New International Version
"And where is he?" Reuel asked his daughters. "Why did you leave him? Invite him to have something to eat."
King James Bible
And he said unto his daughters, And where is he? why is it that ye have left the man? call him, that he may eat bread.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to his daughters, And where is he? why then have ye left the man behind? Call him, that he may eat bread.
World English Bible
He said to his daughters, "Where is he? Why is it that you have left the man? Call him, that he may eat bread."
Young's Literal Translation
and he saith unto his daughters, 'And where is he? why is this? -- ye left the man! call for him, and he doth eat bread.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That he may eat bread - That he may be entertained, and receive refreshment to proceed on his journey. Bread, among the Hebrews, was used to signify all kinds of food commonly used for the support of man's life.
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'And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi. 2. And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. 3. And when she could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes, and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's brink. 4. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be done to him. 5. And the daughter of Pharaoh came …
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Appendix xii. The Baptism of Proselytes
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
They answered, "An Egyptian rescued us from the shepherds. He even drew water for us and watered the flock."
Moses agreed to stay with the man, who gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.
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