Exodus 2:18

“And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to day?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you are come so soone to day?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When they came to Reuel their father, he said, "Why have you come {back} so soon today?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to-day?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you have come back so quickly today?
- Basic English Bible

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, Why are ye come so soon to-day?
- Darby Bible

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you are come so soon to day?
- Webster's Bible

When they came to Reuel, their father, he said, "How is it that you have returned so early today?"
- World English Bible

And they come in to Reuel their father, and he saith, `Wherefore have ye hastened to come in to-day?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said: 'How is it that ye are come so soon to-day?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 2:18


2:18 Reul or Raguel (see #Num 10:29|,) seems to have been their grandfather and father of Hobab or Jethro, their immediate father.


Discussion for Exodus 2:18

  • We must always be watchful in whatever we do to notice if there is any achivement or failure and how it has come about. This helps us to maintain the good or to improve where necessary. Do 'nt take things for granted.

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