Parallel Verses

Amplified

And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom [expulsion, or a stranger there]; for he said, I have been a stranger and a sojourner in a foreign land.

New American Standard Bible

Then she gave birth to a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have been a sojourner in a foreign land."

King James Version

And she bare him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

Holman Bible

She gave birth to a son whom he named Gershom, for he said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land.”

International Standard Version

Later she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, because he used to say, "I became an alien in a foreign land."

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Bible in Basic English

And she gave birth to a son, to whom he gave the name Gershom: for he said, I have been living in a strange land.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And she gave birth to a son, and he called his name Gershon, for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

Julia Smith Translation

And she will bear a son, and he will call his name Gershom; for he said, I was a sojourner in a strange land.

King James 2000

And she bore him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom because he said, "I am an alien in a foreign land."

Modern King James verseion

And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom. For he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and he called him Gershom: for he said, "I have been a stranger in a strange land." And she bare yet another son, whom he called Eliezer saying, "The God of my father is mine helper, and hath rid me out of the hands of Pharaoh."

NET Bible

When she bore a son, Moses named him Gershom, for he said, "I have become a resident foreigner in a foreign land."

New Heart English Bible

She bore a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land."

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

And she bore him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.

World English Bible

She bore a son, and he named him Gershom, for he said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land."

Youngs Literal Translation

and she beareth a son, and he calleth his name Gershom, for he said, 'A sojourner I have been in a strange land.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

and he called
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

גּרשׁם 
Ger@shom 
Usage: 1

גּיר גּר 
Ger 
Usage: 92

in a strange
נכרי 
Nokriy 
Usage: 46

References

Context Readings

Moses In Midian

21 And Moses was content to dwell with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter. 22 And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom [expulsion, or a stranger there]; for he said, I have been a stranger and a sojourner in a foreign land. 23 However, after a long time [nearly forty years] the king of Egypt died; and the Israelites were sighing and groaning because of the bondage. They kept crying, and their cry because of slavery ascended to God.



Cross References

Acts 7:29

At that reply Moses sought safety by flight and he was an exile and an alien in the country of Midian, where he became the father of two sons.

Hebrews 11:13-14

These people all died controlled and sustained by their faith, but not having received the tangible fulfillment of [God's] promises, only having seen it and greeted it from a great distance by faith, and all the while acknowledging and confessing that they were strangers and temporary residents and exiles upon the earth.

Exodus 2:10

And the child grew, and she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter and he became her son. And she called him Moses, for she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

Exodus 18:3-4

And her two sons, of whom the name of the one was Gershom [ expulsion, or a stranger there], for Moses said, I have been an alien in a strange land;

Exodus 22:21

You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

1 Chronicles 16:20

When they went from nation to nation, and from one kingdom to another people,

1 Chronicles 23:14-17

But the sons of Moses the man of God were named among the tribe of Levi.

1 Chronicles 29:15

For we are strangers before You, and sojourners, as all our fathers were; our days on the earth are like a shadow, and there is no hope or expectation of remaining.

Psalm 39:12

Hear my prayer, O Lord, and give ear to my cry; hold not Your peace at my tears! For I am Your passing guest, a temporary resident, as all my fathers were.

Psalm 119:19

I am a stranger and a temporary resident on the earth; hide not Your commandments from me.

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