Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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

References

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

14 When Moses' father-in-law saw all that he was doing for the people, he said, "What is this that you are doing for the people? Why are you sitting by yourself, and all the people stand around 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 decide between a man and his neighbor, and I make known the decrees of God and his laws."



Cross References

Numbers 15:34

They put him in custody, because there was no clear instruction about 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 advice, and may God be with you: You be a representative for the people to God, and you bring their disputes to God;

Leviticus 24:12-14

So they placed him in custody until they were able to make a clear legal decision for themselves based on words from the mouth of the Lord.

Numbers 9:6

It happened that some men who were ceremonially defiled by the dead body of a man could not keep the Passover on that day, so they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.

Numbers 9:8

So Moses said to them, "Remain here and I will hear what the Lord will command concerning you."

Deuteronomy 17:8-13

If a matter is too difficult for you to judge -- bloodshed, legal claim, or assault -- matters of controversy in your villages -- you must leave there and go up to the place the Lord your God chooses.

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