Exodus 2:17
Good News Translation
But some shepherds drove Jethro's daughters away. Then Moses went to their rescue and watered their animals for them.

Contemporary English Version
Some shepherds tried to chase them away, but Moses came to their rescue and watered their animals.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the shepherds came and drove them away: and Moses arose, and defending the maids, watered their sheep.

New American Bible
But shepherds came and drove them away. So Moses rose up in their defense and watered their flock.

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And the shepherds came and drove them away: and Moses arose, and defending the maids, watered their sheep.

shepherds.

Genesis 21:25 And he reproved Abimelech for a well of water, which his servants had taken away by force.

Genesis 26:15-22 Stopped up at that time all the wells, that the servants of his father, Abraham, had digged, filling them up with earth: . . .

watered.

Exodus 2:12 And when he had looked about this way and that way, and saw no one there, he slew the Egyptian and hid him in the sand.

Genesis 29:10 And when Jacob saw her, and knew her to be his cousin german, and that they were the sheep of Laban, his uncle: he removed the stone wherewith the well was closed.

Context
Moses Flees to Midian
16And the priest of Madian had seven daughters, who came to draw water: and when the troughs were filled, desired to water their father's flocks. 17And the shepherds came and drove them away: and Moses arose, and defending the maids, watered their sheep.18And when they returned to Raguel their father, he said to them: Why are ye come sooner than usual?…
Cross References
Genesis 29:3
And the custom was, when all the sheep were gathered together, to roll away the stone, and after the sheep were watered, to put it on the mouth of the well again.

Genesis 29:10
And when Jacob saw her, and knew her to be his cousin german, and that they were the sheep of Laban, his uncle: he removed the stone wherewith the well was closed.

Additional Translations
And when some shepherds came along and drove them away, Moses stood up and came to their rescue and watered their flock.And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.

And the shepherds came and drove them away; but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock.

And the shepherds came, and were driving them away; and Moses rose up and rescued them, and drew water for them, and watered their sheep.

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

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

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

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

and the shepherds come and drive them away, and Moses ariseth, and saveth them, and watereth their flock.
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