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Miriam: The Older Sister of Moses and Israel’s First Prophetess

Miriam: The Older Sister of Moses and Israel’s First Prophetess

The Shemites, Women In Scripture
Miriam is only mentioned by name in 14 verses in the Bible, but she is one of the most important people found in the pages of scripture. While she is often overlooked, Miriam was the only person right by Moses' side from birth to death. Who Was Miriam's Mother? Miriam, Moses, and Aaron were all born to Jochebed while living in Egypt, Africa. We actually know less about their mother than we do about there father, and there is almost nothing said about him in the Bible. Who Was Miriam's Father? While the story doesn't mention their father Amram, it is likely he had an influence in Moses' life as well. The Bible doesn't give us much to go on other than a name and a tiny bit of genealogy. How Old Was Miriam? We're not told how much older she was than Moses, but we kno...