New Living Translation
Then the LORD asked him, "What is that in your hand?" "A shepherd's staff," Moses replied.
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto him, What is that in thine hand? And he said, A rod.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to him, What is that in thy hand? And he said, A staff.
World English Bible
Yahweh said to him, "What is that in your hand?" He said, "A rod."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto him, 'What is this in thy hand?' and he saith, 'A rod;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:2 A rod - Or staff.
LibraryThe Sweet Uses of Adversity
Now, I propose to address myself to the two classes of persons who are making use of this question. First, I shall speak to the tried saint; and then I shall speak to the seeking sinner, who has been seeking peace and pardon through Christ, but who has not as yet found it, but, on the contrary, has been buffeted by the law, and driven away from the mercy-seat in despair. I. First, then, to THE CHILD OF GOD. I have--I know I have--in this great assembly, some who have come to Job's position. They …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
"For if Ye Live after the Flesh, Ye Shall Die; but if Ye through the Spirit do Mortify the Deeds of the Body, Ye Shall Live.
The Hardening in the Sacred Scripture.
The Quotation in Matt. Ii. 6.
And take your shepherd's staff with you, and use it to perform the miraculous signs I have shown you."
So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey, and headed back to the land of Egypt. In his hand he carried the staff of God.
"Pharaoh will demand, 'Show me a miracle.' When he does this, say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and throw it down in front of Pharaoh, and it will become a serpent.'"
So go to Pharaoh in the morning as he goes down to the river. Stand on the bank of the Nile and meet him there. Be sure to take along the staff that turned into a snake.
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