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Idolatrous high priest of Midian. Father of Zipporah, father-in-law of Moses. Eventually he abandoned his pagan lifestyle and joined the Israelites in the desert shortly after the Exodus. There he suggested the creation of a hierarchy of magistrates and judges to assist Moses in the task of administrating justice. Also known by six other names, including Chever and Reu’el.


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Entry for 'Jethro'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ckb/j/jethro.html. 2012.

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