Contention

People Ordered to Gather Their Own Straw to Make Bricks - Exodus 5:10 – 5:23 (commentary)

Part of the work of the Hebrew slaves was to take clay and shape it into bricks. They had to mix finely cut-up straw or reeds with the clay so that it would make strong bricks. After Moses and Aaron had gone to Pharaoh asking him to let the Israelite people go, Pharaoh felt …