Why did Moshe select only Anshei Chayil out of all the Midos that Yisro mentioned (in Pasuk 21)?


Seforno: Because, unable to find anyone with all the Midos, he opted for Anshei Chayil 1 as judges. 2


Over and above even Yir'ei Elokim, because knowledge and diligence take precedence over the fear of G-d in such matters (as the Gemara indicates in Shabbos, 63a).


See also Rashi, Devarim (1:15).

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