Deuteronomy 1:9
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New International Version
At that time I said to you, "You are too heavy a burden for me to carry alone.

New Living Translation
Moses continued, "At that time I told you, 'You are too great a burden for me to carry all by myself.

English Standard Version
“At that time I said to you, ‘I am not able to bear you by myself.

New American Standard Bible
"I spoke to you at that time, saying, 'I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.

King James Bible
And I spake unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I said to you at that time: I can't bear the responsibility for you on my own.

International Standard Version
"I also told you at that time that I won't be able to sustain you on my own.

NET Bible
I also said to you at that time, "I am no longer able to sustain you by myself.

New Heart English Bible
I spoke to you at that time, saying, "I am not able to bear you myself alone:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At that time I said to you, "I'm not able to take care of you by myself.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I spoke unto you at that time, saying: 'I am not able to bear you myself alone;

New American Standard 1977
“And I spoke to you at that time, saying, ‘I am not able to bear the burden of you alone.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And I spoke unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone;

King James 2000 Bible
And I spoke unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

American King James Version
And I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

American Standard Version
And I spake unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I said to you at that time:

Darby Bible Translation
And I spoke unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone.

English Revised Version
And I spake unto you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

Webster's Bible Translation
And I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone:

World English Bible
I spoke to you at that time, saying, "I am not able to bear you myself alone:

Young's Literal Translation
'And I speak unto you at that time, saying, I am not able by myself to bear you;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:9-18 Moses reminds the people of the happy constitution of their government, which might make them all safe and easy, if it was not their own fault. He owns the fulfilment of God's promise to Abraham, and prays for the further accomplishment of it. We are not straitened in the power and goodness of God; why should we be straitened in our own faith and hope? Good laws were given to the Israelites, and good men were to see to the execution of them, which showed God's goodness to them, and the care of Moses.
Study Bible
Moses Appoints Leaders
8'See, I have placed the land before you; go in and possess the land which the LORD swore to give to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to them and their descendants after them.' 9"I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear the burden of you alone. 10'The LORD your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are this day like the stars of heaven in number.…
Cross References
Exodus 18:18
"You will surely wear out, both yourself and these people who are with you, for the task is too heavy for you; you cannot do it alone.

Exodus 18:24
So Moses listened to his father-in-law and did all that he had said.

Numbers 11:14
"I alone am not able to carry all this people, because it is too burdensome for me.

Deuteronomy 22:18
"So the elders of that city shall take the man and chastise him,
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