And as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt even to the other end thereof.
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George Leo Haydock
People, "he transplanted "from, as the Hebrew, Arabic, now read, by the change of one letter. Herodotus, ii. 108, says, the same person has never a field there two years together. Diodorus 1, also attests, that individuals have no property in Egypt, the land being divided among the priests, the king, and the military. Tradesmen always follow their father's profession, which makes them very skilful.