Exodus 18:24

24 Moses listened to the counsel of 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 They'll be responsible for the everyday work of judging among the people. They'll bring the hard cases to you, but in the routine cases they'll be the judges. They will share your load and that will make it easier for you.
23 If you handle the work this way, you'll have the strength to carry out whatever God commands you, and the people in their settings will flourish also."
24 Moses listened to the counsel of his father-in-law and did everything he said.
25 Moses picked competent men from all Israel and set them as leaders over the people who were organized by the thousand, by the hundred, by fifty, and by ten.
26 They took over the everyday work of judging among the people. They brought the hard cases to Moses, but in the routine cases they were the judges.