11 So they appointed (A)taskmasters over them to afflict them with [a](B)hard labor. And they built for Pharaoh (C)storage cities, Pithom and (D)Raamses.

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  1. Exodus 1:11 Lit their burdens

But the king of Egypt said to them, “Moses and Aaron, why do you [a]draw the people away from their [b]work? Get back to your [c](A)labors!” Again Pharaoh said, “Look, (B)the people of the land are now many, and you would have them cease from their labors!”

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  1. Exodus 5:4 Lit loose
  2. Exodus 5:4 Lit works
  3. Exodus 5:4 Lit burdens

Say, therefore, to the sons of Israel, ‘(A)I am the Lord, and (B)I will bring you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians, and I will deliver you from their bondage. I will also (C)redeem you with (D)an outstretched arm and with great judgments. Then I will take you [a](E)for My people, and (F)I will be [b]your God; and (G)you shall know that I am the Lord your God, who brought you out from under the burdens of the Egyptians.

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  1. Exodus 6:7 Lit to Me for a people
  2. Exodus 6:7 Lit to you for a God

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