New International Version
and the other was named Eliezer, for he said, "My father's God was my helper; he saved 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:
Darby Bible Translation
And the name of the other, Eliezer for the God of my father has been my help, And has delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.
World English Bible
The name of the other was Eliezer, for he said, "My father's God was my help and delivered me from Pharaoh's sword."
Young's Literal Translation
and the name of the other is Eliezer, for, 'the God of my father is for my help, and doth deliver me from the sword of Pharaoh.'
Exodus 18:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The name of the one was Gershom - See Clarke's note on Exodus 2:22.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eliezer. i.e. my God is an help
LibraryThe Ideal Statesman [Footnote: Preached on Occasion of Mr. Gladstone's Death. ]
'Thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them.'--EXODUS xviii. 21. You will have anticipated my purpose in selecting this text. I should be doing violence to your feelings and mine if I made no reference to the event which has united the Empire and the world in one sentiment. The great tree has fallen, and the crash has for the moment silenced all the sounds of the forest. Wars abroad and controversies at home are …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
When Moses heard this, he fled to Midian, where he settled as a foreigner and had two sons.
quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword; whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies.
because of your father's God, who helps you, because of the Almighty, who blesses you with blessings of the skies above, blessings of the deep springs below, blessings of the breast and womb.
Zipporah gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, saying, "I have become a foreigner in a foreign land."
So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey and started back to Egypt. And he took the staff of God in his hand.
1 Chronicles 23:15
The sons of Moses: Gershom and Eliezer.
1 Chronicles 23:17
The descendants of Eliezer: Rehabiah was the first. Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very numerous.
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