1. Exodus 5:4 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

How does the Pharaoh react to Moses' second request?

Exodus 5:4 (ESV)

4 But the king of Egypt said to them, “Moses and Aaron, why do you take the people away from their work? Get back to your burdens.”

Pharaoh reacts with a tough approach, just like Rehoboam later (1 Kings 12:11).