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I love looking at this history and finding out the truth. Thank you for allowing people to participate. According to Numbers 26:51 there were 601,730 fighing men + Levites around 23,000. This is around 1451BC, 2553b,etc Total fighting men 624,730 In Genesis 46:27 it says there were 70 souls brought to Egypt. 1706BC (255 years) So 226 years later, it is ...


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The more I look into this, the more I doubt whether this blog post by Steven Horowitz is historically accurate on this particular detail. I can find very few references to the "Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine" anywhere and none of them seems to connect to what Horowitz is saying. Abdullah I officially created the emirate of Transjordan in April 1921....


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Considering only the date of 607 given by Jehovah's Witnesses: it is quite incompatible with almost everything else we know. One of the most prominent proponents of this 'theory' is Rolf Furuli, offering us his modestly named 'Oslo-chronolgy' in his book: — Rolf Furuli: "Persian Chronology and the Length of the Babylonian Exile of the Jews Assyrian, ...


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7 year old question, but still some evidence not considered. Original post brings up the difference between what JWs believe (607 BCE) and what secular sources quote (586/587 BCE). The return date is pretty undisputed- 537 BCE. And the Bible specifies an exile of 70 years. So, a 70 year exile ending in 537 BCE would have to start in 607 BCE. Secular ...


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