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 18:2
 18:3
 18:4
18:3 and her two sons. The name of the [first] one was Gershom, because [Moses] had declared, 'I was a foreigner (ger) in a strange land.'
Ve'et shney vaneyha asher shem ha'echad Gershom ki amar ger hayiti be'erets nochryah.
18:4 The name of the [other] one was Eliezer, because, 'My father's God (El) was my Helper (Ezer), rescuing me from Pharaoh's sword.'
Veshem ha'echad Eli'ezer ki-Elohey avi be'ezri vayatsileni mecherev Par'oh.



Commentary:

Gershom
  See Exodus 2:22.

Eliezer
  See note on Exodus 4:20; Exodus 2:15.





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