Week #17 - Yitro (Jethro)

January 20th - 26th
Exodus 18:1 - 20:26

1 Timothy 3:1-14
2 Timothy 2:2
Titus 1:5-9
Hebrews 12:18-29
James 2:8-13
1 Peter 2:9-10

Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6
Matthew 5:21-30; 15:1-11; 19:16-30
Mark 7:5-15; 10:17-31
Luke 18:18-30
Acts 6:1-7
Romans 2:17-29: 7:7-12; 13:8-10
Ephesians 6:1-3

Jethro is a man of the world, (just like us). Why does Jethro come to Moses? Because the whole world heard about the Red Sea (a disaster for Egypt), and then another nation destroyed - the Amalekites!! Jethro was a seeker of Truth, a man with a heart for God’s truth! He then gives his life to Yahweh, making an offering to Him, and becomes one of the First Fruits of the Gentiles. Yahweh gives us guidance; The Ten Words-Aseret haDevarim. (John 1) Yeshua at Mount Sinai-Horeb.

A Few Hebrew Definitions

  • Peculiar; ה ּ◌ ל ג ס H5459 segûllâh: special treasure, hidden in Him, treasure. Exodus 19:5

  • Bowed Down;H7812 שׁחה shâchâh: to bow down, prostrate oneself, this is also “Worship”

  • Depart, send: H7971 ח ל ◌ׁ ש shâlach: to send, send away, let go, stretch out, to sow. Exodus 18:27

  • Sanctify/Consecrate; H6942 ׁ◌ ש ד ק Kadosh: to consecrate-sanctify, set-apart, dedicate, hallowed, holy, be separate Exodus 19:10

  • Bribe/Gift H7810; ד ח ◌ׁ ש Shachad: present, bribe, gifts of seduction from the world. Exodus 23:8; Deuteronomy 16:19, I Samuel 12:3.(hating Covetousness 18:21)

  • ‘Suffer’ Greek- G5278 ὑ π ο µ έ ν ω hupomeno: Thayer’s: to remain, to tarry behind, abide, not recede or flee, to hold fast to one’s faith in Messiah, to endure, bear bravely, & calmly: ill treatments, the least.