Exodus 18:26

“And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 18:26

And they iudged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought vnto Moses, but euery small matter they iudged themselues.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They judged the people at all times; the difficult dispute they would bring to Moses, but every minor dispute they themselves would judge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they were judges in the causes of the people at all times: the hard questions they put before Moses; but on every small point they gave decisions themselves.
- Basic English Bible

And they judged the people at all times: the hard matters they brought to Moses, but every small matter they judged.
- Darby Bible

And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought to Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
- Webster's Bible

They judged the people at all times. They brought the hard causes to Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
- World English Bible

and they have judged the people at all times; the hard matter they bring in unto Moses, and every small matter they judge themselves.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard causes they brought unto Moses, but every small matter they judged themselves.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 18:26

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 18:26


18:24 So Moses hearkened unto the voice of his father - in - law. When he came to consider the thing, he saw the reasonableness of it, and resolved to put it in practice, which he did soon after, when he had received directions from God. Those are not so wise as they would be thought to be, who think themselves too wise to be counselled; for a wise man will hear, and will increase learning, and not slight good counsel, though given by an inferior.

18:27 He went into his own land - It is supposed the Kenites mentioned #1Sam 15:6|, were the posterity of Jethro, (compare #Jud 1:16|,) and they are taken under special protection, for the kindness their ancestor shewed to Israel.


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