Exodus 2:21
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New International Version
Moses agreed to stay with the man, who gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

New Living Translation
Moses accepted the invitation, and he settled there with him. In time, Reuel gave Moses his daughter Zipporah to be his wife.

English Standard Version
And Moses was content to dwell with the man, and he gave Moses his daughter Zipporah.

New American Standard Bible
Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.

King James Bible
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

International Standard Version
Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

NET Bible
Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

New Heart English Bible
And Moses was content to dwell with the man. And he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter in marriage.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Moses decided to stay with the man. So Reuel gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses as his wife.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Moses was content to dwell with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

New American Standard 1977
And Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Moses was content to dwell with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah, his daughter.

King James 2000 Bible
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

American King James Version
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

American Standard Version
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Moses swore that he would dwell with him. And he took Sephora his daughter to wife:

Darby Bible Translation
And Moses consented to remain with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

English Revised Version
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

World English Bible
Moses was content to dwell with the man. He gave Moses Zipporah, his daughter.

Young's Literal Translation
And Moses is willing to dwell with the man, and he giveth Zipporah his daughter to Moses,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:16-22 Moses found shelter in Midian. He was ready to help Reuel's daughters to water their flocks, although bred in learning and at court. Moses loved to be doing justice, and to act in defence of such as he saw injured, which every man ought to do, as far as it is in his power. He loved to be doing good; wherever the providence of God casts us, we should desire and try to be useful; and when we cannot do the good we would, we must be ready to do the good we can. Moses commended himself to the prince of Midian; who married one of his daughters to Moses, by whom he had a son, called Gershom, a stranger there, that he might keep in remembrance the land in which he had been a stranger.
Study Bible
Moses Flees to Midian
20He said to his daughters, "Where is he then? Why is it that you have left the man behind? Invite him to have something to eat." 21Moses was willing to dwell with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses. 22Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."…
Cross References
Acts 7:29
At this remark, Moses fled to the land of Midian, where he lived as a foreigner and had two sons.

Exodus 2:20
He said to his daughters, "Where is he then? Why is it that you have left the man behind? Invite him to have something to eat."

Exodus 4:18
Then Moses departed and returned to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, "Please, let me go, that I may return to my brethren who are in Egypt, and see if they are still alive." And Jethro said to Moses, "Go in peace."

Exodus 4:25
Then Zipporah took a flint and cut off her son's foreskin and threw it at Moses' feet, and she said, "You are indeed a bridegroom of blood to me."

Exodus 18:2
Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Moses' wife Zipporah, after he had sent her away,

Numbers 12:1
Then Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married (for he had married a Cushite woman);
Treasury of Scripture

And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

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Zipporah.

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