Exodus 2:15
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English Standard Version
When Pharaoh heard of it, he sought to kill Moses. But Moses fled from Pharaoh and stayed in the land of Midian. And he sat down by a well.

King James Bible
Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.

American Standard Version
Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Pharao heard of this word and sought to kill Moses: but he fled from his sight, and abode in the land of Madian, and he sat down by a well.

English Revised Version
Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well.

Exodus 2:15 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

With the directions, "Take this child away (היליכי for הוליכי used here in the sense of leading, bringing, carrying away, as in Zechariah 5:10; Ecclesiastes 10:20) and suckle it for me," the king's daughter gave the child to its mother, who was unknown to her, and had been fetched as a nurse.

Exodus 2:15 Parallel Commentaries

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fled.

Exodus 4:19 And the LORD said to Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead which sought your life.

Genesis 28:6,7 When Esau saw that Isaac had blessed Jacob, and sent him away to Padanaram, to take him a wife from there...

1 Kings 19:1-3,13,14 And Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and with how he had slain all the prophets with the sword...

Proverbs 22:3 A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Jeremiah 26:21-23 And when Jehoiakim the king, with all his mighty men, and all the princes, heard his words, the king sought to put him to death...

Matthew 10:23 But when they persecute you in this city, flee you into another: for truly I say to you...

Acts 7:29 Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat two sons.

Hebrews 11:27 By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

Midian.

Genesis 25:2,4 And she bore him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah...

sat down.

Genesis 24:11 And he made his camels to kneel down without the city by a well of water at the time of the evening...

Genesis 29:2 And he looked, and behold a well in the field, and, see, there were three flocks of sheep lying by it...

John 4:6 Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.

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 11:27
By faith he left Egypt, not being afraid of the anger of the king, for he endured as seeing him who is invisible.

Genesis 24:11
And he made the camels kneel down outside the city by the well of water at the time of evening, the time when women go out to draw water.

Genesis 29:2
As he looked, he saw a well in the field, and behold, three flocks of sheep lying beside it, for out of that well the flocks were watered. The stone on the well's mouth was large,

Exodus 4:19
And the LORD said to Moses in Midian, "Go back to Egypt, for all the men who were seeking your life are dead."

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