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2:20 'And where is he now?' he asked his daughters. 'Why did you abandon the stranger? Call him, and let him have something to eat.'
Vayomer el-benotav ve'ayo lamah zeh azavten et-ha'ish kir'en lo veyochal lachem.
2:21 Moses decided to live with the man. He gave Moses his daughter Tzipporah as a wife.
Vayo'el Moshe lashevet et-ha'ish vayiten et-Tsiporah vito le-Moshe.
2:22 When she gave birth to a son, [Moses] named him Gershom. 'I have been a foreigner (ger) in a strange land,' he said.
Vateled ben vayikra et-shemo Gershom ki amar ger hayiti be'erets nochriyah.



Commentary:

Tzipporah
  Literally, 'Lady-bird.'

Gershom
  Ger Sham, 'a foreigner there.'





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