Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 ask [about the will] 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.

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.

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

References

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

14 And when Moses father-in-law saw all that he, was doing for the people, he said - What is this thing which, thou, art doing for the people? Wherefore art, thou, sitting alone, with all the people, stationed by thee, from morning until evening? 15 And Moses said to his father-in-law, - Because the people come in unto me to seek God: 16 When they have a matter, they come in unto me, then do I judge between a man and his neighbour, - and make known the statutes of God and his laws.



Cross References

Numbers 15:34

And they put him in ward, - because it was not clear what they should do unto him.

Numbers 27:5

And Moses brought near their cause before Yahweh.

Exodus 18:19-20

Now, hearken thou to my voice - let me counsel thee, and may God be with thee: Be, thou, for the people, in front of God, so shalt, thou, bring the matters unto God;

Leviticus 24:12-14

and they put him in ward, - that a clear answer might be given to them at the mouth of Yahweh.

Numbers 9:6

But so it was that there were, certain men who had become unclean by a dead person, and could not keep the passover on that day, - therefore came they near before Moses and before Aaron on that day.

Numbers 9:8

And Moses said unto them, - Stay, and let me hear, what Yahweh shall command concerning you!

Deuteronomy 17:8-13

When any matter of judgment, shall be too difficult for thee - between blood and blood between plea and plea or between stroke and stroke, matters of contention within thy gates, then shalt thou arise and go up unto the place which Yahweh thy God shall choose;

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