Exodus 18:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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."

King James Version

When they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between one and another, and I do make them know the statutes of God, and his laws.

International Standard Version

When they have a dispute, it comes to me and I decide between a person and his neighbor, and make known the statutes of God and his instructions."

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

when they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make them know the statutes of God, and his laws.

Amplified

When they have a dispute 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.

Bible in Basic English

And if they have any question between themselves, they come to me, and I am judge between a man and his neighbour, and I give them the orders and laws of God.

Darby Translation

When they have a matter, they come to me, and I judge between one and another; and I make known to them the statutes of God, and his laws.

Holman Bible

Whenever they have a dispute, it comes to me, and I make a decision between one man and another. I teach [them] God's statutes and laws."

Jubilee 2000 Bible

When they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between one and another, and I declare unto them the statutes of God and his laws.

Julia Smith Translation

For when the word will be to them, they came to me, and I judged between a man and between his friend, and I made known the laws Of God and his precepts.

King James 2000

When they have a matter, they come unto me; and I judge between one and another, and I do make them know the statutes of God, and his laws.

Lexham Expanded Bible

When {they have an issue}, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make known God's rule and his instructions."

Modern King James verseion

When they have a matter, they come to me. And I judge between one and another, and I make known the statutes of God and His Laws.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For when they have a matter, they come unto me, and I must judge between every man and his neighbor, and must show them the ordinances of God and his laws."

NET Bible

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."

New Heart English Bible

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."

New simplified Bible

They bring their complaints to me. I make decisions on the basis of God's laws.

The Emphasized Bible

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.

Webster

When they have a matter, they come to me, and I judge between one and another, and I make them know the statutes of God, and his laws.

World English Bible

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."

Youngs Literal Translation

when they have a matter, it hath come unto me, and I have judged between a man and his neighbour, and made known the statutes of God, and His laws.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438


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

unto me and I judge
שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

and another
ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

and I do make them know
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

חק 
Choq 
Usage: 127

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

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." 17 Moses' father-in-law said to him, "The thing that you are doing is not good.



Cross References

Exodus 24:14

But to the elders he said, "Wait here for us until we return to you And behold, Aaron and Hur are with you; whoever has a legal matter, let him approach them."

Deuteronomy 4:5

"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.

Deuteronomy 5:1

Then Moses summoned all Israel and said to them: "Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the ordinances which I am speaking today in your hearing, that you may learn them and observe them carefully.

2 Samuel 15:3

Then Absalom would say to him, "See, your claims are good and right, but no man listens to you on the part of the king."

1 Corinthians 6:1

Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the saints?

Exodus 2:13

He went out the next day, and behold, two Hebrews were fighting with each other; and he said to the offender, "Why are you striking your companion?"

Exodus 23:7

"Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty.

Leviticus 24:15

"You shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'If anyone curses his God, then he will bear his sin.

Numbers 15:35

Then the LORD said to Moses, "The man shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall stone him with stones outside the camp."

Numbers 27:6-11

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying,

Numbers 36:6-9

"This is what the LORD has commanded concerning the daughters of Zelophehad, saying, 'Let them marry whom they wish; only they must marry within the family of the tribe of their father.'

Deuteronomy 6:1

"Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the judgments which the LORD your God has commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land where you are going over to possess it,

Deuteronomy 17:8-12

"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.

1 Samuel 12:23

"Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you; but I will instruct you in the good and right way.

Job 31:13

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me,

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age."

Acts 18:14-15

But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of wrong or of vicious crime, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you;

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you excel still more.



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