Moses with the Tables of the Law, Rembrandt, 1659.

“She put the child into it and placed it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.”

– Exodus 2-3

“Carve two tablets of stone like the first and I will inscribe upon the tablets the words that were on the first tablets, which you shattered.”

– Exodus 34-1

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What can we learn about Moses’ roots from his name? What does this tell us about the authenticity of the Exodus story?