Parallel Verses

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,

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,"

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.

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".

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 So Jethro, Moses father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses wife, - after she had been sent home; 3 and her two sons, - of whom, the name of the one, was Gershom, for, said he, A sojourner, am I in a strange land, 4 and, the name of the other, Eliezer, for the God of my father, was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.


Cross References

Exodus 2:22

And she bare a son, and he called his name Gershom, - for he said, A, sojourner, I am, in a strange land.

Acts 7:29

And Moses fled at this saying, and became a sojourner in the land of Midian, where he begat two sons.

Exodus 4:20

So Moses took his wife and his sons, and caused them to ride upon the ass, and he returned to the land of Egypt, - and Moses took the staff of God in his hand.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O Yahweh, And, unto my cry for help, give ear, At my tears, do not be silent, - For, a sojourner, am, I, with thee, A stranger, like all my fathers.

Hebrews 11:13

In faith, all these died - not bearing away the promises, but, from afar, beholding and saluting them, and confessing that, strangers and sojourners, were they upon the land.

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved! I exhort you, as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly covetings, such as take the field against the soul;

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