[b-hebrew] Exo 12:40 430 years
Bryant J. Williams III
bjwvmw at com-pair.net
Sat Jul 4 14:37:25 EDT 2009
Read Jochebed NOT Jockeyed.
Rev. Bryant J. Williams III
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From: "Bryant J. Williams III" <bjwvmw at com-pair.net>
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Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Exo 12:40 430 years
> Dear Steve,
> It is a good question you ask, but I do not know the answer. The text does not
> give the age of Levi when he entered Egypt, Jockeyed, the age of Jockeyed at
> birthing of Aaron, Miriam and Moses, etc. We do know that Jacob died at 147
> of age. Joseph was 17 when sold into slavery into Egypt by his brothers. The
> question would be, "How old was Levi and the other brothers at this time?" I
> think that they were in their 20's, maybe 30's. Add about 70-80 years to when
> they would be in Egypt, then somewhere along that line of time Jockeyed is
> in Egypt. The above is just speculation, The question then is, Does BAT have
> meaning of "daughter," "granddaughter" or "great-granddaughter" in this
> I am more inclined with "great-granddaughter, but that is more of an educated
> guess than anything else.
> >From what I gather from the context of the passage in Numbers is that this is
> the Second Census/Numbering of the Children of Israel. The entire list gives
> tribes and families, but does not break further down. It appears that the
> the tribe of Levi, not having an inheritance of land, is singled out as Levi,
> original head of the tribe; Amram and Jockeyed, then Moses, Aaron and Miriam.
> Finally, the descendents of Aaron as High Priest.
> Rev. Bryant J. Williams III
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> From: "Steve Miller" <smille10 at sbcglobal.net>
> To: "'Bryant J. Williams III'" <bjwvmw at com-pair.net>;
> <steve at voiceInWilderness.info>; "'K Randolph'" <kwrandolph at gmail.com>;
> "'B-Hebrew'" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, July 04, 2009 10:18 AM
> Subject: RE: [b-hebrew] Exo 12:40 430 years
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Bryant J. Williams III
> > >
> > > Dear Steve,
> > >
> > >
> > > Twice is the emphasis placed on 430 years. This would have to mean from
> > > the time
> > > of "Israel (Jacob) entered Egypt to the time of departure. Verse 41 is
> > > quite
> > > emphatic about it "to the very day."
> > >
> > > Rev. Bryant J. Williams III
> > >
> > [Steve Miller] Bryant, Then how do you deal with
> > Numbers 26:59 And the name of Amram's wife was Jochebed, the daughter of
> > Levi, whom her mother bare to Levi in Egypt: and she bare unto Amram Aaron
> > and Moses, and Miriam their sister.
> > Since Moses' mother was Levi's direct daughter, even taking that Jochebed
> > was born the year Levi died, and that Jochebed was 90 when she gave birth to
> > Moses, you can't get anywhere near 430 years.
> > Thanks,
> > -Steve Miller
> > Detroit
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