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19 Now listen to me. I’ll advise you, and may God be with you. You are to represent the people before God and bring the disputes to God. 20 You are to teach them the statutes and instructions and make known to them the way they’re to go and the things they’re to do. 21 You are to look for capable men among the people, men who fear God, men of integrity who hate dishonest gain. You are to set these men over them as officials over thousands, hundreds,[a] fifties,[b] and tens.[c]

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 18:21 Lit. officials over hundreds
  2. Exodus 18:21 Lit. officials over fifties
  3. Exodus 18:21 Lit. officials over tens

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