Moses said to the LORD,
“May the LORD, the God who gives breath to all living things, appoint someone over this community
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to go out and come in before them, one who will lead them out and bring them in, so the LORD’s people will not be like sheep without a shepherd.”
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So the LORD said to Moses, “Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is the spirit of leadership, and lay your hand on him.
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Have him stand before Eleazar the priest and the entire assembly and commission him in their presence.
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Give him some of your authority so the whole Israelite community will obey him.
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