Then the LORD said, "I have observed the misery of My people in Egypt, and have heard them crying out because of their oppressors, and I know about their sufferings.
So the Israelite foremen went in and cried for help to Pharaoh: "Why are you treating your servants this way?
Then the LORD said to Abram, "Know this for certain: Your offspring will be strangers in a land that does not belong to them; they will be enslaved and oppressed 400 years.
Our fathers went down to Egypt, and we lived in Egypt many years, but the Egyptians treated us and our fathers badly.
But the Egyptians mistreated and afflicted us, and forced us to do hard labor.
Years later, after Moses had grown up, he went out to his own people and observed their forced labor. He saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew, one of his people.
The king of Egypt said to them, "Moses and Aaron, why are you causing the people to neglect their work? Get to your labors!"
Pharaoh also said, "Look, the people of the land are so numerous, and you would stop them from working."
While you lie among the sheepfolds, the wings of a dove are covered with silver, and its feathers with glistening gold.
"I relieved his shoulder from the burden; his hands were freed from [carrying] the basket.
wandering from nation to nation and from one kingdom to another,
Then Joseph settled his father and brothers in the land of Egypt and gave them property in the best part of the land, the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.
Fury is cruel, and anger is a flood, but who can withstand jealousy?