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Zipporah: (a) Daughter of Jethro; Moses’ wife. Stayed behind in Midian with their two sons while Moses went to Egypt to liberate the Israelites. Joined her husband and the Israelites shortly after the Splitting of the Sea. Moses separated from her after the Giving of the Torah, so to always be available and ready to communicate with G-d. (b) A common Jewish name.
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Tzipporah, Yitro’s daughter, was famous for her fine character and beauty. In Midian, where she lived with her father and six sisters, people often talked of Tzipporah’s kindness and wisdom. Many were the princes who came to Yitro seeking the hand of his ...
In the Book of Exodus, we are introduced to Zipporah, the daughter of Jethro, wife of Moses and mother of their two sons, Gershom and Eliezer.
Question: There is some missing information in the Bible. I read that Moses went down to Egypt with his wife and their two sons (Exodus, chapter 4). Yet later, in chapter 18, I read, “So Moses’ father-in-law, Jethro, took Zipporah, Moses’ wife, after she ...
Zimri brought Kozbi before Moses and asked him, “Is she allowed or forbidden?"
Tzipporah, wife of Moses
Why is she described as a Cushite when she actually was a Midianite?
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