Moses (מֹשֶׁה, mosheh; Μωϋσῆς, Mōusēs). Name means “[is] born” [Egyptian] or “he who is drawn [from water].” Brother of Aaron the High Priest and Miriam. Leader of the Hebrew people in the 13th century bc. Chosen by God to lead the Hebrew people from Egypt to Canaan. Speaks to God “face to face, as one
Song of Moses
Bridegroom of Blood
Bridegroom of Blood (חֲתַן דָּמִים, chathan damim). A phrase that occurs in Exod 4:24–26 related to the circumcision of Moses’ son. The precise meaning of the phrase is debated, but it is either related to blood sacrifice, the recognition of bloodguilt being accounted for, or covenant kinship.