New Living Translation
The next day, Moses took his seat to hear the people's disputes against each other. They waited before him from morning till evening.
King James Bible
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses sat to judge the people: and the people stood by Moses from the morning unto the evening.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses sat to judge the people; and the people stood by Moses from the morning to the evening.
World English Bible
It happened on the next day, that Moses sat to judge the people, and the people stood around Moses from the morning to the evening.
Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass on the morrow, that Moses sitteth to judge the people, and the people stand before Moses, from the morning unto the evening;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:13 Moses sat to judge the people - To answer enquiries; to acquaint them with the will of God in doubtful cases, and to explain the laws of God that were already given.
LibraryOpposition to Messiah Ruinous
Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; Thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel T here is a species of the sublime in writing, which seems peculiar to the Scripture, and of which, properly, no subjects but those of divine revelation are capable, With us, things inconsiderable in themselves are elevated by splendid images, which give them an apparent importance beyond what they can justly claim. Thus the poet, when describing a battle among bees, by a judicious selection of epithets …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
After the Scripture.
Appendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and sacrifices to God. Aaron and all the elders of Israel came out and joined him in a sacrificial meal in God's presence.
When Moses' father-in-law saw all that Moses was doing for the people, he asked, "What are you really accomplishing here? Why are you trying to do all this alone while everyone stands around you from morning till evening?"
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