New Living Translation
"This is not good!" Moses' father-in-law exclaimed.
King James Bible
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:17 Not good - Not convenient either for thee or them.
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
When a dispute arises, they come to me, and I am the one who settles the case between the quarreling parties. I inform the people of God's decrees and give them his instructions."
"You're going to wear yourself out--and the people, too. This job is too heavy a burden for you to handle all by yourself.
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