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Exodus 18

Chapter 18

18:4  And the name of the other was Eliezer; for the God of my father, said he, was mine help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:

Eliezer

i.e. God is help.

18:19  Hearken now unto my voice, I will give thee counsel, and God shall be with thee: Be thou for the people to God-ward, that thou mayest bring the causes unto God:

Hearken now unto my voice

(Cf) Numbers 11:14-17 . Jehovah entirely ignored this worldly-wise organization, substituting His own order.

18:21  Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

fear

(See Scofield "Psalms 19:9") .

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