Exodus 5:16

“There is no straw given unto thy servants, and they say to us, Make brick: and, behold, thy servants are beaten; but the fault is in thine own people.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 5:16

There is no straw giuen vnto thy seruants, and they say to vs, Make bricke: and beholde, thy seruants are beaten; but the fault is in thine owne people.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"There is no straw given to your servants, yet they keep saying to us, 'Make bricks!' And behold, your servants are being beaten; but it is the fault of your {own} people."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

There is no straw given unto thy servants, and they say to us, Make brick: and, behold, thy servants are beaten; but the fault it in thine own people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They give us no dry stems and they say to us, Make bricks: and they give your servants blows; but it is your people who are in the wrong.
- Basic English Bible

There is no straw given to thy bondmen, and they say to us, Make brick; and behold, thy bondmen are beaten, but it is the fault of thy people.
- Darby Bible

There is no straw given to thy servants, and they say to us, Make brick: and behold, thy servants are beaten; but the fault is in thy own people.
- Webster's Bible

No straw is given to your servants, and they tell us, 'Make brick!' and behold, your servants are beaten; but the fault is in your own people."
- World English Bible

Straw is not given to thy servants, and they are saying to us, Make bricks, and lo, thy servants are smitten -- and thy people hath sinned.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

There is no straw given unto thy servants, and they say to us: Make brick; and, behold, thy servants are beaten, but the fault is in thine own people.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 5:16

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 5:16


5:14 In thy own people - For if they had given us straw, we should have fulfilled our task.


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