Exodus 5:14–15; Exodus 5:19

14 And the foremen of the people of Israel, whom Pharaoh's ctaskmasters had set over them, were beaten and were asked, Why have you not done all your task of making bricks today and yesterday, as in the past?

15 Then the foremen of the people of Israel came and cried to Pharaoh, Why do you treat your servants like this?


19 The foremen of the people of Israel saw that they were in trouble when they said, You shall by no means reduce your number of bricks, your daily task each day.