Ethiopian Wife of Moses


Numbers 12:1

We know the name of the first wife of Moses, and the names of his children (see href="/id/31434434-3639-4138-2D34-3843342D3343">Zipporah and Miriam), but his second wife whom he took after Zipporah’s death is an unnamed Cushite. Many Cushites followed Israel out of Egypt, and marriage with them was not forbidden by the Law (Exodus 34:16). This second marriage caused a rift between Moses and his sister and brother. Not all second marriages turn out happy.