In this section, Moshe and Aharon go to Pharaoh and asks him to let Bnei Yisroel go to the desert to serve G-d. pharaoh says he doesn't know this G-d and he will not let us go. he tells them not to disturb them from there work.
on this day, Pharoah made a commandment saying that the officers should stop giving the slaves wheat to make make the bricks, they should get it thereselves, and the same number of bricks still needs to be produced. the officers went and told thejews this news.
Bnei Yisroel had to go and gather wheat, and Pharaohs taskmakers pressured them, and they beat the Jewish officers for not completing the requirment of bricks
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The Jewish officers came to Pharaoh and said "why are you doing this to us? you ask us to make bricks but dont give us the matirials to make them!! " pharaoh said no, you guys are lazy!! you will not be given ANY wheat, but you still have to make bricks!!
the officers of Pharaoh still made them increase the amount of bricks. And the Jewish slaves turned to Moshe and Aharon and said " you have put us in a terible position with Pharaoh and he is going to kill us!!