Exodus 18:15

15 Moses answered him, “Because the people come to me to seek God’s will.

Read Exodus 18:15 Using Other Translations

And Moses said unto his father in law, Because the people come unto me to enquire of God:
And Moses said to his father-in-law, "Because the people come to me to inquire of God;
Moses replied, “Because the people come to me to get a ruling from God.

What does Exodus 18:15 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Exodus 18:15

And Moses said unto his father in law
In answer to his question; and there were two things, as Aben Ezra observes, he did to the people, and for which they came to him; the one is observed in this verse, and the other in the next:

because the people come unto me to inquire of God;
of his mind and will in certain cases, and of his statutes and laws, as the following verse shows; what they should observe, and according to which they should conduct themselves: they came to inquire what God would have them to do; and, in doubtful cases, what was his will and pleasure, and to desire Moses to inform them; and if the things were of such a nature that he could not easily and readily do it, then to inquire of God for them, which in later times was done by Urim and Thummim.

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