Exodus 5:13

“And the taskmasters hasted them, saying, Fulfil your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the taske-masters hasted them, saying; Fulfill your workes, your dayly taskes, as when there was straw.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The taskmasters pressed them, saying, "Complete your work quota, {your} daily amount, just as when you had straw."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the taskmasters were urgent saying, Fulfil your works, `your' daily tasks, as when there was straw.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the overseers went on driving them and saying, Do your full day's work as before when there were dry stems for you.
- Basic English Bible

And the taskmasters urged [them], saying, Fulfil your labours, the daily work, as when there was straw.
- Darby Bible

And the task-masters hastened them, saying, Fulfill your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw.
- Webster's Bible

The taskmasters were urgent saying, "Fulfill your work quota daily, as when there was straw!"
- World English Bible

and the exactors are making haste, saying, `Complete your works, the matter of a day in its day, as when there is straw.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the taskmasters were urgent, saying: 'Fulfil your work, your daily task, as when there was straw.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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