take away from your bricks of your daily task.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the officers of the children of Israel saw themself in shrewd case - in that he said, 'ye shall minish nothing of your daily making of brick' -

NET Bible

The Israelite foremen saw that they were in trouble when they were told, "You must not reduce the daily quota of your bricks."

New Heart English Bible

The officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in trouble, when it was said, "You shall not diminish anything from your daily quota of bricks."

The Emphasized Bible

Then did the overseers of the sons of Israel see themselves to be in an evil case, when it was said, - Ye shall not diminish from your bricks - the task of a day, in its day

Webster

And the officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not diminish aught from your bricks of your daily task.

Youngs Literal Translation

And the authorities of the sons of Israel see them in affliction, saying, 'Ye do not diminish from your bricks; the matter of a day in its day.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁטר 
Shoter 
Usage: 25

of Israel
ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

Ye shall not minish
גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

לבנה 
L@benah 
Usage: 11

of your daily
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Fausets

War

Hastings

Context Readings

Further Oppression Of Israel

18 Go therefore now, and work, for no straw shall be given to you, yet you shall deliver the same number of bricks!" 19 The officers of the children of Israel saw that they were in trouble, when it was said, "You shall not diminish anything from your daily quota of bricks!" 20 They met Moses and Aaron, who stood in the way, as they came forth from Pharaoh:


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:36

For Yahweh will judge his people, and have compassion on his servants, when he sees that [their] power is gone, There is none [remaining], shut up or left at large.

Ecclesiastes 4:1

Then I returned and saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold, the tears of those who were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.

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