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.
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.
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 only certain use of it before the time of Moses is in the name of 'Jochebed,' borne by his own mother.
The mother and father of our hero were both of the tribe of Levi, and were named Jochebed and Amram.
Jochebed ran up and down the bank, like a dog whom its master has deserted; she beat her breast, and wept great tears.
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).