15 So I took (A)the heads of your tribes, wise and knowledgeable men, and [a]made them heads over you, leaders of thousands, leaders of hundreds, leaders of fifties, leaders of tens, and officers for your tribes.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 1:15 appointed

25 And (A)Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people: rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens. 26 So they judged the people at all times; the (B)hard[a] cases they brought to Moses, but they judged every small case themselves.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 18:26 difficult matters

11 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers,

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then Saul said to his servants who stood about him, “Hear now, you Benjamites! Will the son of Jesse (A)give every one of you fields and vineyards, and make you all captains of thousands and captains of hundreds?

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18 And carry these ten cheeses to the captain of their thousand, and (A)see how your brothers fare, and bring back news of them.”

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12 He will (A)appoint captains over his thousands and captains over his fifties, will set some to plow his ground and reap his harvest, and some to make his weapons of war and equipment for his chariots.

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Justice Must Be Administered

18 “You shall appoint (A)judges and officers in all your [a]gates, which the Lord your God gives you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with just judgment.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 16:18 towns

14 But Moses was angry with the officers of the army, with the captains over thousands and captains over hundreds, who had come from the battle.

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