Moreover I said to the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river…
When we go about the Lord's work, we must not leave our wits behind us, or forget the principles of business and the rules of daily life. Neither should we ignore difficulties or suppose that they will disappear before some miracle-working power. Although depending solely on the Lord, we need not denude ourselves of judgment and common sense.
(W. P. Lockhart.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Moreover I said unto the king, If it please the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the river, that they may convey me over till I come into Judah;