Exodus 5:9

9 Impose heavier work on the men. Then they will be occupied with it and not pay attention to deceptive words."

Exodus 5:9 In-Context

7 "Don't continue to supply the people with straw for making bricks, as before. They must go and gather straw for themselves.
8 But require the same quota of bricks from them as they were making before; do not reduce it. For they are slackers-that is why they are crying out, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.'
9 Impose heavier work on the men. Then they will be occupied with it and not pay attention to deceptive words."
10 So the overseers and foremen of the people went out and said to them, "This is what Pharaoh says: 'I am not giving you straw.
11 Go get straw yourselves wherever you can find it, but there will be no reduction at all in your workload.' "
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