Now a 1man from the house of Levi went and took as his wife a Levite woman.
The woman conceived and bore a son, and 2when she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.
When she could hide him no longer, she took for him a basket made of bulrushesa and daubed it with bitumen and pitch. She put the child in it and placed it among the 3reeds by the river bank.
And 4his sister stood at a distance to know what would be done to him.
Now the daughter of Pharaoh came down to bathe at the river, while her young women walked beside the river. She saw the basket among the reeds and sent her servant woman, and she took it.
When she opened it, she saw the child, and behold, the baby was crying. She took pity on him and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children."