American Standard Version
And she bare a son, and he called his name Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.
King James Bible
And she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.
Darby Bible Translation
And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.
World English Bible
She bore a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land."
Young's Literal Translation
and she beareth a son, and he calleth his name Gershom, for he said, 'A sojourner I have been in a strange land.'
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LibraryThe Upbringing of Jewish Children
The tenderness of the bond which united Jewish parents to their children appears even in the multiplicity and pictorialness of the expressions by which the various stages of child-life are designated in the Hebrew. Besides such general words as "ben" and "bath"--"son" and "daughter"--we find no fewer than nine different terms, each depicting a fresh stage of life. The first of these simply designates the babe as the newly--"born"--the "jeled," or, in the feminine, "jaldah"--as in Exodus 2:3, 6, 8. …
Alfred Edersheim—Sketches of Jewish Social Life
The Faith of Moses.
And Moses fled at this saying, and became a sojourner in the land of Midian, where he begat two sons.
These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
For they that say such things make it manifest that they are seeking after a country of their own.
I am a stranger and a sojourner with you. Give me a possession of a burying-place with you, that I may bury my dead out of my sight.
And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt: and Moses took the rod of God in his hand.
and her two sons; of whom the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land:
and the name of the other was Eliezer; for he said , The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.
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