Exodus 2:2
New International Version
and she became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him for three months.

New Living Translation
The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She saw that he was a special baby and kept him hidden for three months.

English Standard Version
The woman conceived and bore a son, and when she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.

Berean Study Bible
and she conceived and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him for three months.

New American Standard Bible
The woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw that he was beautiful, she hid him for three months.

New King James Version
So the woman conceived and bore a son. And when she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him three months.

King James Bible
And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

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

Contemporary English Version
and she later had a baby boy. He was a beautiful child, and she kept him inside for three months.

Good News Translation
and she bore him a son. When she saw what a fine baby he was, she hid him for three months.

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

International Standard Version
Later, the woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She saw that he was a beautiful child, and hid him for three months.

NET Bible
The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a healthy child, she hid him for three months.

New Heart English Bible
The woman conceived, and bore a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The woman became pregnant and had a son. She saw how beautiful he was and hid him for three months.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the woman conceived, and bore a son; and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

New American Standard 1977
And the woman conceived and bore a son; and when she saw that he was beautiful, she hid him for three months.

Jubilee Bible 2000
who conceived and gave birth to a son, and seeing that he was beautiful, she hid him three months.

King James 2000 Bible
And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.

American King James Version
And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

American Standard Version
And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And she conceived, and bore a male child; and having seen that he was fair, they hid him three months.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And she conceived, and bore a son; and seeing him a goodly child hid him three months.

Darby Bible Translation
And the woman conceived, and bore a son. And she saw him that he was fair, and hid him three months.

English Revised Version
And the woman conceived, and bare a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

World English Bible
The woman conceived, and bore a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months.

Young's Literal Translation
and the woman conceiveth, and beareth a son, and she seeth him that he is fair, and she hideth him three months,
Study Bible
The Birth of Moses
1Now a man of the house of Levi married a daughter of Levi, 2and she conceived and gave birth to a son. When she saw that he was a beautiful child, she hid him for three months. 3But when she could no longer hide him, she got him a papyrus basket and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in the basket and set it among the reeds along the bank of the Nile.…
Cross References
Acts 7:20
At that time Moses was born, and he was beautiful in the sight of God. For three months he was nurtured in his father's house.

Hebrews 11:23
By faith Moses' parents hid him for three months after his birth, because they saw that he was a beautiful child, and they were unafraid of the king's edict.

Exodus 6:20
And Amram married his father's sister Jochebed, and she bore him Aaron and Moses. Amram lived 137 years.

Numbers 26:59
and Amram's wife was named Jochebed. She was also a descendant of Levi, born to Levi in Egypt. To Amram she bore Aaron, Moses, and their sister Miriam.

Deuteronomy 33:16
with the choice gifts of the land and everything in it, and with the favor of Him who dwelt in the burning bush. May these rest on the head of Joseph and crown the brow of the prince of his brothers.

1 Samuel 16:12
So Jesse sent for his youngest son and brought him in. He was ruddy, with beautiful eyes and a handsome appearance. And the LORD said, "Rise and anoint him, for he is the one."

Treasury of Scripture

And the woman conceived, and bore a son: and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months.

A.

Psalm 112:5
A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.

Acts 7:20
In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months:

Hebrews 11:23
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hid three months of his parents, because they saw he was a proper child; and they were not afraid of the king's commandment.







Lexicon
and she
הָאִשָּׁ֖ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

conceived
וַתַּ֥הַר (wat·ta·har)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2029: To conceive, become pregnant

and gave birth to
וַתֵּ֣לֶד (wat·tê·leḏ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

a son.
בֵּ֑ן (bên)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son

When she saw
וַתֵּ֤רֶא (wat·tê·re)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7200: To see

that
כִּי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

he [was a]
ה֔וּא (hū)
Pronoun - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

beautiful [child],
ט֣וֹב (ṭō·wḇ)
Adjective - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

she hid
וַֽתִּצְפְּנֵ֖הוּ (wat·tiṣ·pə·nê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person feminine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6845: To hide, to hoard, reserve, to deny, to protect, to lurk

him for three
שְׁלֹשָׁ֥ה (šə·lō·šāh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7969: Three, third, thrice

months.
יְרָחִֽים׃ (yə·rā·ḥîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3391: A lunation, month
(2) When she saw him that he was a goodly child.--St. Stephen says, that Moses was" comely before God"-- ??????? ?? ??? (Acts 7:20). Trogus Pompeius spoke of him as recommended by the beauty of his personal appearance (ap. Justin, Hist. Philipp. xxvi. 2). His infantine "goodliness" intensified the desire of his mother to save his life, but must not be re garded as the main cause of her anxiety.

She hid him three months.--As long as she could hope to conceal him effectually. It must be remembered that Egyptians were mixed up with Israelites in Goshen, and that each Hebrew household would be subjected to espionage from the time of the issue of the edict.

Verse 2. - And the woman conceived. Not for the first time, as appears from ver. 4, nor even for the second, as we learn from Exodus 7:7; but for the third. Aaron was three years old when Moses was born. As no difficulty has occurred with respect to him, we must regard the edict as issued between his birth and that of Moses. When she saw that he was a goodly child. Perhaps Jochebed would have done the same had Moses been ill-favoured, for mothers have often loved best their weakest and sickliest; but still it nard-rally seemed to her the harder that she was called upon to lose a strong and beautiful baby; and this is what the writer means to express - the clauses are not "simply co-ordinate." She hid him - i.e, kept him within the house - perhaps even in the female apartments. Egyptians were mixed up with the Israelites in Goshen - not perhaps in any great numbers, but still so that no Hebrew felt himself safe from observation. 2:1-4 Observe the order of Providence: just at the time when Pharaoh's cruelty rose to its height by ordering the Hebrew children to be drowned, the deliverer was born. When men are contriving the ruin of the church, God is preparing for its salvation. The parents of Moses saw he was a goodly child. A lively faith can take encouragement from the least hint of the Divine favour. It is said, Heb 11:23, that the parents of Moses hid him by faith; they had the promise that Israel should be preserved, which they relied upon. Faith in God's promise quickens to the use of lawful means for obtaining mercy. Duty is ours, events are God's. Faith in God will set us above the fear of man. At three months' end, when they could not hide the infant any longer, they put him in an ark of bulrushes by the river's brink, and set his sister to watch. And if the weak affection of a mother were thus careful, what shall we think of Him, whose love, whose compassion is, as himself, boundless. Moses never had a stronger protection about him, no, not when all the Israelites were round his tent in the wilderness, than now, when he lay alone, a helpless babe upon the waves. No water, no Egyptian can hurt him. When we seem most neglected and forlorn, God is most present with us.
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