Exodus 4:12
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New American Standard Bible
"Now then go, and I, even I, will be with your mouth, and teach you what you are to say."

King James Bible
Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.

Darby Bible Translation
And now go, and I will be with thy mouth, and will teach thee what thou shalt say.

World English Bible
Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth, and teach you what you shall speak."

Young's Literal Translation
and now, go, and I -- I am with thy mouth, and have directed thee that which thou speakest;'

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Compare with this our Lord's promise to His Apostles; Matthew 10:19; Mark 13:11.

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May the Twelfth Mouth and Matter
"Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth." --EXODUS iv. 10-17. And what a promise that is for anyone who is commissioned to proclaim the King's decrees. Here can teachers and preachers find their strength. God will be with their mouths. He will control their speech, and order their words like troops. He does not promise to make us eloquent, but to endow our words with the "demonstration of power." "And I will teach thee what thou shall say." The Lord will not only be with our mouths,
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

To the Saddest of the Sad
I often wonder what those preachers do who feel called to make up their message as they go on; for if they fail, their failure must be attributed in great measure to their want of ability to make up a moving tale. They have to spread their sails to the breeze of the age, and to pick up a gospel that comes floating down to them on the stream of time, altering every week in the year; and they must have an endless task to catch this new idea, or, as they put it, to keep abreast of the age. Unless, indeed,
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 34: 1888

Cross References
Matthew 10:19
"But when they hand you over, do not worry about how or what you are to say; for it will be given you in that hour what you are to say.

Matthew 10:20
"For it is not you who speak, but it is the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.

Mark 13:11
"When they arrest you and hand you over, do not worry beforehand about what you are to say, but say whatever is given you in that hour; for it is not you who speak, but it is the Holy Spirit.

Luke 12:11
"When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;

Luke 12:12
for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say."

Luke 21:14
"So make up your minds not to prepare beforehand to defend yourselves;

Luke 21:15
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

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