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[jok-uh-bed] /ˈdʒɒk əˌbɛd/
the mother of Aaron and Moses. Ex. 6:20.
Also, Douay Bible, Jochabed. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Jochebed, why dost thou not fear that the child will be drowned?

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

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

  • 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
  • So Jochebed thought of a plan, and prayed to God that He would help her to carry it out.

  • 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.

  • 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

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