2 Moses is born and cast into the flags. 5 He is taken up of Pharaoh’s daughter and kept. 12 He killeth the Egyptian. 15 He fleeth and marrieth a wife. 23 The Israelites cry unto the Lord. Then there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.
There were at this time a Hebrew fellow and girl of the tribe of Levi who married and had a family, and a baby son was born to them. When the baby’s mother saw that he was an unusually beautiful baby, she hid him at home for three months.
A man from the family of Levi married a Levite woman. The woman became pregnant and had a son. She saw there was something special about him and hid him. She hid him for three months. When she couldn’t hide him any longer she got a little basket-boat made of papyrus, waterproofed it with tar and pitch, and placed the child in it. Then she set it afloat in the reeds at the edge of the Nile.
After these things a man of the house of Levi went out, and took a wife of his kin into fleshly coupling, (And after these things, a man of the house of Levi went out, and knew his wife, who was of his own kin, or of his own tribe,)
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