Exodus 4:13
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New American Standard Bible
But he said, "Please, Lord, now send the message by whomever You will."

King James Bible
And he said, O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, Ah Lord! send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.

World English Bible
He said, "Oh, Lord, please send someone else."

Young's Literal Translation
and he saith, 'O, my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand Thou dost send.'

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And he said - The reluctance of Moses is in accordance with the inner law of man's spiritual development, and specially with his own character; but, under the circumstances, it indicated a weakness of faith.

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

Exodus 4:14
Then the anger of the LORD burned against Moses, and He said, "Is there not your brother Aaron the Levite? I know that he speaks fluently. And moreover, behold, he is coming out to meet you; when he sees you, he will be glad in his heart.

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