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20 And he said to his daughters, “Where is he? Why then[a] have you left the man? Call him so that he can eat some food.”[b] 21 And Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave Zipporah his daughter to Moses. 22 And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom because he said, “I am an alien in a foreign land.”[c]

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  1. Exodus 2:20 Literally “why this”
  2. Exodus 2:20 Literally “call to or “summon/invite” him and he will eat bread”
  3. Exodus 2:22 The word translated “alien” sounds like the first syllable in the name Gershom. The second syllable sounds like the word for “there”

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