Now Jethro,1 the priest of Midian2 and father-in-law of Moses, heard of everything God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, and how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt.3
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After Moses had sent away his wife Zipporah,4 his father-in-law Jethro received her
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and her two sons.5 One son was named Gershom, for Moses said, "I have become an alien in a foreign land";6
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and the other was named Eliezer,7 for he said, "My father's God was my helper;8 he saved me from the sword of Pharaoh."
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Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, together with Moses' sons and wife, came to him in the desert, where he was camped near the mountain9 of God.
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Jethro had sent word to him, "I, your father-in-law Jethro, am coming to you with your wife and her two sons."