Exodus 18:24

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

Exodus 18:24 Meaning and Commentary

Exodus 18:24

So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father in law
Considered what he said, weighed it well in his mind, and judged it good advice, and determined to follow it:

and did all that he had said;
by choosing such men as he directed to, and committing the judgment of the people to them, as follows:

Exodus 18:24 In-Context

22 And let them judge the people at all times. Every great matter they shall bring to you, but any small matter they shall decide themselves. So it will be easier for you, and they will bear the burden with you.
23 If you do this, God will direct you, you will be able to endure, and all this people also will go to their place in peace."
24 So Moses listened to the voice of his father-in-law and did all that he had said.
25 Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens.
26 And they judged the people at all times. Any hard case they brought to Moses, but any small matter they decided themselves.