King James Version
And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been an alien in a strange land:
Darby Bible Translation
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,
World English Bible
and her two sons. The name of one son was Gershom, for Moses said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land".
Young's Literal Translation
and her two sons, of whom the name of the one is Gershom, for he said, 'a sojourner I have been in a strange land:'
Exodus 18:3 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
Gershom: that is A stranger there
And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been an alien in a strange land:Exodus 18:3 Parallel Commentaries
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Then fled Moses at this saying, and was a stranger in the land of Madian, where he begat two sons.
And she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.
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 the children of Dan set up the graven image: and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Manasseh, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land.
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