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Exodus 4:24

Overview - Exodus 4
Moses's rod is turned into a serpent.
His hand is leprous.
10 He is loath to be sent.
13 Aaron is appointed to assist him.
18 Moses departs from Jethro.
21 God's message to Pharaoh.
24 Zipporah circumcises her son.
27 Aaron is sent to meet Moses.
29 The people believe them.
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Exodus 4:24  (King James Version)
And it came to pass by the way in the inn, that the LORD met him, and sought to kill him.
 


the inn
Genesis 42:27
The account in this and the two following verses, although rather obscure, seems to imply, that on their way to the land of Egypt, an angel appeared to Moses, and sought to kill his son, on account of his father's non-observance of the Lord's positive command to Abraham, that every man child of the Jewish nation, or born in his house in servitude, should be circumcised on the eighth day; and the Zipporah, at the command of Moses, immediately fulfilled the injunction, and thus averted the wrath of God, denounced against the disobedient: "The uncircumcised man child, whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people."
Genesis 17:14

the Lord
3:18 Numbers 22:22 Numbers 22:23 ; 1 Chronicles 21:16 ; Hosea 13:8

sought
Genesis 17:14 ; Leviticus 10:3 ; 1 Kings 13:24
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