Definitions for jethroˈdʒɛθ roʊ

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Jeth•roˈdʒɛθ roʊ(n.)

  1. the father-in-law of Moses. Ex. 3:1.

    Category: Bible


  1. Jethro(ProperNoun)

    The father-in-law of Moses.

  2. Jethro(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin.

  3. Origin: From יתרו.


  1. Jethro

    In the Old Testament or the Hebrew Bible, Jethro is Moses' father-in-law, a Kenite shepherd and priest of Midian. In Exodus 2:18 Jethro is also referred to as Reuel and referred to as Hobab in the Book of Numbers. He is also revered as a prophet in his own right in the Druze religion, and considered an ancestor of the Druze.


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