Tziporah

Synonyms:
Zipporah, tzi-po-RAH, צִפֹּרָה
Zipporah (Wikipedia)
Zipporah
Perugino, Viaggio di Mosè in Egitto 02.jpg
Detail from Moses Leaving to Egypt by Pietro Perugino, c. 1482. Zipporah is in blue.
Known forWife of Moses
Spouse(s)Moses
ChildrenGershom
Eliezer
Parent(s)Jethro
Relativessix sisters
Aaron (brother-in-law)
Miriam (sister-in-law)

Zipporah or Tzipora (

/ˈzɪpərə, zɪˈpɔːrə/

; Hebrew:

צִפוֹרָה‬, Tsippōrāh, "bird") is mentioned in the Book of Exodus as the wife of Moses, and the daughter of Reuel/Jethro, the priest or prince of Midian and the spiritual founder and ancestor of the Druze. In the Book of Chronicles, two of her descendants are mentioned: Shebuel, son of Gershom, and Rehabiah, son of Eliezer.


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