Dating the exodus from egypt amd catalyst not updating to 12 4
The Pharaoh of the Exodus did NOT die in the Red Sea.The Bible nowhere says Pharaoh drowned in the Red Sea.Further, drowning in the Red Sea was the easy way out.It was far more humiliating for Thutmoses III to have to travel back to a destroyed Egypt WITHOUT his army to face his people.Seth turned his back upon their chief, By his word their villages were ruined; There's no work of carrying [loads] these days. The great Lord of Egypt, might and strength are his, Who will combat, knowing how he strides?A witless fool is he who takes him on, He knows no tomorrow who attacks his border!He caused their chariot wheels to swerve, and He made them drive with difficulty; so the Egyptians said, Let us flee from Israel, for the Lord is fighting for them against the Egyptians.Then the Lord said to Moses, Stretch out your hand over the sea so that the waters may come back over Notice God "shook off" Pharaoh but didnt' kill him: "But He overthrew Pharaoh and his army in the Red Sea" (Psalm 1) The Hebrew word for "overthrew" is literally "shook off" and is metaphoric of ridding the Hebrews of Pharaoh's control.
Unless this is another case of exaggeration like the Merneptah stele, it appears Thutmoses III had conquered the promised land at the time Israel was at Kadesh Barnea.The phenomenon of Akhenaten's (1358-1341 BC) sudden zeal for monotheism was clearly a result of the Jewish exodus from Egypt in 1446 BC.Akhenaten is a thorn in the side of liberal "Bible trasher" archeologists who date the exodus at 1270 BC. Notice the mention of the Hebrew greeting "Shalom".Some will actually rule out Thutmoses III as a candidate for the Pharaoh of the Exodus BECAUSE he died 15 years after the Red Sea crossing in 1431 BC.This is a great example of where incorrect assumptions will lead you on a fruitless rabbit trail to error in choosing the WRONG Pharaoh of the Exodus.
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Recital of his victories in all lands, to let all lands together know, to let the glory of his deeds be seen: the King of Upper and Lower Egypt: Banere-meramun; the Son of Re: Merneptah, Content with Maat; the Bull, lord of strength who slays his foes, splendid on the field of valour when his attack is made: Shu who dispelled the cloud that was over Egypt, letting Egypt see the rays of the sun disk.