2. Bible 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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Word origin of 'Moses'LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Mōsēs < Heb mōsheh, prob. < Egypt mes, mesu, child, son