drawn out of the Water.
And when she
could not longer hide him, she took for him an ark of bulrushes,
and daubed it with slime and with pitch, and put the child
therein; and she laid it in the flags by the river's
brink. And his sister stood afar off, to wit what would be
done to him. And the daughter of Pharaoh came down to wash
herself at the river; and her maidens walked along
by the river's side; and when she saw the ark among the flags,
she sent her maid to fetch it. And when she had opened it,
she saw the child: and, behold, the babe wept. And she had
compassion on him, and said, This is one of the Hebrews'
de la Bible (1728)
Illustrated by Gerard
Hoet (1648-1733), and others.