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Exodus 5:19

    Exodus 5:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    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.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    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.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    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.

    Webster's Revision

    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.

    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!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Exodus 5:19

    Minish - To be made few; diminished.
    Ought - Any one; any thing.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 5:19

    Did see that they were in evil case - They saw that they could neither expect justice nor mercy; that their deliverance was very doubtful, and their case almost hopeless.