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20 “Then where is he?” He asked his daughters. “Why did you leave the man behind? Go invite him to have something to eat.”[a]

21 Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.[b] 22 Later she gave birth to a son, and Moses[c] named him Gershom,[d] because he used to say, “I became an alien in a foreign land.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 2:20 Lit. to eat bread
  2. Exodus 2:21 The Heb. lacks in marriage
  3. Exodus 2:22 Lit. he
  4. Exodus 2:22 Gershom sounds like Heb. for alien

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