Exodus 4:17

“And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt doe signes.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs.
- King James Version

"You shall take in your hand this staff, with which you shall perform the signs."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And thou shalt take in thy hand this rod, wherewith thou shalt do the signs.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And take in your hand this rod with which you will do the signs.
- Basic English Bible

And thou shalt take this staff in thy hand, with which thou shalt do the signs.
- Darby Bible

And thou shalt take this rod in thy hand, with which thou shalt perform signs.
- Webster's Bible

You shall take this rod in your hand, with which you shall do the signs."
- World English Bible

and this rod thou dost take in thy hand, with which thou doest the signs.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And thou shalt take in thy hand this rod, wherewith thou shalt do the signs.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 4:17


4:17 Take this rod - The staff or crook he carried as a shepherd, that he might not be ashamed of that mean condition out of which God called him. This rod must be his staff of authority, and must be to him instead, both of sword and sceptre.


Discussion for Exodus 4

  • Stan jett
    And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue. When I was a kid, like Moses, I also could not talk plain. Some said I was tongue tied. Which made me very bashful.Anyone asked me a question, even if I knew it, I would say I don't know. I can surely understand Moses here.
  • BSP
    Verse 14~Jehovah God was patient with Moses in reassuring him of his support, but Moses continued to question and doubt God and this made God angry.
  • Jo
    God did not attend to kill Moses, Moses had to circumcise his son Eliezer or God was going to kill his son. It was their custom to circumcise the males. Since Moses had Eliezer by Zippotah, while in Egypt, it wasn't the Egyptians way. The blessings of God flow down the family tree and Abraham, so all males in that family need to be circumcised if not they will be cut off.... Killed.
  • MARIA BEUCK
    To THINK ,SAY and DO GOD's WILL all GREATIONs TODAY s LIVE. No ONE MUST BE EXCUDED for KINGDOM BUILDING. REVELETION 4 (heading; HEAVENLY WORKSHIP)
  • Surferlaments
    what do i really think? just how lucky that moses was in being picked by God to do God's work here on earth.
  • Evans
    Israel is the first born of God.if you bless Israel you're blessed.

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