Miriam
Siblings
 Moses
Moses
1392 BCE - 1273 BCE

Stories

The children of Israel, even the whole congregation, came into the wilderness of Zin in the first month. The people stayed in Kadesh. Miriam died there, and was buried there.
Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married; for he had married a Cushite woman. They said, “Has יהוה indeed spoken only with Moses? Hasn’t he spoken also with us?” And יהוה heard it. Now the man Moses was very humble, more than all the men who were on the surface of the earth. יהוה spoke suddenly to Moses, to Aaron, and to Miriam, “You three come out to the Tent of Meeting!” The three of them came out. יהוה came down in a pillar of cloud, and stood...
Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a tambourine in her hand; and all the women went out after her with tambourines and with dances. Miriam answered them, “Sing to יהוה, for he has triumphed gloriously. The horse and his rider he has thrown into the sea.”
A man of the house of Levi went and took a daughter of Levi as his wife. The woman conceived and bore a son. When she saw that he was a fine child, she hid him three months. When she could no longer hide him, she took a papyrus basket for him, and coated it with tar and with pitch. She put the child in it, and laid it in the reeds by the river’s bank. His sister stood far off, to see what would be done to him. Pharaoh’s daughter came down to bathe at the river. Her maidens walked along by the...