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[zi-pawr-uh, -pohr-uh, zip-er-uh] /zɪˈpɔr ə, -ˈpoʊr ə, ˈzɪp ər ə/
the daughter of Jethro and the wife of Moses. Ex. 2:21. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A holy woman of the Bible was called by this name, Zipporah,61 the wife of Moses.

    Debts of Honor Maurus Jkai
  • So Moses made his home with the man; and he gave Moses his daughter Zipporah to be his wife.

    The Children's Bible Henry A. Sherman
  • A kind priest by the name of Jethro received him in his house and gave him one of his seven daughters, Zipporah, as his wife.

    Ancient Man Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • They had taken some offence respecting Zipporah, his wife, who is called the Ethiopian woman.

  • If so, he discerned his transgression when trouble awoke his conscience; and so did his wife Zipporah.

  • It may be noticed, here, that the unworthy manner in which Zipporah performed the rite, did not make it invalid.

    Bertha and Her Baptism Nehemiah Adams
  • It has been already remarked that Zipporah furnishes an instructive and interesting type of the Church.

    Notes on the book of Exodus C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
  • In some way, not apparent to us, this illness was connected by Zipporah with the fact that her son had not been circumcised.

    Bible Studies Joseph M. Wheeler
  • Moses accepted the home offered him, and in time married Zipporah, one of Jethro's daughters.

    The Adopted Son J. H. Willard
  • The present contention began about Zipporah, but it ended in Moses himself.

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