Question: Which tribe of Israel did Moses come from?

The Bible presents Moses as Israel’s prophet par excellence and among the most prominent members of the Israelite tribe of Levi.

Was Moses a Levite?

Moses was not a Levite and that the Levites were never in Egypt.

Which tribe did Moses mother and father come from?

Moses’ parents, Amram and Jochebed (Ex. 6:20), whose names are not mentioned in the text, were both from the tribe of Levi. The story begins like many newborn stories in the Hebrew Bible (Fischer 1996:162), but the introduction of the child’s sister gives a different opinion.

Who was Levi’s father?

What religion was Moses?

Moses (/ˈmoʊzɪz, -zɪs/), also known as Moshe Rabbenu (Hebrew: מֹשֶׁה רַבֵּנוּ‎ lit. “Moshe our Teacher”), was the most important prophet in Judaism, and an important prophet in Christianity, Islam, the Baháʼí Faith, and a number of other Abrahamic religions.

Who is the brother of Moses?

What was a Levite in Jesus time?

Levite, member of a group of clans of religious functionaries in ancient Israel who apparently were given a special religious status, conjecturally for slaughtering idolaters of the golden calf during the time of Moses (Ex. 32:25–29).

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