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Bible verses that mention Jochebed:
Exodus 2:1-2 “Now a man of the house of Levi went and took as his wife a daughter of Levi. So the woman conceived and bore a son. And when she saw him that he was a beautiful child, she hid him three months.”
Exodus 2:9 “And Pharaoh’s daughter said to her, “Take this child away and nurse him for me, and I will give you your wages.” So the woman took the child and nursed him.”
Exodus 6:20 “Amram took as his wife Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt; and she bore to Amram, Aaron and Moses and their sister Miriam.”
Numbers 26:59 “And the name of Amram’s wife was Jochebed, the daughter of Levi, who was born to Levi in Egypt; and she bore to Amram Aaron and Moses and their sister Miriam.”
Hebrews 11:23 “By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command.”
These verses show that Jochebed was Moses mother, she was the daughter of Levi and was married to Amram. She is known for her act of faith, love and determination to save her son Moses from the Pharaoh’s order, who hid him for three months and then placed him in a basket and set him adrift in the Nile river, where Pharaoh’s daughter found him and raised him as her own son. She is also the mother of Aaron and Miriam, her actions and faith are remembered by the Israelites and are an important part of the story of Moses and the Israelites liberation from Egypt.