Moses born in the house of Levi, at that time there was an order of the king, of that country, that every male child born to the Isreal. Moses mother hid him three months and could not hide him further, so she made an ark of bulrushes and daubed it with slime and with pitch and put Moses therein and left that box river of Nile. And the sister of Moses stood afar and watching the happenings to that box.
The daughter of Pharaoh came to wash herself at the river, along with her servants, and found that ark among the flags and ordered the servants to fetch that. When she opened she saw the child and had a compassion on him and said this is one of the Israel children and ordered, to take that child away and nurse for her. She promised to pay wages to the women who nursed the child.
When the child grew he was handed over to the Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, and she called his name Moses, because she drew him out of the water.
Moses went to see his brethren at that time an Egyptian smiting a Hebrew, Moses looked this way and that way and killed the Egyptian, it came to the notice of Pharaoh and Pharaoh wants to kill the Moses, then Moses went to the land of Midian. In Midian he helped to draw water and feed to the flock of the priest. The priest of Midian came to know the work of Moses and invited him to his house, and gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses. Zipporah gave birth to a son and called his name Gershom. In the Egypt the children of Israel were suffering a lot and cried and their cry came to God, God heard their cry and remembered his covenant with Abraham.
– Exodus Chapter 2