Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

Holman Bible

Meanwhile, Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

International Standard Version

Meanwhile, Moses continued tending the sheep that belonged to his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the sheep to the western desert and came to Horeb, God's mountain, where

American Standard Version

Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, unto Horeb.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

Now Moses was looking after the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he took the flock to the back of the waste land and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Darby Translation

And Moses tended the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock behind the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God to Horeb.

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses was feeding the sheep of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he will lead the sheep behind the desert, and he will come to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

King James 2000

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the west side of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses was a shepherd with the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the west [of] the desert, and he came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

Modern King James verseion

And Moses kept the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back side of the desert. And he came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Moses kept the sheep of Jethro his father-in-law, priest of Midian, and he drove the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, Horeb.

NET Bible

Now Moses was shepherding the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to the mountain of God, to Horeb.

New Heart English Bible

Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to God's mountain, to Horeb.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, Moses, was shepherding the flock of Jethro his father-in-law priest of Midian, - so he led forth the flock behind the desert, and came in unto the mountain of God to Horeb.

Webster

Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.

World English Bible

Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro, his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to God's mountain, to Horeb.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Moses hath been feeding the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, priest of Midian, and he leadeth the flock behind the wilderness, and cometh in unto the mount of God, to Horeb;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

the flock
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274
Usage: 274

of Jethro
יתרו 
Yithrow 
Usage: 10

חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 28

the priest
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

of Midian
מדין 
Midyan 
Usage: 59

and he led
נהג 
Nahag 
Usage: 31

to the backside
אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

of the desert
מדבּר 
Midbar 
Usage: 271

and came

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

to the mountain
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

Context Readings

Yahweh's Plan To Rescue The Israelites

1 Now Moses was keeping the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back of the wilderness, and came to the mountain of God, to Horeb. 2 And the agent of LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. And he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.


Cross References

1 Kings 19:8

And he arose, and ate and drank, and went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights to Horeb the mount of God.

Numbers 10:29

And Moses said to Hobab, the son of Reuel the Midianite, Moses' father-in-law, We are journeying to the place of which LORD said, I will give it to you. Come thou with us, and we will do thee good, for LORD has spoken good concerni

Exodus 17:6

Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb, and thou shall smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight of the elders of Israel.

Judges 4:11

Now Heber the Kenite had separated himself from the Kenites, even from the sons of Hobab the brother-in-law of Moses, and had pitched his tent as far as the oak in Zaanannim, which is by Kedesh.

Exodus 2:16

Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters. And they came and drew water, and filled the troughs to water their father's flock.

Exodus 2:18

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

Exodus 2:21

And Moses was content to dwell with the man, and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Exodus 3:5

And he said, Do not draw near here. Put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place on which thou stand is holy ground.

Exodus 4:27

And LORD said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him on the mountain of God, and kissed him.

Exodus 18:1-6

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 that LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt.

Exodus 19:3

And Moses went up to God. And LORD called to him out of the mountain, saying, Thus thou shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the sons of Israel:

Exodus 19:11

and be ready for the third day, for the third day LORD will come down in the sight of all the people upon mount Sinai.

Exodus 24:13

And Moses rose up, and Joshua his minister, and Moses went up onto the mount of God.

Exodus 24:15-17

And Moses went up onto the mount, and the cloud covered the mount.

Deuteronomy 1:6

LORD our God spoke to us in Horeb, saying, Ye have dwelt long enough at this mountain.

Deuteronomy 4:10

the day that thou stood before LORD thy God in Horeb, when LORD said to me, Assemble the people to me, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that they live upon the earth, and that they may

Psalm 78:70-72

He also chose David his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds.

Psalm 106:19

They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped a molten image.

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was among the herdsmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Amos 7:14-15

Then Amos answered, and said to Amaziah, I was no prophet, nor was I a prophet's son, but I was a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees.

Malachi 4:4

Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded to him in Horeb for all Israel, even statutes and ordinances.

Matthew 4:18-19

And walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Luke 2:8

And there were shepherds in the same region living in the fields, and keeping watch by night over their flock.

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