[b-hebrew] Daniel 11:22

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Sun Sep 10 14:24:29 EDT 2006


> From: K Randolph Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 10:16 PM
> > > Steve:
> > >
> > > We have to look at when this seventy sevens started, and when they
> ended.
> > >
> > > I see it as Nehemiah, who was given the specific job of rebuilding the
> > > city and its walls, as the beginning. The dates for that action are
> > > uncertain, so I took the middle between the extremes I found and ended
> > > up with 415 BC.
> >
> > [Steve Miller] How do you get 415 BC for one of those decrees? Darby
> uses
> > the decree in Neh. 2:1 which he dates at 455 B.C.
> >
> Darby was trying to correlate his date with his theology. But Nehemiah
> was a contemporary with Ezra, as his references in chaps 8 and 12
> indicate. Dates I have seen from other sources range from 390 to 440
> BC.
> 

[Steve Miller] Karl, what is your source for your dates? Darby made his
interpretation match Ptolemy's dates, which results in some problems, as you
describe above. Thanks,
-Steve




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