Moses and the Burning Bush

Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro,[a] the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb,[b] the mountain of God.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 3:1 Moses’ father-in-law’s first name was Jethro; Ex 2:18.
  2. Exodus 3:1 = Desolation; another name for Mount Sinai; Dt 4:10,15; 18:16; Mal 4:4

Moses’ Return to Egypt

18 Then Moses went back to his father-in-law Jethro and said to him, “Please let me return to my relatives in Egypt and see if they are still living.”

Jethro said to Moses, “Go in peace.”

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29 Moses said to Hobab, son of Moses’ father-in-law[a] Reuel[b](A) the Midianite: “We’re setting out for the place the Lord promised: ‘I will give it to you.’(B) Come with us, and we will treat you well, for the Lord has promised good things to Israel.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 10:29 Or said to Hobab’s brother-in-law
  2. Numbers 10:29 = Jethro; Ex 2:16-18; 3:1; 4:18

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