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Exodus 5

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Verse 1

5:1 And afterward Moses and Aaron went in, and told {a} Pharaoh, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Let my people go, that they may {b} hold a feast unto me in the wilderness.

(a) Faith overcomes fear, and makes men bold in their calling. {b} And offer sacrifice.

Verse 5

5:5 And Pharaoh said, Behold, the people of the land now [are] many, and ye {c} make them rest from their burdens.

(c) As though you would rebel.

Verse 6

5:6 And Pharaoh commanded the same day the taskmasters of the people, and their {d} officers, saying,

(d) Who were of the Israelites, and had charge to see them do their work.

Verse 9

5:9 {e} Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard {f} vain words.

(e) The more cruelly the tyranny rages, the nearer is God’s help.

(f) Of Moses and Aaron.

Verse 21

5:21 And they said unto them, The LORD look upon you, and judge; because ye have made our savour to be abhorred in the eyes of Pharaoh, and in the eyes of his servants, to {g} put a sword in their hand to slay us.

(g) It is a grievous things for the servants of God to be accused of evil, especially by their brethren, when they do what their duty requires.

Bibliographical Information
Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Exodus 5". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/gsb/exodus-5.html. 1599-1645.
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