Exodus 18:2

“Then Jethro, Moses' father in law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Iethro Moses father in law tooke Zipporah Moses wife, after he had sent her backe,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Moses' wife Zipporah, after he had sent her away,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her away,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her away,
- Basic English Bible

And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back,
- Darby Bible

Then Jethro, Moses's father-in-law, took Zipporah Moses's wife, after he had sent her back,
- Webster's Bible

Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, received Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her away,
- World English Bible

and Jethro, father-in-law of Moses, taketh Zipporah, wife of Moses, besides her parents,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her away,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Exodus 18

  • KAM CARTER
    GOD does not always speak directly to you sometimes other people speak GOD 's word to you even when you are faithfully standing. Moses recognized that his father-in-law spoke well and was able to take his advice.
  • Zorle David for verse 21
    Get from all the people able men men who have learned ,such as reverence God, that love truth, that refuse unjust gain and appoint them over thousands, hundreds, fifties tens:
  • Exodus 18:11 is powerful to the soul.
  • Arlette
    it teaches that one need to be qualified to judge
  • Winfred
    People who are able,those who fear GOD are qualified to judge,and be it so.
  • Jemimah
    Exodus 18 is teaching about deligating work our work Moses father in-law advised him to choose God fearing men to assist him to judge.

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