||[The overseer] caught up with them, and repeated exactly those words to them.
Vayasigem vayedaber alehem et-hadevarim ha'eleh.
||They said to him, 'Why do you say such things? Heaven forbid that we should do such a thing!
Vayomeru elav lamah yedaber adoni kadvarim ha'eleh chalilah la'avadeycha me'asot kadavar hazeh.