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Jethro's advice to Moses

Ex 18:17-23        

Ex 18:17-23 - King James

Verse         Other Content       Text
Ex 18:17 C D S K And Moses' father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good.
Ex 18:18 C D S R K Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.
Ex 18:19 C D S R K Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for the people to God-ward, that thou mayest bring the causes unto God:
Ex 18:20 C D S R K And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws, and shalt shew them the way wherein they must walk, and the work that they must do.
Ex 18:21 C D S R K Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:
Ex 18:22 C D S R And let them judge the people at all seasons: and it shall be, that every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge: so shall it be easier for thyself, and they shall bear the burden with thee.
Ex 18:23 C D S R K If thou shalt do this thing, and God command thee so, then thou shalt be able to endure, and all this people shall also go to their place in peace.