Parallel Verses

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),

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 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

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Context Readings

Jethro's Visit

2 then Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, took Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her back, 3 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), 4 and the name of the other was Eliezer (for the God of my father, my help, 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 stranger in a strange land.

Acts 7:29

And Moses fled at this word, and became a temporary resident in the land of Midian, where he fathered two sons.

Exodus 4:20

And Moses took his wife and his sons, and set them upon an ass, 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 Jehovah, and give ear to my cry. Do not be silent at my tears; for I am a stranger with You, a pilgrim, as all my fathers were.

Hebrews 11:13

These all died by way of faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off. And they were persuaded of them and embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.

1 Peter 2:11

Dearly beloved, I exhort you as temporary residents and pilgrims to abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul,

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