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Exodus 18:18

    Exodus 18:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for this thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you: for this thing is too heavy for you; you are not able to perform it yourself alone.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for the thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Your strength and that of the people will be completely used up: this work is more than you are able to do by yourself.

    Webster's Revision

    Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for the thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

    World English Bible

    You will surely wear away, both you, and this people that is with you; for the thing is too heavy for you. You are not able to perform it yourself alone.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou, and this people that is with thee: for the thing is too heavy for thee; thou art not able to perform it thyself alone.

    Definitions for Exodus 18:18

    Art - "Are"; second person singular.

    Clarke's Commentary on Exodus 18:18

    Thou wilt surely wear away - נבל תבל nabol tibbol, in wearing way, thou wilt wear away - by being thus continually employed, thou wilt soon become finally exhausted. And this people that is with thee; as if he had said, "Many of them are obliged to wait so long for the determination of their suit that their patience must be soon necessarily worn out, as there is no one to hear every cause but thyself."

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 18:18

    Thou wilt surely wear away - From decay and exhaustion.