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Exodus 18:24

    Exodus 18:24 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father in law, and did all that he had said.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So Moses listened to the voice of his father in law, and did all that he had said.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father-in-law, and did all that he had said.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Moses took note of the words of his father-in-law, and did as he had said.

    Webster's Revision

    So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father-in-law, and did all that he had said.

    World English Bible

    So Moses listened to the voice of his father-in-law, and did all that he had said.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father in law, and did all that he had said.

    Barnes' Notes on Exodus 18:24

    Hearkened - Nothing can be more characteristic of Moses, who combines on all occasions distrust of himself and singular openness to impressions, with the wisdom and sound judgment which chooses the best course when pointed out.

    Wesley's Notes on Exodus 18:24

    18:24 So Moses hearkened unto the voice of his father - in - law. When he came to consider the thing, he saw the reasonableness of it, and resolved to put it in practice, which he did soon after, when he had received directions from God. Those are not so wise as they would be thought to be, who think themselves too wise to be counselled; for a wise man will hear, and will increase learning, and not slight good counsel, though given by an inferior.