Ethiopian woman

Ethiopian woman [S]

the wife of Moses ( Numbers 12:1 ). It is supposed that Zipporah, Moses' first wife ( Exodus 2:21 ), was now dead. His marriage of this "woman" descended from Ham gave offence to Aaron and Miriam.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Ethiopian woman". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Ethiopian woman. [E]

The wife of Moses is to described in ( Numbers 12:1 ) She is elsewhere said to have been the daughter of a Midianite, and in consequence of this some have supposed that the allusion is to another wife whom Moses married after the death of Zipporah. [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ethiopian woman'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.