New Living Translation
When the girls returned to Reuel, their father, he asked, "Why are you back so soon today?"
King James Bible
And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to day?
Darby Bible Translation
And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, Why are ye come so soon to-day?
World English Bible
When they came to Reuel, their father, he said, "How is it that you have returned so early today?"
Young's Literal Translation
And they come in to Reuel their father, and he saith, 'Wherefore have ye hastened to come in to-day?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:18 Reul or Raguel (see Num 10:29,) seems to have been their grandfather and father of Hobab or Jethro, their immediate father.
LibraryJesus 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.
Man's Misery by the Fall
Genealogy According to Luke.
"An Egyptian rescued us from the shepherds," they answered. "And then he drew water for us and watered our flocks."
One day Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock far into the wilderness and came to Sinai, the mountain of God.
Moses' father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, heard about everything God had done for Moses and his people, the Israelites. He heard especially about how the LORD had rescued them from Egypt.
One day Moses said to his brother-in-law, Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, "We are on our way to the place the LORD promised us, for he said, 'I will give it to you.' Come with us and we will treat you well, for the LORD has promised wonderful blessings for Israel!"
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