New International Version
"Moses was faithful as a servant in all God's house," bearing witness to what would be spoken by God in the future.
King James Bible
And Moses verily was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after;
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses indeed [was] faithful in all his house, as a ministering servant, for a testimony of the things to be spoken after;
World English Bible
Moses indeed was faithful in all his house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were afterward to be spoken,
Young's Literal Translation
and Moses indeed was stedfast in all his house, as an attendant, for a testimony of those things that were to be spoken,
Hebrews 3:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As a servant - The fidelity of Moses was the fidelity of a servant; he was not the framer of that Church or house; he was employed, under God, to arrange and order it: he was steward to the Builder and Owner.
For a testimony of those things - Every ordinance under the law was typical; every thing bore a testimony to the things which were to be spoken after; i.e. to Jesus Christ, his suffering, death, and the glory which should follow; and to his Gospel in all its parts. The faithfulness of Moses consisted in his scrupulous attention to every ordinance of God; his framing every thing according to the pattern showed him by the Lord; and his referring all to that Christ of whom he spoke as the prophet who should come after him, and should be raised up from among themselves; whom they should attentively hear and obey, on pain of being cut off from being the people of the Lord. Hence our Lord told the Jews, John 5:46 : If ye had believed Moses, ye would have believed me, for he wrote of me; "namely;" says Dr. Macknight, "in the figures, but especially in the prophecies, of the law, where the Gospel dispensation, the coming of its Author, and his character as Messiah, are all described with a precision which adds the greatest lustre of evidence to Jesus and to his Gospel."
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And when the Israelites saw the mighty hand of the LORD displayed against the Egyptians, the people feared the LORD and put their trust in him and in Moses his servant.
Moses did everything just as the LORD commanded him.
But this is not true of my servant Moses; he is faithful in all my house.
I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their fellow Israelites, and I will put my words in his mouth. He will tell them everything I command him.
In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways,
He was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses was faithful in all God's house.
For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.
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