They should judge the people at all times. Then they can bring you every important case but judge every minor case themselves. In this way you will lighten your load, and they will bear it with you.
They judged the people at all times; they would bring the hard cases to Moses, but they would judge every minor case themselves.
But Leah replied to her, “Isn’t it enough that you have taken my husband? Now you also want to take my son’s mandrakes?”“Well,” Rachel said, “you can sleep with him tonight in exchange for your son’s mandrakes.”
Is it not enough that you brought us up from a land flowing with milk and honey to kill us in the wilderness? Do you also have to appoint yourself as ruler over us?
1 Samuel 18:23
Saul’s servants reported these words directly to David, but he replied, “Is it trivial in your sight to become the king’s son-in-law? I am a poor man who is common.”
Isn’t it enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the Israelite community to bring you near to Himself, to perform the work at the Lord’s tabernacle, and to stand before the community to minister to them?
“It is not enough for you to be My Servant
raising up the tribes of Jacob
and restoring the protected ones of Israel.
I will also make you a light for the nations,
to be My salvation to the ends of the earth.”
1 Kings 16:31
Then, as if following the sin of Jeroboam son of Nebat were a trivial matter, he married Jezebel, the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, and then proceeded to serve Baal and worship him.
2 Kings 3:18
This is easy in the Lord’s sight. He will also hand Moab over to you.
“Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the sanctuary, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gold of the sanctuary is bound by his oath.’
Also, ‘Whoever takes an oath by the altar, it means nothing. But whoever takes an oath by the gift that is on it is bound by his oath.’
“You even took your sons and daughters you bore to Me and sacrificed them to these images as food. Wasn’t your prostitution enough?
Who is left among you who saw this house in its former glory? How does it look to you now? Doesn’t it seem like nothing to you?
And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are by no means least among the leaders of Judah:
because out of you will come a leader
who will shepherd My people Israel.”
Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commands and teaches people to do so will be called least in the kingdom of heaven. But whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
1 Corinthians 4:3
It is of little importance to me that I should be evaluated by you or by any human court. In fact, I don’t even evaluate myself.
“My lord, listen to me. Land worth 400 shekels of silver—what is that between you and me? Bury your dead.”
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision does not matter and uncircumcision does not matter, but keeping God’s commands does.