Exodus 4:17
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English Standard Version
And take in your hand this staff, with which you shall do the signs.”

King James Bible
And thou shalt take this rod in thine hand, wherewith thou shalt do signs.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt take in thy hand this rod, wherewith thou shalt do the signs.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And take this rod in thy hand, wherewith thou shalt do the signs.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt take in thine hand this rod, wherewith thou shalt do the signs.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt take this rod in thy hand, with which thou shalt perform signs.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Jehovah both could and would provide for this defect. He had made man's mouth, and He made dumb or deaf, seeing or blind. He possessed unlimited power over all the senses, could give them or take them away; and He would be with Moses' mouth, and teach him what he was to say, i.e., impart to him the necessary qualification both as to matter and mode. - Moses' difficulties were now all exhausted, and removed by the assurances of God. But this only brought to light the secret reason in his heart. He did not wish to undertake the divine mission.

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Exodus 4:2 And the LORD said to him, What is that in your hand? And he said, A rod.

Exodus 7:9,19 When Pharaoh shall speak to you, saying, Show a miracle for you: then you shall say to Aaron, Take your rod, and cast it before Pharaoh...

1 Corinthians 1:27 But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise...

Cross References
Exodus 4:2
The LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand?" He said, "A staff."

Exodus 4:20
So Moses took his wife and his sons and had them ride on a donkey, and went back to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the staff of God in his hand.

Exodus 7:9
"When Pharaoh says to you, 'Prove yourselves by working a miracle,' then you shall say to Aaron, 'Take your staff and cast it down before Pharaoh, that it may become a serpent.'"

Exodus 14:16
Lift up your staff, and stretch out your hand over the sea and divide it, that the people of Israel may go through the sea on dry ground.

Exodus 17:9
So Moses said to Joshua, "Choose for us men, and go out and fight with Amalek. Tomorrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the staff of God in my hand."

Numbers 20:8
"Take the staff, and assemble the congregation, you and Aaron your brother, and tell the rock before their eyes to yield its water. So you shall bring water out of the rock for them and give drink to the congregation and their cattle."

2 Kings 4:29
He said to Gehazi, "Tie up your garment and take my staff in your hand and go. If you meet anyone, do not greet him, and if anyone greets you, do not reply. And lay my staff on the face of the child."

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