New Revised Standard Version
13 The Egyptians became ruthless in imposing tasks on the Israelites, 14 and made their lives bitter with hard service in mortar and brick and in every kind of field labor. They were ruthless in all the tasks that they imposed on them.
15 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah,Read full chapter
New International Version
13 and worked them ruthlessly.(A) 14 They made their lives bitter with harsh labor(B) in brick(C) and mortar and with all kinds of work in the fields; in all their harsh labor the Egyptians worked them ruthlessly.(D)
15 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives,(E) whose names were Shiphrah and Puah,Read full chapter