Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When they came to Reuel their father, he said, "Why have you come back so soon today?"

King James Version

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to day?

Holman Bible

When they returned to their father Reuel he asked, "Why have you come back so quickly today?"

International Standard Version

When they returned to their father Reuel, he asked, "Why have you returned so quickly today?"

A Conservative Version

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye have come so soon today?

American Standard Version

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to-day?

Amplified

And when they came to Reuel [Jethro] their father, he said, How is it that you have come so soon today?

Bible in Basic English

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you have come back so quickly today?

Darby Translation

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, Why are ye come so soon to-day?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And when they returned unto Reuel, their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon today?

Julia Smith Translation

And they will come to Reuel their father, and he will say, Wherefore hastened ye to come this day?

King James 2000

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you are come so soon today?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And they came to Reuel, their father, and he said, "{Why have you come so quickly} today?"

Modern King James verseion

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, Why have you hurried to come today?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, "How happeneth it that ye are come so soon today?"

NET Bible

So when they came home to their father Reuel, he asked, "Why have you come home so early today?"

New Heart English Bible

When they came to Reuel, their father, he said, "How is it that you have returned so early today?"

The Emphasized Bible

Then came they in unto Reuel their father, - and he said, Wherefore have ye so early come in to-day?

Webster

And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that you are come so soon to day?

World English Bible

When they came to Reuel, their father, he said, "How is it that you have returned so early today?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And they come in to Reuel their father, and he saith, 'Wherefore have ye hastened to come in to-day?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to Reuel
רעוּאל 
R@`uw'el 
Usage: 11

he said

Usage: 0

מדּע מדּוּע 
Madduwa` 
Usage: 72

is it that ye are come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Moses In Midian

17 Then the shepherds came and drove them away, but Moses stood up and helped them and watered their flock. 18 When they came to Reuel their father, he said, "Why have you come back so soon today?" 19 So they said, "An Egyptian delivered us from the hand of the shepherds, and what is more, he even drew the water for us and watered the flock."



Cross References

Exodus 3:1

Now Moses was pasturing the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Exodus 4:18

Then Moses departed and returned to Jethro his father-in-law and said to him, "Please, let me go, that I may return to my brethren who are in Egypt, and see if they are still alive." And Jethro said to Moses, "Go in peace."

Numbers 10:29

Then Moses said to Hobab the son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law, "We are setting out to the place of which the LORD said, 'I will give it to you'; come with us and we will do you good, for the LORD has promised good concerning Israel."

Exodus 18:1-12

Now Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel His people, how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt.

Numbers 19:20

'But the man who is unclean and does not purify himself from uncleanness, that person shall be cut off from the midst of the assembly, because he has defiled the sanctuary of the LORD; the water for impurity has not been sprinkled on him, he is unclean.

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