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or (Douay Bible) Jochabed

[jok-uh-bed] /ˈdʒɒk əˌbɛd/
the mother of Aaron and Moses. Ex. 6:20. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • So Jochebed thought of a plan, and prayed to God that He would help her to carry it out.

  • Ahab and Jochebed are left, looking at one another uneasily.

    Jeremiah Stefan Zweig
  • Jochebed, why dost thou not fear that the child will be drowned?

  • Jochebed, the poor mother, held her baby closer in her arms.

  • The indelible impress she left upon him was like to that given by Jochebed to her son Moses.

    Trail Tales James David Gillilan
  • But he was safe, and Jochebed's heart was full of gratitude to God as she took her little son into her arms again.

  • He it was that Jochebed with loving hands had laid in the bulrushes when 120 years ago Pharaoh had persecuted them.

    The Bible Period by Period Josiah Blake Tidwell
  • The only certain use of it before the time of Moses is in the name of 'Jochebed,' borne by his own mother.

    Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke
  • The mother and father of our hero were both of the tribe of Levi, and were named Jochebed and Amram.

    A Few Words About the Devil Charles Bradlaugh
  • Jochebed ran up and down the bank, like a dog whom its master has deserted; she beat her breast, and wept great tears.

    Historical Miniatures August Strindberg
Jochebed in the Bible

Jehovah is her glory, the wife of Amram, and the mother of Miriam, Aaron, and Moses (Num. 26:59). She is spoken of as the sister of Kohath, Amram's father (Ex. 6:20; comp. 16, 18; 2:1-10).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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