English Standard Version
and the name of the other, Eliezer (for he said, “The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh”).
King James Bible
And the name of the other was Eliezer; for the God of my father, said he, was mine help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:
American Standard Version
and the name of the other was Eliezer; for he said , The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.
And the other Eliezer: For the God of my father, said he, is my helper, and hath delivered me from the sword of Pharao.
English Revised Version
and the name of the other was Eliezer; for he said, The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:
Webster's Bible Translation
And the name of the other was Eliezer; (for the God of my father, said he, was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:)
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
As this battle and victory were of such significance, Moses was to write it for a memorial בּסּפר, in "the book" appointed for a record of the wonderful works of God, and "to put it into the ears of Joshua," i.e., to make known to him, and impress upon him, that Jehovah would utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; not "in order that he might carry out this decree of God on the conquest of Canaan, as Knobel supposes, but to strengthen his confidence in the help of the Lord against all the enemies of Israel. In Deuteronomy 25:19 the Israelites are commanded to exterminate Amalek, when God should have given them rest in the land of Canaan from all their enemies round about.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eliezer. i.e. my God is an help
At this retort Moses fled and became an exile in the land of Midian, where he became the father of two sons.
quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong out of weakness, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.
by the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
She gave birth to a son, and he called his name Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."
So Moses took his wife and his sons and had them ride on a donkey, and went back to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the staff of God in his hand.
1 Chronicles 23:15
The sons of Moses: Gershom and Eliezer.
1 Chronicles 23:17
The sons of Eliezer: Rehabiah the chief. Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.
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