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Exodus 5:8

Overview - Exodus 5
Pharaoh chides Moses and Aaron for their message.
He increases the Israelites' task.
15 He checks their complaints.
19 They cry out upon Moses and Aaron.
22 Moses complains to God.
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Exodus 5:8  (King James Version)
And the tale of the bricks, which they did make heretofore, ye shall lay upon them; ye shall not diminish ought thereof: for they be idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.
 


tale
Tale denotes number, from the Anglo-Saxon {tllan,} to number, count, etc.

ye shall lay
Psalms 106:41
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