19 The Israelite foremen realized they were in trouble when they were told,
“You are not to reduce the number of bricks required of you for each day.”
20 When they left Pharaoh, they found Moses and Aaron waiting to meet them,
21 and they said, “May the Lord look upon you and judge you!
You have made us a stench to Pharaoh and his officials and
have put a sword in their hand to kill us.”