Exodus 4:2

“And the Lord said vnto him, What is that in thine hand? and hee said, A rod.”

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Other Translations

And the LORD said unto him, What [is] that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.
- King James Version

The LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand? And he said, "A staff.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah said unto him, What is that in thy hand? And he said, A rod.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord said to him, What is that in your hand? And he said, A rod.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah said to him, What is that in thy hand? And he said, A staff.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD said to him, What is that in thy hand? And he said, A rod.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh said to him, "What is that in your hand?" He said, "A rod."
- World English Bible

And Jehovah saith unto him, `What [is] this in thy hand?' and he saith, `A rod;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD said unto him: 'What is that in thy hand?' And he said: 'A rod.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 4:2


4:2 A rod - Or staff.


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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