Roles Of Dissatisfaction
Roles of dissatisfaction, Finally, the men in charge of the slaves went to the king and said, "Why are you treating us like this? No one brings us any straw, but we are still ordered to make the same number of bricks. We are beaten with whips, and your own people are to blame."
Roles of dissatisfaction
The king replied, "You are lazy—nothing but lazy! That’s why you keep asking me to let you go and sacrifice to your Lord. Get back to work! You won’t be given straw, but you must still make the same number of bricks.
" The men knew they were in deep trouble when they were ordered to make the same number of bricks each day.
After they left the king, they went to see Moses and Aaron, who had been waiting for them.
Then the men said, "We hope the Lord will punish both of you for making the king and his officials hate us. Now they even have
an excuse to kill us." Roles of dissatisfaction Exodus 5:15-21
After the Israelites left the Red Sea, Moses led them through the Shur Desert for three days, before finding water. They did find water at Marah, but it was bitter, which is how that place got its name.
The people complained
and said, "Moses, what are we going to drink On the fifteenth day of the second month after the Israelites had escaped from Egypt, they left Elim and started through the western edge of the Sinai Desert in the direction of Mount Sinai. Exodus 15:22-24
There in the desert they started complaining to Moses and Aaron, "We wish the Lord had killed us in Egypt. When we lived there, we could at least sit down and eat all the bread and meat we wanted. But you have brought us out here into this desert, where we are going to starve." Exodus 16:2-3
After the Israelites heard the report from the twelve men who had explored Canaan, the people cried all night and complained to
Moses and Aaron,
"We wish we had died in Egypt or somewhere out here in the desert! Is the Lord leading us into Canaan, just to have us killed and our women and children captured? We’d be better off in Egypt." Then they said to one another, "Let’s choose our own leader and go back." Numbers 14:1-4