As if this was not bad enough, the wicked Paraoh came up with another plan to break their spirit.
“I’ll order men to do women’s work and women to do men’s work!” the king announced. “This will be a totally useless waste of their time, blood, sweat and tears! I’ll show them who is boss of Egypt!”
The taskmasters set out to their task immediately. “You, you and you,” they ordered as they pointed to some of the men slaves, “I want you to wash clothes, you to cook supper and you to sew me a good looking suit.”
Then they turned to some of the women slaves, “And you ladies… take these bricks and haul ‘em up this hill.”