Parallel Bible results for Exodus 18

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Exodus 18

VULA 1 cumque audisset Iethro sacerdos Madian cognatus Mosi omnia quae fecerat Deus Mosi et Israhel populo suo eo quod eduxisset Dominus Israhel de Aegypto NIV 1 Now Jethro, the priest of Midian and father-in-law of Moses, heard of everything God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, and how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt. VULA 2 tulit Sefforam uxorem Mosi quam remiserat NIV 2 After Moses had sent away his wife Zipporah, his father-in-law Jethro received her VULA 3 et duos filios eius quorum unus vocabatur Gersan dicente patre advena fui in terra aliena NIV 3 and her two sons. One son was named Gershom, for Moses said, "I have become an alien in a foreign land"; VULA 4 alter vero Eliezer Deus enim ait patris mei adiutor meus et eruit me de gladio Pharaonis NIV 4 and the other was named Eliezer, for he said, "My father's God was my helper; he saved me from the sword of Pharaoh." VULA 5 venit ergo Iethro cognatus Mosi et filii eius et uxor ad Mosen in desertum ubi erat castrametatus iuxta montem Dei NIV 5 Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, together with Moses' sons and wife, came to him in the desert, where he was camped near the mountain of God. VULA 6 et mandavit Mosi dicens ego cognatus tuus Iethro venio ad te et uxor tua et duo filii tui cum ea NIV 6 Jethro had sent word to him, "I, your father-in-law Jethro, am coming to you with your wife and her two sons." VULA 7 qui egressus in occursum cognati sui adoravit et osculatus est eum salutaveruntque se mutuo verbis pacificis cumque intrasset tabernaculum NIV 7 So Moses went out to meet his father-in-law and bowed down and kissed him. They greeted each other and then went into the tent. VULA 8 narravit Moses cognato suo cuncta quae fecerat Deus Pharaoni et Aegyptiis propter Israhel universum laborem qui accidisset eis in itinere quo liberarat eos Dominus NIV 8 Moses told his father-in-law about everything the LORD had done to Pharaoh and the Egyptians for Israel's sake and about all the hardships they had met along the way and how the LORD had saved them. VULA 9 laetatusque est Iethro super omnibus bonis quae fecerat Dominus Israheli eo quod eruisset eum de manu Aegyptiorum NIV 9 Jethro was delighted to hear about all the good things the LORD had done for Israel in rescuing them from the hand of the Egyptians. VULA 10 et ait benedictus Dominus qui liberavit vos de manu Aegyptiorum et de manu Pharaonis qui eruit populum suum de manu Aegypti NIV 10 He said, "Praise be to the LORD, who rescued you from the hand of the Egyptians and of Pharaoh, and who rescued the people from the hand of the Egyptians. VULA 11 nunc cognovi quia magnus Dominus super omnes deos eo quod superbe egerint contra illos NIV 11 Now I know that the LORD is greater than all other gods, for he did this to those who had treated Israel arrogantly." VULA 12 obtulit ergo Iethro cognatus Mosi holocausta et hostias Deo veneruntque Aaron et omnes senes Israhel ut comederent panem cum eo coram Domino NIV 12 Then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, brought a burnt offering and other sacrifices to God, and Aaron came with all the elders of Israel to eat bread with Moses' father-in-law in the presence of God. VULA 13 altero autem die sedit Moses ut iudicaret populum qui adsistebat Mosi de mane usque ad vesperam NIV 13 The next day Moses took his seat to serve as judge for the people, and they stood around him from morning till evening. VULA 14 quod cum vidisset cognatus eius omnia scilicet quae agebat in populo ait quid est hoc quod facis in plebe cur solus sedes et omnis populus praestolatur de mane usque ad vesperam NIV 14 When his father-in-law saw all that Moses was doing for the people, he said, "What is this you are doing for the people? Why do you alone sit as judge, while all these people stand around you from morning till evening?" VULA 15 cui respondit Moses venit ad me populus quaerens sententiam Dei NIV 15 Moses answered him, "Because the people come to me to seek God's will. VULA 16 cumque acciderit eis aliqua disceptatio veniunt ad me ut iudicem inter eos et ostendam praecepta Dei et leges eius NIV 16 Whenever they have a dispute, it is brought to me, and I decide between the parties and inform them of God's decrees and laws." VULA 17 at ille non bonam inquit rem facis NIV 17 Moses' father-in-law replied, "What you are doing is not good. VULA 18 stulto labore consumeris et tu et populus iste qui tecum est ultra vires tuas est negotium solus illud non poteris sustinere NIV 18 You and these people who come to you will only wear yourselves out. The work is too heavy for you; you cannot handle it alone. VULA 19 sed audi verba mea atque consilia et erit Deus tecum esto tu populo in his quae ad Deum pertinent ut referas quae dicuntur ad eum NIV 19 Listen now to me and I will give you some advice, and may God be with you. You must be the people's representative before God and bring their disputes to him. VULA 20 ostendasque populo caerimonias et ritum colendi viamque per quam ingredi debeant et opus quod facere NIV 20 Teach them the decrees and laws, and show them the way to live and the duties they are to perform. VULA 21 provide autem de omni plebe viros potentes et timentes Deum in quibus sit veritas et qui oderint avaritiam et constitue ex eis tribunos et centuriones et quinquagenarios et decanos NIV 21 But select capable men from all the people--men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain--and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. VULA 22 qui iudicent populum omni tempore quicquid autem maius fuerit referant ad te et ipsi minora tantummodo iudicent leviusque tibi sit partito in alios onere NIV 22 Have them serve as judges for the people at all times, but have them bring every difficult case to you; the simple cases they can decide themselves. That will make your load lighter, because they will share it with you. VULA 23 si hoc feceris implebis imperium Dei et praecepta eius poteris sustentare et omnis hic populus revertetur cum pace ad loca sua NIV 23 If you do this and God so commands, you will be able to stand the strain, and all these people will go home satisfied." VULA 24 quibus auditis Moses fecit omnia quae ille suggesserat NIV 24 Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he said. VULA 25 et electis viris strenuis de cuncto Israhel constituit eos principes populi tribunos et centuriones et quinquagenarios et decanos NIV 25 He chose capable men from all Israel and made them leaders of the people, officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens. VULA 26 qui iudicabant plebem omni tempore quicquid autem gravius erat referebant ad eum faciliora tantummodo iudicantes NIV 26 They served as judges for the people at all times. The difficult cases they brought to Moses, but the simple ones they decided themselves. VULA 27 dimisitque cognatum qui reversus abiit in terram suam NIV 27 Then Moses sent his father-in-law on his way, and Jethro returned to his own country.