10 But Moses replied to the Lord, “Please, Lord, I have never been eloquent—either in the past or recently or since You have been speaking to Your servant[a]—because I am slow and hesitant in speech.”[b](A)

11 Yahweh said to him, “Who made the human mouth? Who makes him mute or deaf, seeing or blind? Is it not I, Yahweh?(B) 12 Now go! I will help[c] you speak and I will teach you what to say.”(C)

13 Moses said, “Please, Lord, send someone else.”[d]

14 Then the Lord’s anger burned against Moses, and He said, “Isn’t Aaron the Levite your brother? I know that he can speak well. And also, he is on his way now to meet you. He will rejoice when he sees you.

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 4:10 = Moses
  2. Exodus 4:10 Lit heavy of mouth and heavy of tongue
  3. Exodus 4:12 Lit will be with you
  4. Exodus 4:13 Lit send by the hand of whom You will send

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