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.…
1. The greatest and best rulers disdain not to give an account of their judgment to reasonable inquisitors.
2. The access of souls unto rulers to inquire of God, is a just ground for them to attend the work.
3. The appeal of souls to man's bar in matters, is and should be inquiring after God (ver. 15).
4. Duties of people and rulers are correlate, they come with matters, and these must judge.
5. God's laws and statutes axe the best rule to order judgment between men.
6. It is duty to rulers to make people know the statutes and laws of God.
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: 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.