Exodus 18:4
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English Standard Version
and the name of the other, Eliezer (for he said, “The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh”).

King James Bible
And the name of the other was Eliezer; for the God of my father, said he, was mine help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:

American Standard Version
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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the other Eliezer: For the God of my father, said he, is my helper, and hath delivered me from the sword of Pharao.

English Revised Version
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:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the name of the other was Eliezer; (for the God of my father, said he, was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh:)

Exodus 18:4 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As this battle and victory were of such significance, Moses was to write it for a memorial בּסּפר, in "the book" appointed for a record of the wonderful works of God, and "to put it into the ears of Joshua," i.e., to make known to him, and impress upon him, that Jehovah would utterly put out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven; not "in order that he might carry out this decree of God on the conquest of Canaan, as Knobel supposes, but to strengthen his confidence in the help of the Lord against all the enemies of Israel. In Deuteronomy 25:19 the Israelites are commanded to exterminate Amalek, when God should have given them rest in the land of Canaan from all their enemies round about.

Exodus 18:4 Parallel Commentaries

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Eliezer. i.e. my God is an help

Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Isaiah 50:7-9 For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint...

Hebrews 13:6 So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do to me.

delivered

Exodus 2:15 Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelled in the land of Midian...

Psalm 18:1 I will love you, O LORD, my strength.

Psalm 48:1 Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.

Psalm 34:4 I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

Daniel 6:22 My God has sent his angel, and has shut the lions' mouths, that they have not hurt me...

Acts 12:11 And when Peter was come to himself, he said, Now I know of a surety, that the LORD has sent his angel...

2 Corinthians 1:8-10 For we would not, brothers, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure...

2 Timothy 4:17 Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known...

Cross References
Acts 7:29
At this retort Moses fled and became an exile in the land of Midian, where he became the father of two sons.

Hebrews 11:34
quenched the power of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, were made strong out of weakness, became mighty in war, put foreign armies to flight.

Genesis 49:25
by the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.

Exodus 2:22
She gave birth to a son, and he called his name Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."

Exodus 4:20
So Moses took his wife and his sons and had them ride on a donkey, and went back to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the staff of God in his hand.

1 Chronicles 23:15
The sons of Moses: Gershom and Eliezer.

1 Chronicles 23:17
The sons of Eliezer: Rehabiah the chief. Eliezer had no other sons, but the sons of Rehabiah were very many.

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