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Exodus 18:15

    Exodus 18:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Moses said unto his father in law, Because the people come unto me to enquire of God:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Moses said to his father in law, Because the people come to me to inquire of God:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Moses said to his father-in-law, Because the people come to me to get directions from God:

    Webster's Revision

    And Moses said unto his father-in-law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:

    World English Bible

    Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Moses said unto his father in law, Because the people come unto me to inquire of God:

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 18:15

    The people come unto me to inquire of God - To know the mind and will of God on the subject of their inquiries. Moses was the mediator between God and the people; and as they believed that all justice and judgment must come from him, therefore they came to Moses to know what God had spoken.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 18:15

    To enquire of God - The decisions of Moses were doubtless accepted by the people as oracles. The internal prompting of the Spirit was a sufficient guidance for him, and a sufficient authority for the people.