And the officers of the children of Israel, whom Pharaoh's taskmasters had set over them, were beaten, and it was said, Why have ye not fulfilled your task in making brick, both yesterday and to-day, as heretofore?
Be watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, which are about to die, for I have not found thy works complete before my God.
Then came the same Sheshbazzar, and laid the foundation of the house of God which is at Jerusalem; and since that time even until now has it been in building, and it is not completed.
in order that, having laid the foundation of it, and not being able to finish it, all who see it do not begin to mock at him, saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish?
saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish?
And in the fourth generation they shall come hither again; for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet full.