Jethro Counsels Moses

17 Moses’ father-in-law said to him, “The thing that you are doing is not good. 18 (A)You will surely wear out, both yourself and [a]these people who are with you, for the [b]task is too heavy for you; (B)you cannot do it alone. 19 Now listen to [c]me: I will give you counsel, and God be with you. [d]You be the people’s representative before God, and you (C)bring the [e]disputes to God,

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 18:18 Lit this
  2. Exodus 18:18 Lit matter
  3. Exodus 18:19 Lit my voice
  4. Exodus 18:19 Lit You be for the people in front of God
  5. Exodus 18:19 Lit matters

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