And when they came to Reuel their father, he said, How is it that ye are come so soon to-day? 19
And they said, An Egyptian delivered us out of the hand of the shepherds, and moreover he drew water for us, and watered the flock. 20
And he said unto his daughters, And where is he? Why is it that ye have left the man? Call him, that he may eat bread. 21
And Moses was content to dwell with the man: and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter. 22
And she bare a son, and he called his name Gershom; for he said, I have been a sojourner in a foreign land.
23And it came to pass in the course of those many days, that the king of Egypt died: and the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage. 24And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. 25And God saw the children of Israel, and God took knowledge of them .