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The Book Of Exodus Chapter 2 (2 of 26)
Read vs 1
We are looking at Amram and Jochobed.
Read vs 2
The child was beautiful. Jochobed hid him three
months. Why? Was it only because of the kings command
to kill the male children? I don't think so entirely.
Hebrews 11:23 mentions that BY FAITH Moses was hid.
Faith in what or who? Faith in God, which was
demonstrated by her actions.
Read vss 3-4
I am convinced that Jochobed knew exactly what she was
doing. Why build a little ark for the child with no
purpose or thought of what would happen to the baby?
I'm convinced that she was aware that Pharaoh's
daughter bathed at the river at a certain time and
placed the ark in the river about this time. Miriam,
was sent to watch at a distance to see what would
happen to the ark.
Read vss 5-6
Pharaoh's daughter was bathing and she sees the ark
among the flags and commands the maid to bring it to
her. The maid brought it to her and when she opened
the lid what did she see but a beautiful Hebrew baby
boy. That baby boy began to cry and her heart was
moved with compassion towards the child. She felt
sorry for him.
7 Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, "Shall I
go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that
she may nurse the child for thee?"
When Miriam saw that the baby was not in any danger of
being drowned in the river, she came out of her hiding
and suggested to Pharaoh's daughter that she could go
and find a nurse of the Hebrew women to nurse the
child for her.
8 And Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Go." And the
maid went and called the child's mother.
9 And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, "Take this
child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give
[thee] thy wages." And the woman took the child, and
Now who do you think Miriam got to nurse the child?
None other than his own mother. Pharaoh's daughter had
no knowledge at all who this chi ...
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