Exodus 2:1-6 CSB

Moses' Birth and Adoption

1 Now a man from the family of Levi married a Levite woman.

References for Exodus 2:1

      2 The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son; when she saw that he was beautiful,a she hid him for three months.b

      References for Exodus 2:2

        • a 2:2 - Or healthy
        • b 2:2 - Heb 11:23
          3 But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with asphalt and pitch. She placed the child in it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.
          4 Then his sister stood at a distance in order to see what would happen to him.
          5 Pharaoh's daughter went down to bathe at the Nile while her servant girls walked along the riverbank. Seeing the basket among the reeds, she sent her slave girl to get it.
          6 When she opened it, she saw the child-a little boy, crying. She felt sorry for him and said, "This is one of the Hebrew boys."