When they came to their father Reu'el, he said, "How is it that you have come so soon today?"
They said, "An Egyptian delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and even drew water for us and watered the flock."
He said to his daughters, "And where is he? Why have you left the man? Call him, that he may eat bread."
And Moses was content to dwell with the man, and he gave Moses his daughter Zippo'rah.
She bore a son, and he called his name Gershom; for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."
In the course of those many days the king of Egypt died. And the people of Israel groaned under their bondage, and cried out for help, and their cry under bondage came up to God.
And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob.
And God saw the people of Israel, and God knew their condition.
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)