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The 10 Names of Moses

Question: Can you please tell me the 10 names of Moses/Moshe? who called him what? what is the meaning and in which book can you find it?

Answer: The names are: Yered, Chever, Yekusiel, Avigdor, Avi Socho, Avi Zonoiach, Tuvia, Shmaya, Ben Nesanel, Hasofer. The answer is in Medrash Raba Vayikra 1:3. See the Medrash for reasons.

Question: Who did Pharoah’s daughter marry?

Answer: Kalev ben Yefuneh, also called Mored. See Chronicles 1 4:18, and the commentaries of Rashi and Radak there.

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