Birth: Exodus 2:1-10, Numbers 26:59, 1 Chronicles 6:3

Death: Joshua 1:1-2 after living 120 years

Father: Amram

Mother/Aunt: Jochebed (only mentioned in Exodus 6:20 & Numbers 26:59)

Brother: Aaron

Sister: Miriam

Spouse: Zipporah (the Midianite daughter of Jethro/Reuel possibly mistaken as an Ethiopian/Cushite in Numbers 12)

Sons: Gershom and Eliezer (through Zipporah)

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Moses came from the line of Jacob via Levi - Exodus 6:13-27; 1 Chronicles 6:1-3

Post-Flood lineage: Abraham > Isaac > Jacob > Levi > Kohath > Amram > Moses

Moses is revered as one of the first great leaders of the Israelites. Due to the extraordinary circumstances of his childhood, he was raised with both Jewish values & an Egyptian education.

His life can basically be divided into thirds. The Egyptian pharoahs felt threatened by the proliferation of the Jewish people in their region & tried to kill all the male infants. But, Moses' mother hatched a plan to make sure he was taken care of. After being found floating in a basket in the Nile, pharoah's daughter took him in & adopted him into the royal family. His Jewish maternal mother basically acted as a nanny for pharoah's daughter so he still had Jewish influences in his life. At the age of 40, he became enraged at how the Egyptians treated the Israelite slaves and killed an Egyptian overseer who was beating a Jewish slave. Once this was discovered, he fled.

After he fled from Egypt, he stayed in the Arabian peninsula & fathered 2 sons there.
Gershom's birth appears in Exodus 2. Exodus 4 mentions that he has more than one son, but doesn't specify the other son's name until Exodus 18.

At age 80, Moses and his brother, Aaron, returned to Egypt to lead the Israelites out of bondage in the Exodus (see Exodus references).

During the Exodus, Moses and Aaron take the first census in the Sinai Desert to determine how many males were old enough to serve in their military in Numbers 1. After the death of his brother, Aaron, Moses and one of Aaron's sons, Eleazar, take the 2nd census "on the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho" in Numbers 26.

Moses received the Ten Commandments on clay tablets from God on Mount Sinai in Deuteronomy 5.

He wrote the Book of the Law (also called the Book of Moses) in Deuteronomy 1 and entrusted this to Joshua when he led the Israelites into Canaan (the land God promised to Abraham's descendants).

When trying to make their way to Canaan, Moses disobeyed God and was denied the privilege of entering Canaan. He lived just long enough to view it from afar.

Moses appeared in the transfiguration of Jesus Christ - Matthew 17:1-13; Mark 9:2-13; Luke 9:28-36.

Numerous instances of Moses in:

Exodus 2:11-25; 3:1-15; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13:1-3,19; 14; 15:1, 22-24; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20:19-22; 24; 25:1; 30:11,17,22; 34; 31:1,12,18; 32; 33; 34:1-8,27-35; 35:1-4, 35:20,29-30; 36:2-6; 38:21-22; 39; 40:1,16-35

Deuteronomy 1:1-5; 4:41-46; 5:1; 27:1,9-11; 32:44-48; 33:1, 4; 34

Leviticus 1:1; 4:1; 5:14; 6:1; 7:22,28,38; 8; 9:1,5-7,10,21, 23; 10; 11:1; 12:1; 13:1; 14:1,33; 15:1; 16:1-2,34; 17:1; 18:1; 19:1; 20:1; 21:1,16,24; 22:1,17,26; 23; 24; 25:1; 26:46; 27:1,34

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