Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

and her two sons, of whom the name of the one was Gershom, for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.

New American Standard Bible

and her two sons, of whom one was named Gershom, for Moses said, “I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.”

King James Version

And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been an alien in a strange land:

Holman Bible

along with her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom (because Moses had said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land”)

International Standard Version

along with her two sons. The name of the one was Gershom, because he uwould say, "I was an alien in a foreign land,"

American Standard Version

and her two sons; of whom the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land:

Amplified

along with her two sons, of whom one was named Gershom (stranger), for Moses said, “I have been a stranger in a foreign land.”

Bible in Basic English

And her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom, for he said, I have been living in a strange land:

Darby Translation

and her two sons, of whom the name of the one was Gershom for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land,

Julia Smith Translation

And her two sons, which the name of the one Gershom, for he said I was a stranger in a strange land;

King James 2000

And her two sons; of whom the name of the one was Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land:

Lexham Expanded Bible

and her two sons--the one whose name [was] Gershom, for he had said, "I have been an alien in a foreign land,"

Modern King James verseion

and her two sons, of which the name of the one was Gershom (for he said, I have been an alien in a strange land),

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and her two sons, of which the one was called Gershom - for he said, "I have been an alien in a strange land" -

NET Bible

and her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom (for Moses had said, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land"),

New Heart English Bible

and her two sons. The name of one son was Gershom, for Moses said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land".

The Emphasized Bible

and her two sons, - of whom, the name of the one, was Gershom, for, said he, A sojourner, am I in a strange land,

Webster

And her two sons; of which the name of the one was Gershom; (for he said, I have been an alien in a strange land:)

World English Bible

and her two sons. The name of one son was Gershom, for Moses said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land".

Youngs Literal Translation

and her two sons, of whom the name of the one is Gershom, for he said, 'a sojourner I have been in a strange land:'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

of which the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

גּרשׁם 
Ger@shom 
Usage: 1

I have been an alien
גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

in a strange
נכרי 
Nokriy 
Usage: 46

References

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Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

2 And Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her away, 3 and her two sons, of whom the name of the one was Gershom, for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land. 4 And the name of the other was Eliezer, for [he said], The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.


Cross References

Exodus 2:22

And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom, for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.

Acts 7:29

And Moses fled at this word, and became an alien in the land of Midian, where he begot two sons.

Exodus 4:20

And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon a donkey, and he returned to the land of Egypt. And Moses took the rod of God in his hand.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear to my cry. Keep not silent at my tears, for I am a stranger with thee, a sojourner, as all my fathers were.

Hebrews 11:13

All these died in faith, not having taken the promises, but who saw and greeted them from afar, and who confessed that they were foreigners and sojourners on the earth.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I beseech you as aliens and sojourners, to abstain from the fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.

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