Name:Jetti biblical-baby-names.com His excellence. Biblical context The Biblical baby name Jethro is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is his excellence or his abundance. Jethro was a priest of Midian, and father of Zipporah, the wife of Moses. He accompanied the Israelites on their journey through the desert. Jethro is also called Jether, Reuel and Raguel in the Bible. Biblical reference for baby name Jethro: Exodus 3:1; 4:18; 18:1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12
ZIPPORRAH Wife of the Writer of the First Five Books of the Bible And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.” (Num. 12:1) Members of both Christian and Jewish faiths are usually surprised to learn that the man God chose to write the first five books of the Bible was married to a black woman and suffered persecution for it. Moses’ wife was of Ethiopian (Cushitic) descent and her name was Zipporah.