Definition of Moses

1. Noun. (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai.

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Prophet

2. Noun. United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961).
Exact synonyms: Anna Mary Robertson Moses, Grandma Moses
Generic synonyms: Painter

Definition of Moses

1. n. A large flatboat, used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.

Definition of Moses

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) The patriarch who led the slaved Jews out of Egypt, brother of Aaron and Miriam in the Book of Exodus. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹

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Definition of Moses

1. mose [v] - See also: mose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moses

Mosaic law
Moschcowitz' disease
Moschus moschiferus
Moscow Time
Mosenthal test
Moses Maimonides
Moses basket
Moses baskets
Moshe Dayan
Moslem calendar
Mosler's diabetes
Mosler's sign

Literary usage of Moses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"8 And it came to pass, that on the morrow moses went into the ... And moses brought out all the rods from before the LORD unto all the children of Israel ..."

2. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine (1896)
"It may be said, that a man may speak of himself in the third person, and, therefore, it may be supposed that moses did ; but supposition proves nothing ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"We have referred to the astonishing account of the entering of moses into ... There was great joy to the Angel of Death, when he found thai moses was not to ..."

4. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"SMITH AND moses. A VETERAN gent, just stepped out of a boat, ** In a tattered old hat and a ragged pea-coat, Appeared at a shop whither many folks run, ..."

5. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by Sir William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"The narrative is told so shortly, that we are in danger of fbi-getting t^at at this last stage of his life moses must have been as much a conqueror and ..."

6. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1899)
"In the will of Eleazer Carter made 24 April, 1784, and proved 3 June, 1789, he mentions wife Lydia and daughter Lydia who had died, leaving husband moses ..."

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