New American Standard Bible
Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.
King James Bible
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses consented to remain with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.
World English Bible
Moses was content to dwell with the man. He gave Moses Zipporah, his daughter.
Young's Literal Translation
And Moses is willing to dwell with the man, and he giveth Zipporah his daughter to Moses,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Moses tells us nothing of what he may have learned from his father-in-law, but he must have found in him a man conversant with the traditions of the family of Abraham; nor is there any improbability in the supposition that, as hereditary priest, Reuel may have possessed written documents concerning their common ancestors.
LibraryThe Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8. …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Faith of Moses.
"At this remark, MOSES FLED AND BECAME AN ALIEN IN THE LAND OF MIDIAN, where he became the father of two sons.
He said to his daughters, "Where is he then? Why is it that you have left the man behind? Invite him to have something to eat."
Then Moses departed and returned to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, "Please, let me go, that I may return to my brethren who are in Egypt, and see if they are still alive." And Jethro said to Moses, "Go in peace."
Then Zipporah took a flint and cut off her son's foreskin and threw it at Moses' feet, and she said, "You are indeed a bridegroom of blood to me."
Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Moses' wife Zipporah, after he had sent her away,
Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married (for he had married a Cushite woman);
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