Exodus 18:21-26

21Moreover, look for a  able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and place such men over the people as chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens. 22And b  let them judge the people at all times. c  Every great matter they shall bring to you, but any small matter they shall decide themselves. So it will be easier for you, and they will d  bear the burden with you. 23If you do this, God will direct you, you will be e  able to endure, and all this people also will go to their place in peace.”

24So Moses listened to the voice of his father-in-law and did all that he had said. 25 f  Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, chiefs of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and of tens. 26And g  they judged the people at all times. Any hard case they brought to Moses, but any small matter they decided themselves.
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