And she gave birth to a son whom he named Gershom, for he said, "I have become a stranger in a strange land."
Cross ReferencesActs 7:29
At this remark, Moses fled to the land of Midian, where he lived as a foreigner and had two sons.
All these people died in faith, without having received the things they were promised. However, they saw them and welcomed them from afar. And they acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth.
Now those who say such things show that they are seeking a country of their own.
"I am a stranger and an outsider among you. Give me a burial site among you so that I can bury my dead."
So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey, and headed back to Egypt. And he took the staff of God in his hand.
along with her two sons. One son was named Gershom, for Moses had said, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land."
The other son was named Eliezer, because Moses had said, "The God of my father was my helper and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh."
The land must not be sold permanently, because it is Mine, and you are but foreigners and sojourners with Me.
The Danites set up idols for themselves, and Jonathan son of Gershom, the son of Moses, and his sons were priests for the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land.
1 Samuel 1:20
So in the course of time, Hannah conceived and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, "Because I have asked for him from the LORD."
Chapter Outline1. Moses is born, and placed in a basket in the reeds of Nile.
5. He is found, and brought up by Pharaoh's daughter;
7. who employs his mother to nurse him.
11. He kills an Egyptian.
13. He reproves a Hebrew.
15. He flees into Midian, and marries Zipporah.
22. Gershom is born.
23. God respects the Israelites' cry.
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1 Chronicles 23:14-17
for he said.
1 Chronicles 16:20
1 Chronicles 29:15
Hebrews 11:13, 14
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