In modern stories people destined for greatness rarely start off privileged.They are dropped off at the doorstep of an orphanage or abandoned in the rain.This significant concentration of Egyptian terms militates against the Mesopotamian connection…Furthermore, it seems unlikely that a scribe during the late Judaean monarchy or the exilic period (or later) would have been familiar with these Egyptian terms,” Hoffmeier, ibid., 140.
waters of joy, to see that the hoes till the arable tracts and that ...... He was troubled, he was afraid like a fish floundering in brackish water. " Thus he met the chief smith of the king only at the gate of the fated house.
Like a lion he urinated, sprinkling his legs, and the urine contained blood and pus.
So it will be hard to get your hands on unless you find it at a library.
The book is a study of the seventh century BC text which purports to be an autobiography of the extraordinary birth of the famous third-millennium king, Sargon of Akkad.
I know we have to defend our faith, so how can I refute that argument about Sargon and Moses? So Moses could be the author of the source material while at the same time bearing signs of being contemporary to 300-200 B.
There is a pattern in ancient legends of heroes left in a basket in a river, then brought up in a royal family. [email protected] Unfortunately people seem to place more weight on the writings of a professor than writings that were inspired by the Almighty God.This literary motif goes back to ancient stories, where writers use the abandoned child theme to identify a character that rises from obscurity to privileged hero status.It’s a motif found in the biblical account of Moses’ birth. Moses’ story begins when Pharaoh feels threatened by the growing Hebrew population in Egypt and commands that all Hebrew male infants be killed (Exod –22).Roughly 30 stories like this survive from the literature of ancient Mesopotamia, Canaan, Greece, Egypt, Rome and India.The Mesopotamian work known as the Sargon Birth Legend offers the most striking parallels to the biblical story.Its relevance is mentioned in many commentaries on Exodus. He goes over the evidence for late and early dates.