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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Jethro

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Je'thro. (his excellence). Jethro was priest, or prince of Midian. Moses married his daughter Zipporah. (B.C. 1530). On account of his local knowledge, he was entreated to remain, with the Israelites throughout their journey to Canaan. Numbers 10:31; Numbers 10:33. (He is called Reuel, in Exodus 2:18, and Raguel, in Numbers 10:29, the same word, in the original for both). Reuel is probably his proper name, and Jethro his official title. - Editor).

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Jethro'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/j/jethro.html. 1901.

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