New Living Translation
But Moses' wife, Zipporah, took a flint knife and circumcised her son. She touched his feet with the foreskin and said, "Now you are a bridegroom of blood to me."
King James Bible
Then Zipporah took a sharp stone, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, Surely a bloody husband art thou to me.
Darby Bible Translation
Then Zipporah took a stone and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet, and said, A bloody husband indeed art thou to me!
World English Bible
Then Zipporah took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son, and cast it at his feet; and she said, "Surely you are a bridegroom of blood to me."
Young's Literal Translation
and Zipporah taketh a flint, and cutteth off the foreskin of her son, and causeth it to touch his feet, and saith, 'Surely a bridegroom of blood art thou to me;'
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The Quotation in Matt. Ii. 6.
Any male who fails to be circumcised will be cut off from the covenant family for breaking the covenant."
Moses accepted the invitation, and he settled there with him. In time, Reuel gave Moses his daughter Zipporah to be his wife.
(When she said "a bridegroom of blood," she was referring to the circumcision.) After that, the LORD left him alone.
Earlier, Moses had sent his wife, Zipporah, and his two sons back to Jethro, who had taken them in.
At that time the LORD told Joshua, "Make flint knives and circumcise this second generation of Israelites."
So Joshua made flint knives and circumcised the entire male population of Israel at Gibeath-haaraloth.
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