New Living Translation
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.
King James Bible
And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt: and Moses took the rod of God in his hand.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them riding upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the staff of God in his hand.
World English Bible
Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them on a donkey, and he returned to the land of Egypt. Moses took God's rod in his hand.
Young's Literal Translation
and Moses taketh his wife, and his sons, and causeth them to ride on the ass, and turneth back to the land of Egypt, and Moses taketh the rod of God in his hand.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:20 The rod of God - His shepherd's crook so called, as it was God's instrument in so many glorious works.
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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 …
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"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.
When Moses heard that, he fled the country and lived as a foreigner in the land of Midian. There his two sons were born.
Later she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, for he explained, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land."
Then the LORD asked him, "What is that in your hand?" "A shepherd's staff," Moses replied.
And take your shepherd's staff with you, and use it to perform the miraculous signs I have shown you."
Pick up your staff and raise your hand over the sea. Divide the water so the Israelites can walk through the middle of the sea on dry ground.
Moses commanded Joshua, "Choose some men to go out and fight the army of Amalek for us. Tomorrow, I will stand at the top of the hill, holding the staff of God in my hand."
(Moses' first son was named Gershom, for Moses had said when the boy was born, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land."
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