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Exodus 18

When Jethro
<03503>_,
the priest
<03548>
of Midian
<04080>_,
Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
heard
<08085> (8799)
of all that God
<0430>
had done
<06213> (8804)
for Moses
<04872>_,
and for Israel
<03478>
his people
<05971>_,
[and] that the LORD
<03068>
had brought
<03318> (8689)
Israel
<03478>
out of Egypt
<04714>_;
Then Jethro
<03503>_,
Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
took
<03947> (8799)
Zipporah
<06855>_,
Moses
<04872>_'
wife
<0802>_,
after
<0310>
he had sent her back
<07964>_,
And her two
<08147>
sons
<01121>_;
of which the name
<08034>
of the one
<0259>
[was] Gershom
<01647>_;
for he said
<0559> (8804)_,
I have been an alien
<01616>
in a strange
<05237>
land
<0776>_:
{Gershom: that is A stranger there}
And the name
<08034>
of the other
<0259>
[was] Eliezer
<0461>_;
for the God
<0430>
of my father
<01>_,
[said he, was] mine help
<05828>_,
and delivered
<05337> (8686)
me from the sword
<02719>
of Pharaoh
<06547>_:
{Eliezer: that is, My God is an help}
And Jethro
<03503>_,
Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
came
<0935> (8799)
with his sons
<01121>
and his wife
<0802>
unto Moses
<04872>
into the wilderness
<04057>_,
where he encamped
<02583> (8802)
at the mount
<02022>
of God
<0430>_:
And he said
<0559> (8799)
unto Moses
<04872>_,
I thy father in law
<02859> (8802)
Jethro
<03503>
am come
<0935> (8802)
unto thee, and thy wife
<0802>_,
and her two
<08147>
sons
<01121>
with her.
And Moses
<04872>
went out
<03318> (8799)
to meet
<07125> (8800)
his father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
and did obeisance
<07812> (8691)_,
and kissed
<05401> (8799)
him; and they asked
<07592> (8799)
each
<0376>
other
<07453>
of [their] welfare
<07965>_;
and they came
<0935> (8799)
into the tent
<0168>_.
{welfare: Heb. peace}
And Moses
<04872>
told
<05608> (8762)
his father in law
<02859> (8802)
all that the LORD
<03068>
had done
<06213> (8804)
unto Pharaoh
<06547>
and to the Egyptians
<04714>
for Israel's
<03478>
sake
<0182>_,
[and] all the travail
<08513>
that had come
<04672> (8804)
upon them by the way
<01870>_,
and [how] the LORD
<03068>
delivered
<05337> (8686)
them. {come...: Heb. found them}
And Jethro
<03503>
rejoiced
<02302> (8799)
for all the goodness
<02896>
which the LORD
<03068>
had done
<06213> (8804)
to Israel
<03478>_,
whom he had delivered
<05337> (8689)
out of the hand
<03027>
of the Egyptians
<04714>_.
And Jethro
<03503>
said
<0559> (8799)_,
Blessed
<01288> (8803)
[be] the LORD
<03068>_,
who hath delivered
<05337> (8689)
you out of the hand
<03027>
of the Egyptians
<04714>_,
and out of the hand
<03027>
of Pharaoh
<06547>_,
who hath delivered
<05337> (8689)
the people
<05971>
from under the hand
<03027>
of the Egyptians
<04714>_.
Now I know
<03045> (8804)
that the LORD
<03068>
[is] greater
<01419>
than all gods
<0430>_:
for in the thing
<01697>
wherein they dealt proudly
<02102> (8804)
[he was] above them.
And Jethro
<03503>_,
Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
took
<03947> (8799)
a burnt offering
<05930>
and sacrifices
<02077>
for God
<0430>_:
and Aaron
<0175>
came
<0935> (8799)_,
and all the elders
<02205>
of Israel
<03478>_,
to eat
<0398> (8800)
bread
<03899>
with Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)
before
<06440>
God
<0430>_.
And it came to pass on the morrow
<04283>_,
that Moses
<04872>
sat
<03427> (8799)
to judge
<08199> (8800)
the people
<05971>_:
and the people
<05971>
stood
<05975> (8799)
by Moses
<04872>
from the morning
<01242>
unto the evening
<06153>_.
And when Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)
saw
<07200> (8799)
all that he did
<06213> (8802)
to the people
<05971>_,
he said
<0559> (8799)_,
What [is] this thing
<01697>
that thou doest
<06213> (8802)
to the people
<05971>_?
why sittest
<03427> (8802)
thou thyself alone, and all the people
<05971>
stand
<05324> (8737)
by thee from morning
<01242>
unto even
<06153>_?
And Moses
<04872>
said
<0559> (8799)
unto his father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
Because the people
<05971>
come
<0935> (8799)
unto me to enquire
<01875> (8800)
of God
<0430>_:
When they have a matter
<01697>_,
they come
<0935> (8802)
unto me; and I judge
<08199> (8804)
between one
<0376>
and another
<07453>_,
and I do make [them] know
<03045> (8689)
the statutes
<02706>
of God
<0430>_,
and his laws
<08451>_.
{one...: Heb. a man and his fellow}
And Moses
<04872>_'
father in law
<02859> (8802)
said
<0559> (8799)
unto him, The thing
<01697>
that thou doest
<06213> (8802)
[is] not good
<02896>_.
Thou wilt surely
<05034> (8800)
wear away
<05034> (8799)_,
both thou, and this people
<05971>
that [is] with thee: for this thing
<01697>
[is] too heavy
<03515>
for thee; thou art not able
<03201> (8799)
to perform
<06213> (8800)
it thyself alone. {Thou wilt...: Heb. Fading thou wilt fade}
Hearken
<08085> (8798)
now unto my voice
<06963>_,
I will give thee counsel
<03289> (8799)_,
and God
<0430>
shall be
<01961> (8798)
with thee: Be thou for the people
<05971>
to God-ward
<04136> <0430>_,
that thou mayest bring
<0935> (8689)
the causes
<01697>
unto God
<0430>_:
And thou shalt teach
<02094> (8689) <0853>
them ordinances
<02706>
and laws
<08451>_,
and shalt shew
<03045> (8689)
them the way
<01870>
wherein they must walk
<03212> (8799)_,
and the work
<04639>
that they must do
<06213> (8799)_.
Moreover thou shalt provide
<02372> (8799)
out of all the people
<05971>
able
<02428>
men
<0582>_,
such as fear
<03373>
God
<0430>_,
men
<0582>
of truth
<0571>_,
hating
<08130> (8802)
covetousness
<01215>_;
and place
<07760> (8804)
[such] over them, [to be] rulers
<08269>
of thousands
<0505>_,
[and] rulers
<08269>
of hundreds
<03967>_,
rulers
<08269>
of fifties
<02572>_,
and rulers
<08269>
of tens
<06235>_:
And let them judge
<08199> (8804)
the people
<05971>
at all seasons
<06256>_:
and it shall be, [that] every great
<01419>
matter
<01697>
they shall bring
<0935> (8686)
unto thee, but every small
<06996>
matter
<01697>
they shall judge
<08199> (8799)_:
so shall it be easier
<07043> (8685)
for thyself, and they shall bear
<05375> (8804)
[the burden] with thee.
If thou shalt do
<06213> (8799)
this thing
<01697>_,
and God
<0430>
command
<06680> (8765)
thee [so], then thou shalt be able
<03201> (8804)
to endure
<05975> (8800)_,
and all this people
<05971>
shall also go
<0935> (8799)
to their place
<04725>
in peace
<07965>_.
So Moses
<04872>
hearkened
<08085> (8799)
to the voice
<06963>
of his father in law
<02859> (8802)_,
and did
<06213> (8799)
all that he had said
<0559> (8804)_.
And Moses
<04872>
chose
<0977> (8799)
able
<02428>
men
<0582>
out of all Israel
<03478>_,
and made
<05414> (8799)
them heads
<07218>
over the people
<05971>_,
rulers
<08269>
of thousands
<0505>_,
rulers
<08269>
of hundreds
<03967>_,
rulers
<08269>
of fifties
<02572>_,
and rulers
<08269>
of tens
<06235>_.
And they judged
<08199> (8804)
the people
<05971>
at all seasons
<06256>_:
the hard
<07186>
causes
<01697>
they brought
<0935> (8686)
unto Moses
<04872>_,
but every small
<06996>
matter
<01697> <01992>
they judged
<08199> (8799)
themselves.
And Moses
<04872>
let his father in law
<02859> (8802)
depart
<07971> (8762)_;
and he went
<03212> (8799)
his way into his own land
<0776>_.


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