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Let my people go!
~ Moses telling Pharaoh to let The Israelites go
Rembrandt - Moses with the Ten Commandments - Google Art Project

Moses

Moses was, according to The Hebrew Bible, The Quran and The Bahá'í scriptures, a religious leader, lawgiver and prophet to whom The Mosaic Authorship of The Torah is traditionally attributed.

Also called "Moshe Rabbenu" in Hebrew, he is the most important prophet in Judaism he is also an important prophet in Christianity and Islam, as well as a number of other religions. He is the hero in the books of Exodus through Deuteronomy. His name meant he was draw out from the water. He was best known for how he saved The Israelites from slavery and especially for the first Passover. He was born to a Jewish woman named Jocheved, who had had 2 other children named Miriam and Aaron. She had hidden him in a basket and sent it by a river so that he wouldn't be killed under The Pharaoh's orders.

He was then saved by the Egyptian princess named Bithiah, who had taken turns with his real mother raising him. Moses grew up in the palace.

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Moses

Moses in The Prince Of Egypt

  • Moses is the main protagonist in The Prince Of Egypt where he is voiced by Val Kilmer and sung by Amick Byran.