Moses: a story of the Nile
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Published by Merrihew in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Moses -- (Biblical leader) -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

Statementby F.E.W. Harper.
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17509581M

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The Story of Moses. Hidden in a Basket Moses in his basket: When Moses was born the Hebrews were slaves in Egypt. She hid him in a basket by the side of the River Nile. Moses is Rescued Moses is found: Moses' sister Miriam watched over him until Pharaoh's daughter came to the river to wash.   The story of Moses, is found in the second book of the Bible, Exodus, which says that he was named moses because pharaoh’s daughter drew him out of the ware, but Moses originally meant “remember returning here”. Meaning Moses was the key for the C.   6. Moses was a courageous leader. To overcome Moses’ fear, God recruited his brother Aaron to assist, promising to help them both. Moses rose to the challenge. Through the long story of the 10 plagues and the Pharaoh’s opposition; he led the Israelites out of : Danielle Bernock. When she placed little Moses in the Nile River that day, Jochebed could not have known that he would grow up to be one of God's greatest leaders, chosen to rescue the Hebrew people from slavery in Egypt. By letting go and trusting God, an even greater dream was : Jack Zavada.

As a newborn, Moses is placed in a basket and hidden in the Nile to save his life from Pharoah's orders to kill all Hebrew sons. He is found by Pharoah's daughter who takes pity on him and allows him to live. Pharoah's daughter raises and gives him the name, Moses, as she "drew him out of the water." Amazingly, this one saved Hebrew son would go on to deliver the Israelites from Egypt.   Moses, the recipient of the Ten Commandments in the Bible, and a Hebrew prophet was the leader of the Hebrew people when they left Egypt. Yocheved hid her newborn son for 3 months and then placed her baby in a wicker basket in the Nile River reeds. The baby cried and was rescued by one of the pharaoh's daughters, who kept the baby. This. Moses saw it, and helped the women and drew the water for them. These young women were sisters, the daughters of a man named Jethro, who was a priest in the land of Midian. He asked Moses to live with him, and to help him in the care of his flocks. Moses stayed with Jethro and married one of his daughters. Birth of Moses. The story of Jochebed is thought to be described in the Book of Exodus (–10) - although she is not explicitly named here. (Her name is first mentioned in Exodus ) She lived in Egypt, where the descendants of Israel were being oppressed. The Pharaoh had decreed that all their baby boys were to be thrown into the Nile, because he feared that they might become too powerful.

The story of Moses, who grew from orphan to adopted prince to leader of the oppressed people, is worthy of many retellings. In Moses, Fast breathes new life into the legendary story of the infant found among the reeds of the Moses's adoption into the home of Pharaoh Ramses II, to his upbringing in Egypt's royal court, to his controversial support of monotheism and eventual leadership /5(14).   Moses enters the story in the second chapter of the book after the unnamed pharaoh, still worried about the growing population of the Israelites, decrees that every male child must be killed. Moses' mother hides him for three months but then, afraid he will be discovered and killed, sets him adrift in a papyrus basket on the Nile where he Author: Joshua J. Mark. The Biblical story of Moses leading the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt is told in great detail and beautiful pictures in this book. The author explains the reason the Jewish people celebrate Passover. This is a simple yet great retelling of a most important story.5/5(7). They hid Moses for three months, but as he got older he didn't sleep as much and he cried louder than before. So his parents did the only thing they could do, they made a strong basket (sort of like a mini baby boat) and put blankets around the baby and placed the basket in some tall grass in the Nile river. Baby Moses had a sister named Miriam.