The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jochebed, Daughter of Levi
Jochebed, Daughter of Levi (יוֹכֶבֶד‎, yokheved). Sister of Kohath, wife of Amram, and mother of Moses and Aaron (Exod 6:20; Num 26:59).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jochebed (Person)
JOCHEBED (PERSON) [Heb yôkebed (יֹוכֶבֶד)]. A Levite woman, wife of Amram, mother of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Num 26:59). Jochebed is mentioned by name only in the Levitical genealogies of Exodus 6 and Numbers 26 (cf. Exod 2:1–10). The writer of Exod 6:20 introduces her as Amram’s wife and aunt (dōdātô;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jochebed. Amram’s wife and the mother of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Ex 6:20; Nm 26:59). On one occasion she is identified merely as “a daughter of Levi” (Ex 2:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jochebed jokʹə-bed [Heb. yôḵeḇeḏ—‘Yahweh is glory’ (?)]. Daughter of Levi, wife of Amram, and mother of Moses (Ex. 6:20; Nu. 26:59). According to Ex. 6:20, she was a sister of Kohath, Amram’s father.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JOCHEBED Amram’s wife and the mother of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Ex 6:20; Nm 26:59).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jochebed (jok´uh-bed), the mother of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam. She was the daughter of Levi, born to him in Egypt, and she was married to Amram, her nephew (Exod. 6:20; Num. 26:59). According to the story in Exod. 2:1–10, the mother of Moses (here unnamed) hid her baby for three months after he was born,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JOCHEBED. The wife of Amram (q.v.) and the mother of Moses, Aaron, and Miriam (Ex 6:20; Num 26:59). The faith, courage, and resourcefulness of Amram and Jochebed not only preserved the life of Moses, but his mother obtained from Pharaoh’s daughter the privilege of nursing and caring for her own son (Ex
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
JOCHEBED (Heb. yôḵeḇeḏ, probably ‘Yahweh is glory’, though M. Noth [Die israelitschen Personennomen, 1928, p. 111] thinks it may be of foreign origin.) The mother of Moses, Aaron and Miriam (Ex. 6:20; Nu. 26:59). She was a daughter of Levi, and married her nephew Amram. However, according to the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jochebed (Heb. yôḵeḇeḏ)The wife of Amram and mother of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Num. 26:59). She was also Amran’s aunt (Exod. 6:20).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jochebed [jŏkˊ bĕd] (Heb. yôḵeḇeḏ “the Lord is majesty”). The wife of Amram and mother of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Num. 26:59). She was also her husband’s aunt (Exod. 6:20).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
JOCHEBED (Hebrew, possibly “the Lord is glory”) The wife of Amram the Levite, and the mother of Aaron, Moses, and Miriam (Exod 6:20). She, like her husband, was also a descendant of Levi (Num 26:59).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Joch´ebed (whose glory is Jehovah), the wife and at the same time the aunt of Amram and the mother of Moses and Aaron. Ex. 2:1; 6:20; Num. 26:59.
See also
Levi Father
Kohath Father-In-Law
Merari Brother
Kohath Brother
Gershon Brother
Amram Husband
Moses Son
Aaron Son
Miriam Daughter
Zipporah Daughter-In-Law
Elisheba Daughter-In-Law
Jacob Grandfather
Joseph Uncle
Judah Uncle
Reuben Uncle
Eleazar Grandson
Benjamin Uncle
Gad Uncle
Simeon Uncle
Asher Uncle
Zebulun Uncle
Issachar Uncle
Naphtali Uncle
Dan Uncle
Leah Grandmother
Ithamar Grandson
Manasseh Cousin
Nadab Grandson
Abihu Grandson
Ephraim Cousin
Zerah Cousin
Dinah Aunt
Perez Cousin
Er Cousin
Onan Cousin
Shelah Cousin
Amram Nephew
Saul Cousin
Carmi Cousin
Hezron Cousin
Jamin Cousin
Jachin Cousin
Nemuel Cousin
Pallu Cousin
Zohar Cousin
Gershom Grandson
Bela Cousin
Beriah Cousin
Tola Cousin
Ishvi Cousin
Imnah Cousin
Shillem Cousin
Guni Cousin
Enoch Cousin
Jashub Cousin
Puvah Cousin
Elon Cousin
Huppim Cousin
Shimron Cousin
Ashbel Cousin
Hushim Cousin
Ohad Cousin
Jezer Cousin
Eri Cousin
Areli Cousin
Jahzeel Cousin
Shuni Cousin
Haggi Cousin
Sered Cousin
Kish Nephew
Ahiram Cousin
Serah Cousin
Gera Cousin
Uzziel Nephew
Shobal Cousin
Ezbon Cousin
Becher Cousin
Izhar Nephew
Ishvah Cousin
Shimei Nephew
Mahli Nephew
Libni Nephew
Hebron Nephew
Rosh Cousin
Ard Cousin
Ziphion Cousin
Muppim Cousin
Jahleel Cousin
Ehi Cousin
Arodi Cousin
Eliezer Grandson
Ozni Cousin
Mushi Nephew
Zephon Cousin
Eliab Cousin
Jediael Cousin
Jarib Cousin
Amminadab Nephew
Rapha Cousin
Nohah Cousin
Bohan Cousin
Aharah Cousin