Meaning: beloved

a Kenite man who has been usually identified with Jethro, Exodus 18:5, 27; compare Numbers 10:29-30

In Judges 4:11, the word rendered “father-in-law” means properly any male relative by marriage (compare Genesis 19:14, “son-in-law,” King James Version), and should be rendered “brother-in-law,” as in the Revised King James Version

His descendants followed Israel to Canaan (Numbers 10:29), and at first pitched their tents near Jericho, but afterwards settled in the south in the borders of Arad (Judges 1:8-11, 16).

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