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Jethro

Biography, Summary & Biblical References

⭐Position held

Prophet

⭐Roles of Jethro in the bible

Biblical character


Jethro, also known as Reuel, was the father-in-law of Moses in the Old Testament. He was a Midianite priest and the father of seven daughters. According to the Book of Exodus, Moses married one of Jethro's daughters and lived with him for a time in Midian after fleeing Egypt. Jethro is remembered for his wise counsel to Moses and for worshiping the God of Israel. When Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai, Jethro visited him and offered a sacrifice to God. It is said that Jethro also gave Moses advice on how to govern the Israelites more efficiently by delegating authority to smaller groups of leaders.



Did you know?

How many times Jethro was mentioned in the bible?

Jethro appears 10 times in the bible.

Where is the story of Jethro begins in the Bible?

Jethro first mention in the bible is in the book of Exodus, chapter 3, verse 1. Read the full chapter

FAQ

What is Jethro known for in the Bible?

Jethro, also known as Reuel, was the father-in-law of Moses in the Old Testament. He was a Midianite priest and the father of seven daughters. According to the Book of Exodus, Moses married one of Jethro's daughters and lived with him for a time in Midian after fleeing Egypt. Jethro is remembered for his wise counsel to Moses and for worshiping the God of Israel. When Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai, Jethro visited him and offered a sacrifice to God. It is said that Jethro also gave Moses advice on how to govern the Israelites more efficiently by delegating authority to smaller groups of leaders.

How many times was Jethro mentioned in the Bible?

Jethro was mentioned 10 times in the Bible.

Where is the story of Jethro begins in the Bible?

Jethro first mention in the bible is in the book of Exodus, chapter 3, verse 1.

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