Jethro

Jethro (Jeth´roh)

Moses’s father-in-law, the “priest of Midian” (Exod 3:1). He cared for Moses’s wife and sons during the exodus; afterward, he suggested a more effective structure for Moses’s governance of the people (Exod 18).

Exod 3:1

Moses at the Burning Bush
1Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, and came to Ho ... View more

Exod 18

Jethro's Advice
1Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for his people Israel, how the Lord had brough ... View more

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