Slaves juxtaposed with Joseph
They set treasury officials over them in order to afflict them with their burdens. And so they built for Pharaoh storage cities, Pithom and Ramses (Exodus 1:11).
Joseph said to the people: "Behold, I have purchased you and your land for Pharaoh today. Here you have seed, sow the land with it" (Genesis 47:23).