Deuteronomy 1:13
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Choose some wise, understanding and respected men from each of your tribes, and I will set them over you."


New American Standard Bible
'Choose wise and discerning and experienced men from your tribes, and I will appoint them as your heads.'


King James Bible
Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Appoint for yourselves wise, understanding, and respected men from each of your tribes, and I will make them your leaders."


International Standard Version
Choose for yourselves wise and discerning men, known to your tribes, and appoint them as your leaders.


American Standard Version
Take you wise men, and understanding, and known, according to your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Let me have from among you wise and understanding men, and such whose conversation is approved among your tribes, that I may appoint them your rulers.


Darby Bible Translation
Provide you wise and understanding and known men, according to your tribes, that I may make them your chiefs.


Young's Literal Translation
Give for yourselves men, wise and intelligent, and known to your tribes, and I set them for your heads;
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Context
Moses Appoints Leaders

9And I spoke to you at that time, saying, I am not able to bear you myself alone: 10The LORD your God has multiplied you, and, behold, you are this day as the stars of heaven for multitude. 11(The LORD God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as you are, and bless you, as he has promised you!) 12How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife? 13Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them rulers over you. 14And you answered me, and said, The thing which you have spoken is good for us to do. 15So I took the chief of your tribes, wise men, and known, and made them heads over you, captains over thousands, and captains over hundreds, and captains over fifties, and captains over tens, and officers among your tribes. 16And I charged your judges at that time, saying, Hear the causes between your brothers, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. 17You shall not respect persons in judgment; but you shall hear the small as well as the great; you shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it to me, and I will hear it. 18And I commanded you at that time all the things which you should do.
Cross References
Exodus 18:21
Moreover you shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:


Deuteronomy 1:12
How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife?


Deuteronomy 1:14
And you answered me, and said, The thing which you have spoken is good for us to do.


Deuteronomy 1:12
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