New Living Translation
When Moses heard that, he fled the country and lived as a foreigner in the land of Midian. There his two sons were born.
King James Bible
Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat two sons.
Darby Bible Translation
And Moses fled at this saying, and became a sojourner in the land of Madiam, where he begat two sons.
World English Bible
Moses fled at this saying, and became a stranger in the land of Midian, where he became the father of two sons.
Young's Literal Translation
'And Moses fled at this word, and became a sojourner in the land of Midian, where he begat two sons,
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And sure enough, Pharaoh heard what had happened, and he tried to kill Moses. But Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in the land of Midian. When Moses arrived in Midian, he sat down beside a well.
Moses accepted the invitation, and he settled there with him. In time, Reuel gave Moses his daughter Zipporah to be his wife.
Later she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, for he explained, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land."
So Moses took his wife and sons, put them on a donkey, and headed back to the land of Egypt. In his hand he carried the staff of God.
(Moses' first son was named Gershom, for Moses had said when the boy was born, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land."
His second son was named Eliezer, for Moses had said, "The God of my ancestors was my helper; he rescued me from the sword of Pharaoh.")
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