shepherd, or friend of God

(friend of God). + Probably the same as Jethro. [[1009]Jethro; [1010]Hobab] (B.C. 1490.) + A pious Jew of “Ecbatane, a of Media,” father of Sara, the wife of Tobias. Tob. 3:7,17, etc.

-Also called REUEL and JETHRO -Moses’ father-in-law Nu 10:29 -See [3269]JETHRO

Friend of God, (Num. 10:29)=Reuel (q.v.), Ex. 2:18, the father-in-law of Moses, and probably identical with Jethro (q.v.).