(jahk' eh buhd) Personal name meaning, Yahweh's glory. In
Exodus 6:20, the wife of Amram and the mother of Miriam, Aaron, and Moses. She was a member of the tribe of Levi. Her name includes the divine name Yahweh, evidence that the name Yahweh was known before the time of Moses. See Moses.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'JOCHEBED'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".