The Bible laud’s Jochebed, Moses’ mother for her faith. We read about it in Exodus 1 and 2. Here is an expansion of the biblical story as I imagine it could have happened.
Pounding on their door startled Amram and Jochebed awake.
“Pharaoh orders every able-bodied man to report for work duty immediately,” a voice cried out.
“You’re not scheduled to work today, are you?” Jochebed whispered trying not to wake the children.
“No, I’ll find out.”
He stuck his head outside the door, “What is it, brother? It’s early. I’m not scheduled to work today.”
The official, on his way to his neighbor’s door, shouted, “You are now. Quit wasting time. Follow me!”
Amram felt Jochebed beside him. “Come, hurry. I’ll help you get ready,” she said.
“Maybe I should find out more? I’ve worked for him. Perhaps he made a mistake in calling me?” Amram started toward the official.
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