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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Z is for Zipporah (Women of the Bible)


Z is for Zipporah.

Scripture Reference:

Exodus 2:16-22; 4:24-26; 18:1-6

Meaning of Name:

A sparrow.

Family Connections:

One of the seven daughters of Jethro; wife of Moses; and mother of Gershom and Eliezer.

Interesting Facts about Zipporah:

  • Zipporah and her sisters were helped by Moses when shepherds tried to chase them away from the well as they attempted to draw water for their father's flocks.
  • Zipporah invited Moses back to her father's house to break bread together at the request of her father.
  • Zipporah marries Moses.
  • She and their two sons accompany Moses part of the way on his journey back to Egypt.
  • Zipporah had to circumcise their son with a sharp flint to save Moses' life which God was about to take from him for not performing the circumcision.

What We Can Learn from Zipporah:

  • Do not cause my husband to compromise.
  • Be obedient to God.

It's hard to believe this #abcblogging challenge from my friend, Marcy at Ben and Me is finished - I really enjoyed it! Thanks for taking the journey with me! Find all of my posts in this series on my Women of the Bible page.

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