[b-hebrew] Moses

Brian Roberts formoria at carolina.rr.com
Sat Jul 31 07:55:00 EDT 2004

It has been suggested that the Hebrews were on their way out of Egypt at 
the same exact time that the Hyksos were on their way in. I do not 
recall whose idea this was, or if it's been developed into a theory or 


On Friday, July 30, 2004, at 04:22  PM, Karl Randolph wrote:

> No we don't all agree that Moses had an Egyptian name.
> For one, Exodus doesn't agree.
> If we take Exodus as a historical document, as it claims to be, then
> when we have Moses being brought up in the pharaoh's house, that
> pharaoh could have been just as much Egyptian as when Marco Polo
> served the "Chinese" king while working in the house of Kublai Khan.
> There is nothing linguistically improbable with that understanding.
> There are several clues, taken individually don't mean much, but taken
> together suggests to me that the pharaoh of the Exodus could very well
> have been Hyksos.
> Karl W. Randolph.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brian Roberts <formoria at carolina.rr.com>
>> Sargon was a future ruler. Moses had what we all agree was likely an
>> Egyptian name. Exodus says he was raised by the Pharaonic family. I
>> don't know baby Moses was considered a future ruler. It is simply a
>> suggestion, a glorified rumination, if you will. :)
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