Exodus 2:17
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
But some other shepherds came and chased them away. So Moses jumped up and rescued the girls from the shepherds. Then he drew water for their flocks.

King James Bible
And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.

Darby Bible Translation
And the shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses rose and helped them, and watered their flock.

World English Bible
The shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.

Young's Literal Translation
and the shepherds come and drive them away, and Moses ariseth, and saveth them, and watereth their flock.

Exodus 2:17 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

2:17 Stood up and helped them - This be did, because wherever he was, as occasion offered itself, he loved to be doing justice, and appearing in the defence of such as he saw injured. He loved to be doing good: wherever the Providence of God call us, we should desire and endeavour to be useful; and when we cannot do the good we would, we must be ready to do the good we can.

Exodus 2:17 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Jesus Sets Out from Judæa for Galilee.
Subdivision B. At Jacob's Well, and at Sychar. ^D John IV. 5-42. ^d 5 So he cometh to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 and Jacob's well was there. [Commentators long made the mistake of supposing that Shechem, now called Nablous, was the town here called Sychar. Sheckem lies a mile and a half west of Jacob's well, while the real Sychar, now called 'Askar, lies scarcely half a mile north of the well. It was a small town, loosely called
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Consolations against Impatience in Sickness.
If in thy sickness by extremity of pain thou be driven to impatience, meditate-- 1. That thy sins have deserved the pains of hell; therefore thou mayest with greater patience endure these fatherly corrections. 2. That these are the scourges of thy heavenly Father, and the rod is in his hand. If thou didst suffer with reverence, being a child, the corrections of thy earthly parents, how much rather shouldst thou now subject thyself, being the child of God, to the chastisement of thy heavenly Father,
Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety

Man's Misery by the Fall
Q-19: WHAT IS THE MISERY OF THAT ESTATE WHEREINTO MAN FELL? A: All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries in this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever. 'And were by nature children of wrath.' Eph 2:2. Adam left an unhappy portion to his posterity, Sin and Misery. Having considered the first of these, original sin, we shall now advert to the misery of that state. In the first, we have seen mankind offending;
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Genealogy According to Luke.
^C Luke III. 23-38. ^c 23 And Jesus himself [Luke has been speaking about John the Baptist, he now turns to speak of Jesus himself], when he began to teach, was about thirty years of age [the age when a Levite entered upon God's service--Num. iv. 46, 47], being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son [this may mean that Jesus was grandson of Heli, or that Joseph was counted as a son of Heli because he was his son-in-law] of Heli, 24 the son of Matthat, the son of Levi, the son of Melchi, the
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 29:3
It was the custom there to wait for all the flocks to arrive before removing the stone and watering the animals. Afterward the stone would be placed back over the mouth of the well.

Genesis 29:10
And because Rachel was his cousin--the daughter of Laban, his mother's brother--and because the sheep and goats belonged to his uncle Laban, Jacob went over to the well and moved the stone from its mouth and watered his uncle's flock.

Jump to Previous
Ariseth Drive Driving Drove Flock Help Helped Keepers Moses Rescue Rose Saveth Sheep Shepherds Stood Watered Watereth Watering
Jump to Next
Ariseth Drive Driving Drove Flock Help Helped Keepers Moses Rescue Rose Saveth Sheep Shepherds Stood Watered Watereth Watering
Links
Exodus 2:17 NIV
Exodus 2:17 NLT
Exodus 2:17 ESV
Exodus 2:17 NASB
Exodus 2:17 KJV

Exodus 2:17 Bible Apps
Exodus 2:17 Biblia Paralela
Exodus 2:17 Chinese Bible
Exodus 2:17 French Bible
Exodus 2:17 German Bible

Exodus 2:17 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Exodus 2:16
Top of Page
Top of Page