Exodus 18:1-6 ESV

Jethro's Advice

1 1Jethro, 2the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel his people, how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt.

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      2 Now Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, had taken Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her home,
      3 along with her 3two sons. The name of the one was Gershom (4for he said, 5"I have been a sojournera in a foreign land"),

      References for Exodus 18:3

        • † 18:3 - Gershom sounds like the Hebrew word for sojourner
          4 and the name of the other, Eliezerb (for he said, "The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh").

          References for Exodus 18:4

            • ‡ 18:4 - Eliezer means My God is help
              5 Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife to Moses in the wilderness where he was encamped at the 6mountain of God.

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              6 And when he sent word to Moses, "I,c your father-in-law Jethro, am coming to you with your wife and her two sons with her,"

              References for Exodus 18:6

                • ˆ 18:6 - Hebrew; Samaritan, Septuagint, Syriac behold