(his excellence ) was priest or prince of Midian. Moses married his daughter Zipporah. (B.C. 1530.) On account if his local knowledge he was entreated to remain with the Israelites throughout their journey to Canaan. ( Numbers 10:31 Numbers 10:33 ) (He is called REUEL REUEL in ( Exodus 2:18 ) and RAGUEL in ( Numbers 10:29 ), the same word int he original for both). Reuel is probably his proper name, and Jethro his official title.--ED.)
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jethro'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".