Old Testament

The Pentateuch

Why was Pharaoh mad at the Israelites?

Pharaoh said to the Egyptians, “Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we.” (KJV, Exodus 1:9) Pharaoh was afraid the Israelites would overpower the Egyptians. Still, he did not want the Israelites to move away, because he could use them as his slaves.


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