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Hizkuni

R. Hezekiah ben Manoah, 13th Century

Did Pharaoh’s Daughter Name Moses? In Hebrew?

She named him Moses (מֹשֶׁה) explaining, “I drew him (מְשִׁיתִהוּ) out of the water” (Exod 2:10).

Dr. Rabbi

David J. Zucker

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A Personified Reed Sea

A seemingly midrashic interpretation of the the verb נערמו neʿermu in the Song of the Sea finds support in a variant text of Deuteronomy 11:4, preserved both in the Kennicott Bible and the medieval commentator Ḥizquni, that  imagines the Reed Sea in purposive pursuit of the Egyptians.[1]

Dr.

David Rothstein

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Eldad and Medad Prophesied in the Camp

A Successful Challenge to Moses’ Control Over Prophecy 

Dr. Rabbi

David Frankel

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