Who is…

—meaning: a female bird

also known as: Tzipporah

She is Reuel's daughter, who became the wife of Moses (Exodus 2:21).

She was a Midianite.

As a result of the event recorded in Exodus 4:24-26, she and her two sons, Gershom and Eliezer, when so far on the way with Moses toward Egypt, were sent back by him to her own kinsfolk, the Midianites (in the Midian), with whom they sojourned till Moses afterwards joined them (18:2-6).


Article Version: July 12, 2021