Moses meaning

mōzĭz, -zĭs
The leader who brought the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt and led them to the Promised Land, received the Ten Commandments from God, and gave laws to the people.
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A masculine name: dim. Mo, Mose.
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In the Bible, the Hebrew prophet and lawgiver who led the Israelites out of Egypt.
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1860-1961; U.S. primitive painter.
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A dialect of the Columbia-Wenatchi language.
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The pharaonic patriarch who led the slaved Jews out of Egypt, the brother of Aaron and Miriam described in the Book of Exodus and the Quran.
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A male given name.
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A large flatboat used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.
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Origin of moses

  • Late Latin Mōses from Greek from Hebrew mōše from Egyptian ms child

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Ancient Greek Μωϋσῆς (MōüsÄ“s) from the Classical Hebrew משה

    From Wiktionary