Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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.

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 kept the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the back or west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb or 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 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. 2 Then the Angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire within a bush. As Moses looked, he saw that the bush was on fire but was not consumed.


Cross References

1 Kings 19:8

So he got up, ate, and drank. Then on the strength from that food, he walked 40 days and 40 nights to Horeb, the mountain of God.

Numbers 10:29

Moses said to Hobab, son of Moses’ father-in-law Reuel the Midianite: “We’re setting out for the place the Lord promised: ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us, and we will treat you well, for the Lord has promised good things to Israel.”

Exodus 17:6

I am going to stand there in front of you on the rock at Horeb; when you hit the rock, water will come out of it and the people will drink.” Moses did this in the sight of the elders of Israel.

Judges 4:11

Now Heber the Kenite had moved away from the Kenites, the sons of Hobab, Moses’ father-in-law, and pitched his tent beside the oak tree of Zaanannim, which was near Kedesh.

Exodus 2:16

Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters. They came to draw water and filled the troughs to water their father’s flock.

Exodus 2:18

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

Exodus 2:21

Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

Exodus 3:5

“Do not come closer,” He said. “Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”

Exodus 4:27

Now the Lord had said to Aaron, “Go and meet Moses in the wilderness.” So he went and met him at the mountain of God and kissed him.

Exodus 18:1-6

Moses’ father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian, heard about everything that God had done for Moses and His people Israel, and how the Lord had brought Israel out of Egypt.

Exodus 19:3

Moses went up the mountain to God, and the Lord called to him from the mountain: “This is what you must say to the house of Jacob, and explain to the Israelites:

Exodus 19:11

and be prepared by the third day, for on the third day the Lord will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.

Exodus 24:13

So Moses arose with his assistant Joshua and went up the mountain of God.

Exodus 24:15-17

When Moses went up the mountain, the cloud covered it.

Deuteronomy 1:6

“The Lord our God spoke to us at Horeb: ‘You have stayed at this mountain long enough.

Deuteronomy 4:10

The day you stood before the Lord your God at Horeb, the Lord said to me, ‘Assemble the people before Me, and I will let them hear My words, so that they may learn to fear Me all the days they live on the earth and may instruct their children.’

Psalm 78:70-72

He chose David His servant
and took him from the sheepfolds;

Psalm 106:19

At Horeb they made a calf
and worshiped the cast metal image.

Amos 1:1

The words of Amos, who was one of the sheep breeders from Tekoa—what he saw regarding Israel in the days of Uzziah, king of Judah, and Jeroboam son of Jehoash, king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

Amos 7:14-15

So Amos answered Amaziah, “I was not a prophet or the son of a prophet; rather, I was a herdsman, and I took care of sycamore figs.

Malachi 4:4

“Remember the instruction of Moses My servant, the statutes and ordinances I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel.

Matthew 4:18-19

As He was walking along the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon, who was called Peter, and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, since they were fishermen.

Luke 2:8

In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over their flock.

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