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 Post subject: Verses 20:17-18
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 10:56 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 20:17-18
PostPosted: 06 Jan 2014, 16:29 
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{20:17} And what is that in your right hand, O Moses?"

I'd only put a quote at the beginning,
{20:17} "And what is that in your right hand, O Moses?"

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{20:18} He said, "It is my staff; I lean upon it, and I bring down leaves for my sheep and I have therein other uses."

I suggest,
{20:18} He said, "It is my staff; I lean on it, stir [leaves] with it onto my sheep and I have therein other purposes."

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