[zi-pawr-uh, -pohr-uh, zip-er-uh]


the daughter of Jethro and the wife of Moses. Ex. 2:21. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for zipporah

Historical Examples of zipporah

  • 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.