along with her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom (because Moses had said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land”)[a](A) and the other Eliezer (because he had said, “The God of my father was my helper and delivered me from Pharaoh’s sword”).[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 18:3 In Hb the name Gershom sounds like the phrase “a stranger there.”
  2. Exodus 18:4 = My God Is Help

29 “At this disclosure, Moses fled and became an exile in the land of Midian, where he fathered two sons.(A)

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13 These all died in faith without having received the promises, but they saw them from a distance,(A) greeted them, and confessed that they were foreigners and temporary residents on the earth.(B)

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