|New International Version (© 2011)|
He will speak to the people for you, and it will be as if he were your mouth and as if you were God to him.
King James Bible
And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people: and he shall be, even he shall be to thee instead of a mouth, and thou shalt be to him instead of God.
American Standard Version
And he shall be thy spokesman unto the people; and it shall come to pass, that he shall be to thee a mouth, and thou shalt be to him as God.
Young's Literal Translation
and he, he hath spoken for thee unto the people, and it hath come to pass, he -- he is to thee for a mouth, and thou -- thou art to him for God;
Exodus 4:16 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall be thy spokesman - Literally, He shall speak for thee (or in thy stead) to the people.
He shall be to thee instead of a mouth - He shall convey every message to the people; and thou shalt be to him instead of God - thou shalt deliver to him what I communicate to thee.
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Exodus 4:16 Parallel CommentariesGod's Instead Moreover Mouth Speak Spokesman Stead Talking ThouGod's Instead Moreover Mouth Speak Spokesman Stead Talking ThouTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Exodus 4:12 Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say."
Exodus 4:30 and Aaron told them everything the LORD had said to Moses. He also performed the signs before the people,
Exodus 7:1 Then the LORD said to Moses, "See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron will be your prophet.
Exodus 7:2 You are to say everything I command you, and your brother Aaron is to tell Pharaoh to let the Israelites go out of his country.
Jeremiah 36:32 So Jeremiah took another scroll and gave it to the scribe Baruch son of Neriah, and as Jeremiah dictated, Baruch wrote on it all the words of the scroll that Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire. And many similar words were added to them.