Richard Lepsius.

Letters from Egypt, Ethiopia, and the peninsula of Sinai online

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with rerertncc to ihe time of the Exodus. All llie other
intimations we meet with in the Hebrew accounts, and their
whole connection, demand, on the contrary, precisely the
same time, which we find unequivocally stated in tlu* Eiiyptian
annals of Manetho.

The question now is, whether along with this number i^O,
to which we can attribute no greater importance than to the
simple number forti/, so often repeated in the history of
Israel at that period, we must also give up as valueless every
other chronological measure of the events immediately suc-
ceeding the Exodus. But this is so little the case, that, on

Rnbbis first clunp to this epocli in the outline of history, wliich wa«
at flr»t prvib.ihly (uly niarkcil in the calendar.

' We havi- alrcaiiy »etn abovi-, lliat neither the Apostle I'aul nor
Josephujj ricuj;iiisttl the calculation of tliL- 4'n the acceptation, that the i)erio^ X ci d
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III.

The Generation of

Kohath-Amniinadab.

1 Chron. vii. 22 — 24.

( = VI.)


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The Generation of

Gershom — Libni.

1 Chron. vii. 20, 21.

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I.

The Generation of

Aaron.

1 Chron. vii. 1 — 9,

50—53.

Ezra vii. 2 — 5,


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