Exodus 18:24

24 Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he said.

Exodus 18:24 in Other Translations

KJV
24 So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father in law, and did all that he had said.
ESV
24 So Moses listened to the voice of his father-in-law and did all that he had said.
NLT
24 Moses listened to his father-in-law’s advice and followed his suggestions.
MSG
24 Moses listened to the counsel of his father-in-law and did everything he said.
CSB
24 Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he 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 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.
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.”
24 Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he said.
25 He chose capable men from all Israel and made them leaders of the people, officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.
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.