Parallel Verses

World English 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.

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:

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 did to the people, he said, "What is this thing that you do for the people? Why do you sit alone, and all the people stand around you from morning to evening?" 15 Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God. 16 When they have a matter, they come to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make them know the statutes of God, and his laws."



Cross References

Numbers 15:34

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

Numbers 27:5

Moses brought their cause before Yahweh.

Exodus 18:19-20

Listen now to my voice. I will give you counsel, and God be with you. You represent the people before God, and bring the causes to God.

Leviticus 24:12-14

They put him in custody, until the will of Yahweh should be declared to them.

Numbers 9:6

There were certain men, who were unclean because of the dead body of a man, so that they could not keep the Passover on that day, and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day.

Numbers 9:8

Moses answered them, "Wait, that I may hear what Yahweh will command concerning you."

Deuteronomy 17:8-13

If there arises a matter too hard for you in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within your gates; then you shall arise, and go up to the place which Yahweh your God shall choose;

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