King James Version
And Moses' father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses' father-in-law said to him, The thing that thou art doing is not good.
World English Bible
Moses' father-in-law said to him, "The thing that you do is not good.
Young's Literal Translation
And the father-in-law of Moses saith unto him, 'The thing which thou art doing is not good;
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And Moses' father in law said unto him, The thing that thou doest is not good.Exodus 18:17 Parallel Commentaries
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MOSES' WORK AS JUDGE AND PROPHET.--Ex. 18; 1-27; 33:5-11. Parallel References. Hist. Bible I, 198-203. Prin. of Politics, Ch. VI. Maine, Ancient Law. Jehovah spake to Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend--Ex. 33: 11. And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. And they judged the people at all seasons: the hard cases they brought unto Moses, but every small …
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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.
Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.
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