Parallel Bible results for Exodus 5:1-9

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Exodus 5:1-9

NIV 1 Afterward Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Let my people go, so that they may hold a festival to me in the desert.' " NIV 1 Afterward Moses and Aaron went to Pharaoh and said, "This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: 'Let my people go, so that they may hold a festival to me in the desert.' " NIV 2 Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD, that I should obey him and let Israel go? I do not know the LORD and I will not let Israel go." NIV 2 Pharaoh said, "Who is the LORD, that I should obey him and let Israel go? I do not know the LORD and I will not let Israel go." NIV 3 Then they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Now let us take a three-day journey into the desert to offer sacrifices to the LORD our God, or he may strike us with plagues or with the sword." NIV 3 Then they said, "The God of the Hebrews has met with us. Now let us take a three-day journey into the desert to offer sacrifices to the LORD our God, or he may strike us with plagues or with the sword." NIV 4 But the king of Egypt said, "Moses and Aaron, why are you taking the people away from their labor? Get back to your work!" NIV 4 But the king of Egypt said, "Moses and Aaron, why are you taking the people away from their labor? Get back to your work!" NIV 5 Then Pharaoh said, "Look, the people of the land are now numerous, and you are stopping them from working." NIV 5 Then Pharaoh said, "Look, the people of the land are now numerous, and you are stopping them from working." NIV 6 That same day Pharaoh gave this order to the slave drivers and foremen in charge of the people: NIV 6 That same day Pharaoh gave this order to the slave drivers and foremen in charge of the people: NIV 7 "You are no longer to supply the people with straw for making bricks; let them go and gather their own straw. NIV 7 "You are no longer to supply the people with straw for making bricks; let them go and gather their own straw. NIV 8 But require them to make the same number of bricks as before; don't reduce the quota. They are lazy; that is why they are crying out, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.' NIV 8 But require them to make the same number of bricks as before; don't reduce the quota. They are lazy; that is why they are crying out, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.' NIV 9 Make the work harder for the men so that they keep working and pay no attention to lies." NIV 9 Make the work harder for the men so that they keep working and pay no attention to lies."