But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus(A) basket[a] for him and coated it with tar and pitch.(B) Then she placed the child in it and put it among the reeds(C) along the bank of the Nile.

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  1. Exodus 2:3 The Hebrew can also mean ark, as in Gen. 6:14.

Then Pharaoh’s daughter went down to the Nile to bathe, and her attendants were walking along the riverbank.(A) She saw the basket among the reeds and sent her female slave to get it.

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