Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

King James Version

And Moses said unto his father in law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:

Holman Bible

Moses replied to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

International Standard Version

Moses told his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to seek God's will.

A Conservative Version

And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

American Standard Version

And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:

Amplified

Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

Bible in Basic English

And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to get directions from God:

Darby Translation

And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to enquire of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Because the people come unto me to enquire of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses will say to his father-in-law, Because the people will come to me to seek God.

King James 2000

And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to seek God.

Modern King James verseion

And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Moses said unto his father-in-law, "Because the people came unto me to seek counsel of God.

NET Bible

Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

New Heart English Bible

Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

The Emphasized Bible

And Moses said to his father-in-law, - Because the people come in unto me to seek God:

Webster

And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to inquire of God:

World English Bible

Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Moses saith to his father-in-law, 'Because the people come unto me to seek God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 28

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

unto me to enquire
דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

14 Now when Moses' father-in-law saw all that he was doing for the people, he said, "What is this thing that you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit as judge and all the people stand about you from morning until evening?" 15 Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God. 16 "When they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor and make known the statutes of God and His laws."



Cross References

Numbers 15:34

and they put him in custody because it had not been declared what should be done to him.

Numbers 27:5

So Moses brought their case before the LORD.

Exodus 18:19-20

"Now listen to me: I will give you counsel, and God be with you. You be the people's representative before God, and you bring the disputes to God,

Leviticus 24:12-14

They put him in custody so that the command of the LORD might be made clear to them.

Numbers 9:6

But there were some men who were unclean because of the dead person, so that they could not observe Passover on that day; so they came before Moses and Aaron on that day.

Numbers 9:8

Moses therefore said to them, "Wait, and I will listen to what the LORD will command concerning you."

Deuteronomy 17:8-13

"If any case is too difficult for you to decide, between one kind of homicide or another, between one kind of lawsuit or another, and between one kind of assault or another, being cases of dispute in your courts, then you shall arise and go up to the place which the LORD your God chooses.

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