Ancient Egypt Knew No Pharaohs Nor Any Israelites


If you think that history is all about the past …  you’d better think again.

If you think the stories the Hebrew Bible had told about ancient Egypt was the truth … you’d better think once again.

And if you believe that ancient Egypt was ruled by pharaohs … then you’d better read the next lines

Dr. Ashraf Ezzat

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Ancient Egypt knew no Pharaohs

Prologue

The title might sound a bit strange and perplexing, but in my book (published on Kindle) I’m going to elaborate on the historical reasons why the rulers of ancient Egypt were called kings and not Pharaohs.

Supported by a community of high-profile scholars and their amazing findings, I will reveal one of the biggest acts of deception in history hidden behind the myth of Egyptian Pharaohs.

And yes, the whole story of Egypt ever being ruled by so called Pharaohs is nothing but a pure myth and a blatant deception. As a matter of fact the notorious story of Moses and Pharaoh never happened in ancient Egypt, the Exodus story as narrated in the Hebrew Bible took place in an obscure and small Arabian village called Mizraim (On a modern map could be located in North Yemen)

My research combined with a body of serious and academic investigations, and supported by evidence -based findings will expose a staggering two-thousand-year deception.

In the second century BC, the Hebrew Bible was translated to Greek at the legendary library of Alexandria. Seventy Jewish scribes, hence the designation Septuagint Bible, were assigned this task by the Ptolemies in which they cunningly replaced this obscure Mizraim and its Faraon with the mighty Egypt and its king.

Ever since, this Greek (Septuagint) forged version, with this malicious distortion of ancient history, has been the source for all translations of the Bible worldwide (even the Bible tucked under your own and warm pillow)

“א וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֶל-מֹשֶׁה, עוֹד נֶגַע אֶחָד אָבִיא עַל-פַּרְעֹה וְעַל-מִצְרַיִם–אַחֲרֵי-כֵן, יְשַׁלַּח אֶתְכֶם מִזֶּה: כְּשַׁלְּחוֹ–כָּלָה, גָּרֵשׁ יְגָרֵשׁ אֶתְכֶם מִזֶּה”
“And the LORD said unto Moses: ‘Yet one plague more will I bring upon Pharaoh, and upon Mizraim; afterwards he will let you go hence; when he shall let you go, he shall surely thrust you out hence altogether” Exodus 11:1

“Kings or pharaohs, what difference does it make?” some might argue. Well, it would make a world of difference if we discovered that for thousands of years we’ve been living a myth, another twisted/misinterpreted Jewish tale that we continue to cling to and hold dear as the only irrefutable truth till this very day. It would make a difference to discover that in a few centuries after the decline of ancient knowledge and wisdom we had regrettably renounced truth and instead embraced falsehood.

It would make a world of difference if we knew that what took place at that remote period of time in the ancient Near East has shaped, over the long centuries and through our willful ignorance, the way we live today with all this web of political, ethnic and religious conflict and intolerance.

It is only by exposing the ancient deception and revealing the truth could we untangle this web of antagonism and belligerence we currently endure. Separating the truth from falsehood is what we hope to achieve by debunking this myth of Pharaoh/Moses in Egypt.

Ancient Egypt, the rise and demise

Egypt, a nation mistakenly known worldwide as the land of the pharaohs, is so embedded in history you can trace back its culture, spirituality and traditions for thousands of years.  While the world was still crawling out of its prehistoric ages, ancient Egypt was building the great pyramids under a powerful and highly organized central government .

The thing that makes Egypt stands out as a unique civilization in the ancient world, besides the magnificent legacy of colossal wonders is the fact that ancient Egyptians kept a solid and coherent documentation of their chronicles.

The Egyptian records covered the geo-political, socio-economic, military records and even the daily life activities in a way that left not much room for second guessing or speculation.

Despite that obsession for documentation, Egyptian records are completely devoid of any mention of Moses, Israelites or the so called Pharaoh.

Civilization long shrouded in silence – David Roberts 1838

With the demise of ancient Egypt, the language of that civilization – hieroglyphs – that kept intact and thriving for well over three millennia was eventually declared extinct during the Ptolemaic and Roman period (332 BC- 395 AD).

Afterwards, the ancient Egyptian monuments and texts had been shrouded in sheer silence and neglect. The great civilization that had once witnessed the first dawn of human conscience and helped to shape the human code of moral conduct turned into oblivion.

For the following 1500 years too many narratives and stories had been spawned trying to retell the story of ancient Egypt, not as it actually occurred but through interpretations and manipulations that somehow served the interests of the story tellers (in our case the Greek monarchy and Jewish clergy)

The story of ancient Egypt, the Israelite version

Of all the narratives that were told about ancient Egypt, the Hebrew Bible is the only one that somehow claimed to monopolize the truth about the history of ancient Egypt.

Thus, for more than two thousand years, most of the scholars of ancient Near East history relied primarily on the Bible as a scientific reference. And in doing so they simply followed what the Hebrew scribes wrote, or better yet tampered with in the history of ancient Egypt and blindly took it for granted. As for the common people, who were mostly illiterate and gullible, they simply fell prey to the distorted stories told by a new influx of Jewish immigration into Egypt and North Africa.

After the translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek, there was no stopping for the wide dissemination of the distorted stories of the Israelites, especially that of Pharaoh and Moses.

The world began to envision Egypt, according to the Hebrew’s distorted narrative, as the land where pharaohs brutally reigned and enslaved the ancient Hebrews. Biblical Egypt was the land that witnessed the alleged devastating ten plagues, the fictional parting of the sea and the exodus of the Israelites.

But the truth that Greek oligarchy and the Jewish clergy had distorted in their Septuagint Bible is that Ancient Arabia was the place where the story of Pharaoh and Moses actually took place. At that point you’d probably wonder why the Jewish scribes committed that grand scale act of deception ( the answer to this question is revealed in my book ‘Egypt knew no Pharaohs nor Israelites‘)

“Get ready to think the unthinkable and imagine the never thought imaginable, for if Egypt knew no Pharaohs then it goes without saying that Egypt never Knew Moses either”

So whenever Egypt was mentioned during the last two thousands of years, the word pharaoh would simultaneously pop up in the discourse thus adding more power, albeit deluding, to the Biblical designation of the rulers of ancient Egypt as pharaohs.

Ancient Egypt resurrected

Jean-François Champollion

It was not before 1822 when Jean-François Champollion, the French philologist managed to decipher the hieroglyphs in his arduous task and breakthrough of translating the Rosetta stone. Thanks to this brilliant Champollion, the long muted records and chronicles inscribed on stone and written on papyrus scrolls were resurrected and finally brought back to life.

What the predecessors thought of as mute masonry covered with some weird scribbling  and coffins haunted with eternal curse began to attract eager historians and modern archeologists .

Upon dusting off the ancient artifacts and temple inscriptions modern archeologists, and for the first time, began to listen to the stone uttering the truth about the genuine story of ancient Egypt.

In the mid-nineteenth century the genuine version of the history of ancient Egypt and the Near East began to unravel as its true stories were being retold again. Ironically, what the excavated records of ancient Egypt had told the modern historians and archeologists was totally different from what the Hebrew narrative said or claimed to have taken place on the land of Egypt.

But what struck historians as a total surprise is the fact that ancient Egyptian records had no mention of any Israelites in Egypt, non-whatsoever, whereas the Hebrew Bible is replete with epic tales about Egypt.

As the more of ancient Egypt texts and inscriptions were decoded, the remoter from truth the Biblical narrative looked. Interestingly, as the non- stop archeological discoveries were in the process of resurrecting the true story of ancient Egypt the Biblical narrative kept on decomposing subjecting some of the dominant Israelite stories, like the exodus, to scientific doubts and second thoughts.

For two thousand years the world has been indoctrinated into an unshakable belief that linked the Israelites with Egypt. As more chisels were unearthing the true story of ancient Egypt, the Biblical narrative kept on getting more unauthentic to the eyes of academics.

The Exodus story is currently refuted by prominent modern archeologists, many of whom are interestingly Israelis. Egyptologists now view the story of the Israelites’ exodus as a mere myth that could not reflect true history.

The ancient  Egyptian royal titulary

If we went back in time and tried to find how the word “Pharaoh” claimed that worldwide fame, we would undoubtedly have to stop before the Hebrew landmark story of the exodus from Egypt.

Was pharaoh the name of the Egyptian king, or was it his title or his epithet, that is one thing the Bible had not been clear about.

Tracing the etymology and the historicity of that word “Pharaoh” took me on a long journey back in time to ancient Egypt. During the exciting journey I stumbled upon the most amazing discovery.

I haven’t discovered a new royal mummy nor have I found the lost tomb of king Akhenaten, I simply found out, contrary to what everybody believed, that the history and the chronicles of ancient Egypt had no mention of pharaohs.

History shows that ancient Egypt only knew kings and sometimes queens but never pharaohs nor any mention of enslavement of Israelites.  As a matter of fact; slavery was not a common practice in ancient Egypt and it was only introduced into the late dynasties of ancient Egypt only after the Persian and the Roman conquest.

The old kingdom (2686-2181 BC) knew kings such as Djoser, Khufu and Teti , the middle kingdom ( 2055-1650 BC) had kings such as Senusret I and Senusret II and the new kingdom ( 1550-1069 BC) witnessed the topnotch kings such as Thutmose III, queen Hatshepsut, Akhenaten, Tutankhamun and Usermaatre Setpenre ( Ramsses II )

Egyptian kings typically had five names, a Personal or birth name, Horus name, Nebty (two ladies) name, Horus of Gold, and the most important of all titles (the throne/coronation name)

King Tutankhamun royal cartouche with his coronation name

The coronation name inside a cartouche was usually accompanied with the title nesu-bity, “King of Upper and Lower Egypt” and the epithet neb tawy, “Lord of the Two Lands”, referring to upper Egypt and delta regions of Egypt.

For example, king Tutankhamun’s throne name was Neb-Kheperu-re, which means “Lord of Manifestations of Re and was customarily accompanied by the epithet “lord of the two lands” followed by the usual benediction “life, prosperity and health

Likewise, the coronation name for king Ramses II, long thought to be the Pharaoh of Moses, is Usermaatre Setepenre (does this look,sound or even smell anything like Pharaoh?)

According to the ancient texts and papyri, high ranking officials like high priests, princes, commanders of the army… etc, addressed the king as the ruler of the crowns, beloved of the gods, lord of the diadems, living forever and forever… but never as Pharaoh.

Not so often kings of ancient Egypt were referred to as the magnificent in earth and heaven, lord of crowns and as “the sun in the sky and this was the ultimate titulary that reflected the ascension of the king to the realm of deities.

Etymology shows that the word pharaoh is the Greek pronunciation of the compound word “pe-ro” or “pr –aa” which referred to the palace of the king or rather the great house and not necessarily the king himself.

Whoever came up with this Per-aa thesis he/they were most certainly thinking of the Biblical word ‘Faraon’. Therefore Per-aa thesis is nothing but a close approximation to Faraon/Pharaoh that lacks any historical authenticity. Obviously it was suggested by the early 19th century Egyptologists whose mindset was soaked with Biblical narrative.

The first generations of Biblical archeologists started digging in Egypt and Palestine hoping to corroborate the Israelite stories not seeking to find out the historical truth be that as it may. After more than one-hundred-year of extensive digging they failed to find any evidence that could prove Egypt was the land of the Exodus and Palestine the Promised land.

The staggering truth is that the geography of the Hebrew Bible cannot and will not fit into the Egyptian nor the Palestinian territories. In other words, the Hebrew Bible and its stories is an enigmatic case of lost geography (as well explained in my book)

“Now take a deep breath, and try to digest that the Israelite’s Promised Land is not in Palestine where the modern day Israel has been established for nearly six decades now. How is that for a paradigm shift, pretty huge eh?”

Some argue that during the eighteenth dynasty (sixteenth to fourteenth centuries BC) the title pharaoh was employed as a reverential designation of the ruler as is the case in a letter to Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten), who reigned 1353 – 1336 BC, whom is addressed as ‘Pharaoh, all life, prosperity, and health!.

But then again, that was entirely invalid, as shown in the letters of Amarna (Tablet correspondence between the Egyptian administration during the reign of king Akhenaten (1350-1334) and its representatives in Canaan and Amurru and also the state of international affairs between Egypt and the major powers of the Middle East, Babylonia, Mitanni and Assyria).

In the letters sent by the kings of Babylon and Assyria Akhentaen is addressed as the king of Egypt whereas in those sent by the Canaanite representatives he is addressed as follows:
“To the King my lord, my sun, my god, the breath of my life… your slave and dust under your feet. At the feet of the King my lord, my sun, my god, the breath of my life, I bowed down seven times”

The Great House vs. the White House

Like we of today refer to the president of the United States and his inner circle of high officials as the white house, in the ancient world the mighty king of Egypt and his court of priests and commanders were referred to as the great house (thus claims the school of Biblical archeology)

However, just as the white house is neither the title nor the name of the president of United States likewise the “pr-aa/Pharaoh” was not the name nor the title of the ruler of ancient Egypt.

Never was there a papyrus or an inscription on any wall or pylon of any Egyptian temple that showed the word pharaoh as a reference to the king himself.

The name of the king, as the ancient Egyptian traditions decreed, was always enclosed in a royal cartouche. And if we are to be challenged, like we have frequently been, with allegations of royal Cartouches encircling the word Pr-aa, like may be that incident found in Kalabsha temple (Greco-Roman temple) … we always respond “foul play”

Kalabsha temple has been renovated/tampered with by scribes affiliated with the Greco-Jewish circle of power that was primarily behind the grand scale fraud of relocating the theater of the Exodus from its actual geography to the valley of the Nile in Egypt (this crime that has been growing like a snow ball and rolling from century to century distorting the whole history of the ancient Near East and thereby the history of the whole world is to be exposed in my Kindle ebook)


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202 thoughts on “Ancient Egypt Knew No Pharaohs Nor Any Israelites

  1. How very interesting! We know the Hebrew scribes made stuff up to frighten the uneducated people into doing whatever they wanted. We know that Israel still hates Egypt and blames them for years of slavery etc. This certainly changes all that history.

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      1. I concur. It was, if anything, a analogy of walking forty years in the desert – going away on a journey, finding yourself – discovering your truth, Moses was at his third and final 40 year period of age from 80-120 years.

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      2. It amazes me at how this analogy has been made to be supportive of truth especially after all of this time and research. People have fallen the lie of this matter…in fact…people have become lazy and instead of doing their own research and finding out for themselves, they’d rather sit somewhere and let someone tell tell them that this was so instead of using their own due diligence and researching the matter for themselves. For many, ignorance is bliss.

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      3. So what’s the point, whether the king was named pharaoh or whether his house was pharaoh; it never is the seat of authority that is important here , not the rhetoric and play on words.
        Is this supposed to be some great Revelation?
        Who were the Hibaru then? Who were the people that Thutmose claims to have driven out of Egypt?
        Fact is the more history that is supported by archealogy, the less we know?
        I wonder how it is possible that discoveries lean towards civilization to be so much more ancient than the Egyptians regardless what their rulers call themselves.
        The Hebrews didn’t write anything to scare anyone; they wrote of things often only explainable by todays refound technology.
        Such things the had no possible concept of, until there is conclusive proof that any part of the Bible is not historically accurate, wouldn’t we actually have to first understand the parts you mentioned first, including perhaps who constructed the sphinx and why, why just one?
        Why was the largest pyramid, the highest built on a granite platform above those at Giza dissembled, and by whom.
        Obviously Akhnetaten corresponded with rulers in what is now the middle east, including Israel.
        All kings kings of kingdoms acknowledged by the writers of the OT at the time or thereafter.
        We hardly have answers to simple questions as to why Tut wasn’t buried in his tomb? How did Egyptians light the depths of their tombs without fire; there is no evidence of smoke residue?

        Anyone can put forward unproven suppositions to support their ideological beliefs my friend but I can tell you, those seldom ever lead to the actual truth or any discovery worth repeating.
        Before Moses and the Israelites are written out of history, let’s first at least complete factual historical data which can be fully supported by FACTS, not suppositions concerning the actual history of Egypt, then see how Moses and the Israelites fit in the factual supported history of ancient Egypt and its rulers.
        It has not been done. The mystery king, pharaoh or whatever who ruled between King Tut, Ai and his predecessors looks like a female?
        You see that is a supposition I made based on my interpretation of what I think a male Egyptian king or pharaoh should look like, unsupported by any facts.

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    1. How can you be FROM Egypt and be an Egyptian slave? The Israelites where from Egypt, Moses was a prince of Egypt and high priest and the Israelites were his followers so they were Egyptian which means that all people called “Jews” today are descendents of Egyptians. Their religion is based on Egyptian mysticism every part of the bible comes from Egyptian, Greek, Babylonian and Sumeria sources. Jews are a made up people with a fake version of Egyptian religion.

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      1. it does not penetrate your thick skull that there was not Mosses, not jewish slaves in Egypt and all current ‘history” is crap invented by ASKE – NAZI crimi8nals just like lies about alleged holocaust.Aske _- nazis murderers killed more than 10 millions Ukrainians by starving them more than 80 million Russians and started all wars and revolutions in the past 700 yearsand continue to this day

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      2. Israelites were not from Egypt, they were from Mesapotamia. Jacob/Israel and his family went to Egypt during a famine. Israel did not originate from Egypt, and the Egyptians were not black. They were white. They were the off spring of Ham through Mizram. Ham was the youngest son of Noah who was perfect in his generation, genes, genome, blood line. In other words he was pure blooded, he wasn’t a hybrid. He was a direct descendant of Adam, and according to Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance #120 and #119 Adam was white, he was ruddy, he blushed, he showed blood in the face red.

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      3. The name given, in Psalm 105:23, 17; Psalm 106:22 (compare 78:51), to Egypt as a descendant of Ham, son of Noah. As Shem means “dusky,” or the like, and Japheth “fair,” it has been supposed that Ham meant, as is not improbable, “black.” This is supported by the evidence of Hebrew and Arabic, in which the word chamam means “to be hot” and “to be black,” the latter signification being derived from the former.

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      4. Your comment is a live testimony to the hordes of huddled masses brainwashed by the Israelite stories and their mythical table of nations.
        I sincerely feel sorry for you and millions of Africans with the same shallowness. You people don’t perceive the world except thru Israelite prism. Ham, Shem and Japheth are but mythical names in a mythical tale that most probably goes back to a mythical time (That has absolutely nothing to do with anybody except the storyteller). You’d be better off if you stuck to your own traditions and culture and let go of the (color-based) inferiority complex.

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      5. Read Arthur Koestler’s book “The Thirteenth Tribe” – if you can find it. Came out in the 70’s. He is (or was) Jewish by birth. In that work he details the history of the Khazar Empire of c. 1200’s on the Caspian sea (I think that’s the right area…) All the pagans were “going modern” and adopting “the new religions” back then. Russia converted to Orthodox Christianity in 1088. The Khazars were a Turkic or Mongol people. Back then the king would convert to thus-and-such a religion, and his subjects would convert too (or be converted… whether they liked it or not.) The Khazars didn’t want to be under the thumb of Constantinople (Orthodox Christian) or Rome (Catholic), or the Muslims either… so, to maintain their independence the king decided to “become a Jew.” He did, and his kingdom along with him. Most modern Jews are descendants of the Khazars; not the original Hebrews, as Dr. Koestler reports. As a consequence of this, they have no right to Palestine based on racial concerns… but then, who ever heard of someone being able to claim a lineage they don’t really possess, and to seize a territory their imagined ancestors lived in two millennia in the past… The entire idea is preposterous, and would not have been possible had not the Europeans been infected with Christianity.

        I must give the Jews credit (original Jews that is) – Many of the stories in the bible are emotionally appealing and dramatically intense; especially that of Joseph (to me.) However, I would not be surprised to learn that these renditions are merely fantasies… typical of the great literature which so many ancient civilizations created, but in no way literal or true in a scientific sense.

        Let’s take Homer as an example. It’s been demonstrated that the GEOGRAPHY in the Iliad and Odyssey is accurate. But – Minotaurs? Winged horses? Sirens? I doubt anyone really believes that portion of the story… though Schliemann FOUND Troy (Ilium) based on the physical descriptions given in the Iliad. So…Even if many parts of Homer’s works are ALSO “emotionally appealing” that fact does not make them true, either!

        Egypt (Khemet, “The Black Land” – referring to the arable soil around the Nile) is the foundation upon which even the Greek civilization was built… and ours too, and the Romans, etc. Even the Masons have absconded with much of their material… not to mention the “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.”

        The Jews still call Khemet “Mitzraim” – a term that the “Egyptians” never applied to themselves. Don’t know where that term comes from, but it isn’t of “Egyptian” derivation; of that I am sure.

        Regards, and hope this is found informative.

        A fan of the Aten.

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      6. Hello again Wayne,
        Of course I’m familiar with Arthur Koestler’s book. Indeed it is a milestone in investigating the origin of European Jews. Combined with the work of Shlomo Sand, they have cleared a lot of misconceptions about the myth of continuous lineage of the ancient Israelites. For more on this read my new book ‘Egypt knew no Pharaohs nor Israelites‘, available now for purchase on Kindle.

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    2. Today’s jews are Kazarians and today’s Egyptians are from many years of being watered down with Greek or Roman blood. Ancient Hebrews and Egyptians where of darker hue.

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      1. Sorry, all DNA researches and studies are Zionist-tailored and forged. Actually they are carried out to influence people whose mind could be swayed by the lure of fake clinical trials. Reminds me of the fake historical/archeological finds that try to link David to Palestine. How Pathetic.

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      2. They almost invariably (in the tombs) portrayed themselves as almost terra cotta in colour… Kind of red/orange, for whatever that means.

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    3. Not so fast, Israelites were in Egypt and their Egyptian name is Shasu – Hicksos – Shepherd Kings.
      There is a stela that describes their exodus.
      Pharaoh means Phr a Hebrew for Bull.
      So in Hebrew Bible the king of Egypt is a Bull, Apis Bull.- Its the Hebrew meaning for Pharaoh.

      Just like Moses – Moshe – Moshta Drawn from water.

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      1. The Shasu are not the same as the Israelites so that is incorrect. Shasu was merely a name for people who traveled by foot, generally herders. This could have included Israelites, but was certainly not exclusive to them. Outside of this, we see no permeation of Jewish custom in Egyptian society. How could this be? I assume you speak of the tempest stela, which also provides no proof of Israelites or slaves. It could be used as bad evidence that the exodus took place in that there appears to be a very bad storm that is blamed on a great god, but outside of this there are no parallels. These connections you make can be easily refuted and as a result are not proof. They are merely poor evidence on which you make major assumptions. They could just as easily be used to give evidence to something else.

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      2. Actually, even if you do not consider Michael Tsarion’s works, there were a number of archaeological digs done just before the Aswan Dam was built–now all under water (by design) which showed that the first kings of Egypt were Caucasian. Even DNA test done to King Tut indicated a mainly European derived genetic tree. Either way, the Jews knew what they were doing when they reshaped their Bible right before all the libraries of the ancient world went up in smoke…

        R.

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    4. This is nothing more than a pure example of a civilization UNWILLING TO RECORD THEIR SHORTCOMINGS, which is common protocol throughout many civilizations in the world. It is also a pure example of WHY WE CAN TRUST THE BIBLE, because it is record of both failure and Victory.

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  2. I am having to rethink a lifetime of connection with the history of Egypt. Of course mine was more connection with the common people, the arts, and spirit, the way people lived. I never dreamt I was royalty reincarnated or such. At 14 my favourite ever novel was “The Egyptian” by Mika Waltari.

    And when I was a young woman, my idea of a romantic afternoon was being caught in a snowstorm in the Royal Ontario Museum with a date, and of course a picnic. I spent hours immersed in walls of stolen hieroglyphics, IE one from the tomb of Hatshepsut, just thinking of those times so long ago.

    I watched the Hollywood pap movies, starved for visuals but never felt I was watching the truth. But then, all my life I had a profound distrust of anything thrust upon people, just a suspicious sort and it has proven me right over the years.

    And now this. THank you for your work here. A LOT to think about and absorb. If you do not mind, I would like to post this on my blog because I have a few readers who are interested in the past.

    And btw, consider, if the Israelis are so desperate to control media now, as they have attempted regarding Gaza, or WW2, or WW1 or ANYTHING they have wanted to control, (yeah, I am a bit of a revisionist if, by revisionist you mean undoing the lies and putting the truth back up), why not the Bible? They rewrite whatever they can for their plans…. just as they rewrote the book they now uses as a real estate deal with God to take over the area of Palestine.

    But I digress… thank you for your work.

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    1. Thank you for the nice words and of course you could post it at your colorful and well designed bolg.
      ..As a matter of fact, I liked the way my post looked on your blog.
      .. The Israelites committed the ultimate sin, they had tampered with ancient history, and what makes it unforgivably grave is the fact that most of us still believe it and embrace it as the unshakeable truth.
      .. My best.

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      1. All quite interesting, Dr. Ezzat. Thx for this thought provoking article & the other I just read in VT.

        Yes, quite true. It seems lies are part of their existence. They also commissioned the “Scofield Bible” in the early 20th Century, with many made-up details serving their interests, eventually entering them info the actual Bible.in the ’60’s.

        I’m not familiar with the Qur’an, but how do most Muslims react to what you write here considering they base it on Judaic teachings.

        Also, no way is the Jewish Bible the most ancient of scriptures, as someone has written below, for the “Bhagavad Gita” of Hinduism, meaning the Song of God, was in existence at least 5000 yrs BC.

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    2. You read Waltari? Then you know of the Aten worship.
      Some scholars, such as Sigmund Freud, have pointed out the obvious implausibilities on the Moses story and have sugge3sted that “Moses”, an Egyptian word meaning “Prince” may have been another name for the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV), and the story of the Exodus a highly romanticized telling of his attempted return from exile, with the usual spin so that failure to reclaim his throne is sold to later generations as a symbolic victory.
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      The whole point is, the “jews” are exiled ATEN worshippers who “morphed” from being peace-lovers to venomous war-mongers from resentment over being ousted from power in Egypt. Palestine was a PROVINCE of Egypt, so how could anyone “escape” to it and “conquer” it?! They were EXILED to it.
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      Moses was “raised” as an Egyptian Prince, because Moses WAS an Egyptian Prince. As a matter of FACT, the “Hebrews” are EGYPTIAN.
      The Hebrews, the participants of the fabled Exodus, were EGYPTIAN refugee worshipers of ATEN, the MONOTHEISTIC Egyptian LIGHT God.
      After Amenhotep IV aka Akenhaten elevated Aten to THE god of Egypt (THOU SHALT HAVE NO OTHER GODS BEFORE ME)
      the priests of Amon and the lesser gods worked to undermine Aten. Upon the death of Pharoh Akenhaten, the “ONE” god, Aten, was
      overthrown. The temples and all trace of Aten were pulled down and erased. The followers of Aten were persecuted and harrassed.
      After some years of this, the followers of Aten made an “exodus” (a going out) from Egypt, to the COLONIES of Egypt in Palestine.
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      NOTE: It is not called a HOMECOMING or RETURN, as it would have been if the participants were SEMITES originally from Palestine.
      They THEMSELVES termed it an EXODUS. [EX out of, from, and HODOS, way]
      This is people who WERE Egyptian and LEFT, went OUT OF Egypt.
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      The followers of Aten wandered in the desert for years (40?). They assimilated legends, myths, and People, into their Religion and Tribe.
      The first generation of refugees passed on, and their religion morphed from a “loving, peace, LIGHT and enlightened god”
      to a vengeful, resentful, scab-picking War god.
      THIS is why there is NO Egyptian archeological evidence of a Jewish/Semitic presence OR exodus.
      The Exodus consisted of EGYPTIANS leaving Egypt in the face of religious persecution that included the complete erasure of the God of the Exodus, ATEN.

      How else could one explain what is clearly written in the Bible itself:
      For millenia the Jews(Egyptian Refugees) have WAILED about their abject slavery under “Torturous, Inhumane” conditions in Egypt.
      Name ONE other “religion” that has a HOLIDAY celebrating the genocide of the CHILDREN of their opponents?
      THAT is what “Passover” is. They are celebrating the deaths of the First Born children of the Egyptians.
      More then that, they are celebrating revenge on the Worshipers of Aton for overthrowing their god Aten.

      Let us take a little look at the abject, “slaves” in Egypt:
      How is it that “impoverished, abject slaves” have lambs to slaughter, flocks and herds?
      Exodus c.12 v.21
      Exodus c.12 v.32&38
      Exodus c.35 v.22-23
      How is it that “abject impoverished slaves” have neighbors with GOLD and SILVER and JEWELS to LOAN to these “slaves”
      Exodus c.3 v.22
      Exodus c.11 v.2
      Exodus c.12 v.35-36

      The god ATEN was overthrown @ 1240 B.C.
      After years of persecution the followers of Aten left Egypt IN AN EX-HODOS @ 1210 B.C.

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  3. Dear Ashraf,

    I don’t know how I got to your blog, but let me tell you that I’m really happy that I did,

    Somehow you need to get your posting to greater audience, I’ve been living in the states for 25 yrs and almost fed up with the way the Isrealis control the media and filter all the news and ideas to finally come to their “dream” of concurring Egypt, but shame on us not exposing them the way you do in couple of your blogs. With the new era with free communication through the Internet we can do that, but we need to organize before getting to the public in mass because once “they” sense any risk they will react and you know how they react to anyone threaten their goals.

    Good job and keep on writing please!

    Yours, Egyptian American who still loves the Nile & Alexandria Beaches

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    1. Hi Egyptian,

      Glad to have received your comment.
      I agree with you that we must cooperate and join forces to expose the Zionist duplicity.
      Well, you could help by subscribing to my website email mewsletter and share my posts and the site with your contacts.

      Thank you

      Salaam

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    2. In the Jewish Teachings (Torah) it is mentioned that God told the Hebrews through Moses that if they believe in him (or those teachings said to come from him) he will make them all priests. So, in the Ancient Egypt the priests were high clergy who worked for the king directly with great influence over the lower population. They therefore used to display/run the different tasks in the temples (for whatever religion was requested in the session). That means they were experts in propaganda already at that time. Probably they have realized how much power one can acquire if they “teach” something that’s into their interest instead of the pure factual religious things for the corresponding subgroup of the population asking for it. Quite possible that their GREED have pushed them to want more and “polish” the propaganda in a way that made the king feel “attacked”. It could be possible that that was the reason whey they were expelled from the country. Of course, one can turn the facts and say they actually wanted to leave. Well, they were probably FORCED to leave. So, they have terrorized the population by bringing all the plagues, etc. That’s how they got dispersed throughout the world. And that’s how you got the traveling clowns or traveling theater Jews in Europe or somewhere else in the world. They enter a land and run their propaganda. Nowadays it’s TV or newspapers.

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  4. I took a class in college, years ago,(62 now) called Bible as History. An ex-nun taught the class. I still remember a few things she told us about the Bible: The Moses story was really a retelling of an ancient Sumerian legend (I forget the Sumerian’s name) who was put in a basket and sent down the river and adopted. So it seems they appropriated this part of Sumerian history and changed the name to Moses. I thought at the time maybe it was accidental, now I am not so sure.
    Another thing she pointed out. In Genesis there are 2 stories of Eden. In the first the verse reads, “Male and female created He them”. Equality of the sexes? She explained that biblical scholars used what they called “strings” – a way of dating when different sections of the Bible were written by the evolutionary changes in language. According to her, the rib story was written 200 years after the original that had male/female created simultaneously.
    I am not a big believer. I find it hard to reconcile my yrs. of experience living in this world to the presented religious view that men are to be in charge of everything. I just can’t help thinking they haven’t done a very good job at it. So though I was willing to consider the existence of a God, I’ve never been able to believe that he/she/it could be the one as presented in the Old Testament.
    I enjoyed your article and hope to read more like it.

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    1. @ Frances Owens

      While the Hebrews boast of their Bible as the most ancient literary legacy known to mankind, modern archeology and history tell us a different story.
      The Hebrew scribes had incorporated some of the most dramatic myths of the ancient Near East into their Bible, and since there was no respect for copy rights at that remote period of time they didn’t bother to mention the source, and moreover had approprited those stories to be rewritten in their holy book as an Israelite story.
      The Moses story you mentioned is actually the Hebrew adaptation of the famous autobiography of king Sargon of Akkad.

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    2. Let US make man in OUR image, after OUR likeness: Genesis 1:26-27

      Without the Holy trinity, the Bible cannot be understood. Faith is a gift….pray for it.

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      1. Faith is a gift, and ignorance is bliss. Hold fast to them both.

        You need to realize that the whole biblical edifice, including the books, the stories, the theology, the teachings, the morality, the people and personalities, etc., are all fabricated falsehoods. And for sure, just for the sake of future arguments, you cannot use the internal claims of a fictional book or story to prove its correctness in reality.

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      2. Faith is the excuse people use when they have no goods reason to believe something.
        Oh and Gen also said if you eat the fruit you will die, as with so much OT -fail- also god was walking elsewhere when the walking talking snake spoke to eve, so not omnipresent – fail- and now the excuses start.

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      3. Something tells me someone here is unaware of the classical definition of Omnipresence.

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    3. A crisis/awakening in life and faith has lead me to the new realization, i am hated by Jews and Muslims. not disliked, belittled, or tolerated, but hated as I am a gentile. It was all the lies that woke me up. It is far too much to go into here as I have been researching for years the deceptions of free masons, Illuminati, currency, banks, international private banks, wars of at least the last 200 years, propaganda everywhere, social engineering, etc. Anyway, due to so many lies that are so large most people will not entertain they are living in a complete lie, I though what about religion, have I been lied to there also? I found this most interesting article/research paper that quoted the Old and New Testament, and ancient Hebrew text to put out there, with out name or identifiers of any kind on a pdf file site arguing that the Old Testament was the great deception. That the God spoken of in it was mean, spiteful, jealous, not the Father that Jesus describes, though I am still working on it and the “Amen”, “hallelujah” and trying to wade through the crap, misinterpretations, mistranslations, and just plain lies, and of course who wrote it, when and why. I’ll get back to you on that in a decade or three. I think I’m going to need to learn Hebrew, Arabic, and Egyptian Hieroglyphics. lol I was actually looking for it again when stumble to this site. Unfortunately I can’t find it again, I was looking either “great deception” or “biblical great deception”.
      It sure is nice to hear from others that do not accept whats being shoveled in their general direction.

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  5. Dear Ashraf,

    I will be honest, I did not read everything you wrote (yet), I am simply too busy right now. At a later moment I will take the time to do this and also get books #1 and #4 mentioned by you.

    For now just this : studying Zecharia Sitchin (yes, I know ; a jew) for a long time and reading his 12 books at least 3 times each, got me convinced that parts of the bible (the OT) have a solid historical basis, although there is much distortion as well.

    The Israeli’s were NOT ‘god’s chosen people’, but the people chosen by a minor war lord to serve as ‘cannon fodder’ (avant la lettre) and to conquer nowadays Palestine for him, on the followers of his brother MARDUK. The real name of this ‘minor war lord’ was NOT Yahweh but NERGAL and he was not particularly ‘god the creator’.

    Nergal was a liar, didn’t keep his word, had an inferiority complex, was bold early, had a limp from birth and was not taken seriously by his peers.

    I advise you to read Sitchin and – particularly – with an open mind : for 20 years I refused to look at any of his books, believing he was crazy. Now I really regret I waited so long.

    Pls read ‘Act of god’ by Graham Phillips as well, it explains everything about the ‘plagues’ and their completely natural causes.

    By the way, the picture above does NOT show Tutankhamun, but his brother.

    The real name of Tut/Toth was NINGISZSHIDDA, he constructed the pyramids, but also Stonehenge.

    I tried to find weak spots and inconsistencies in Sitchin’s books, but they were not there. Just one mistake ; the Israelites – the Exodus indeed took place – never crossed the Red Sea, but the Sea of Reeds in the Nile Delta. From there they turned east. They stayed in the desert for a long time, because a terrible bubonic plague pandemic was wiping out people in the inhabited coastal areas by the thousands.

    You know I don’t like the zionists and their eternal lies ; I value truth above all. If by accident they for once speak the truth, I have no problem in admitting this. As some kind of ‘pantheist’ – I believe we are all part of a unified quantum field – I am not in favor of a book like the bible, so it was quite a surprise noticing not everything had been made up.

    There indeed was a FLOOD (11.000 BC) because of the unstable ice cap on the S.Pole plunging into the water and caused 8000 m high tidal waves. The real name of Noah is ZIUSUDRA and he was a Sumerian.

    Cheers,
    DCH

    PS When I was about 13 I tremendously enjoyed- like Nooralhaqiqa – Waltari’s ‘Sinue The Egyptian’ ……………

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    1. Hello Dirk,

      Welcome to Pyramidion.
      Interesting theories … and I have read some Sitchin, but i couldn’t go all the way through his theses for I’m not really into science fiction and pseudo-history.
      BTW, the above photo shows the golden mask of King Tutankhamun and not his brother. As a matter of fact, King Tut had no brothers
      Peace

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      1. Hi Ashraf,

        Thanks for reacting.

        It is a pity you don’t appreciate Sitchin, because in the 36 years since his first book was published, he has been corroborated on at least 10 different points, including (1982) a ‘brown dwarf very far away but heading direction earth’.

        You might remember Mr.Wegener and his 1916 thesis of ‘Continental Drift’, ridiculed by his fellow-scientists and costing him his career. After 60 years – when he and all his collegues had died – it became generally accepted.
        BTW Wegener postulated that there IS Continental Drift, thanks to Sitchin I understand WHY there is Continental Drift. He doesn’t discuss it, but it follows logically out of past events in our solar system, as described by him.

        Truth has nothing to do with democracy and therefore I don’t care that so few people value Sitchin’s contribution. Most in my life I have been in 100 to 1 situations and in the end – without an exception – I (the 1-minority) was proved right, although this usually lasted long – 15 years on one occasion.
        So ….. Sitchin is a true scientist, a seeker for truth, who doesn’t stop at the point where he starts undermining his own (and others’) religion.

        You don’t give facts against him either : just qualifications like ‘science-.fiction and pseudo-history’.
        I really TRIED to prove him wrong, but couldn’t. His case is strong.

        Apart from this : the official version of EVERYTHING stinks, whether it is medicine, global warming, Egyptology/history, whatever.
        I used to believe that the horrors of the holocaust were true – 6 million, gas chambers, ovens, etc – now I know that it is just a bunch of (very profitable) zionist lies.

        I’ll check the details of the mask, from whom it really is. It is definitely not Tutankhamun, although official Egyptology claims so.

        Cheers,
        dch

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    2. So much of the work here makes so much sense and it has me thinking on it deeply, But If you look at the video footage from Ron Wyatt and the gold leaf leftovers from the four spoked chariot wheel from the kings chariot that he found on an underwater land bridge spanning across the Red sea and miles of coral encrusted chariot axles strewn about in the same location along with pillars that were found marking both sides of the crossing with Moses name inscribed commemorating the spot and also many years ago i heard of a Egyptian stone that was found that talked of the whole Exodus claiming that the Israelis god did all these things against Egypt in favor for the Jews and that the king also died in the waters.

      This and other things make my head spin in confusion when I read the work here that has so much commonsense attached to it.

      If these things were faked then the fakers are super powerful people whom it would be hard to beat.
      I mean come on how can coral encrusted chariot parts be faked overnight in a lab or something?
      these fakers would be billionaires for sure.

      Currently I am reading Yadah Yah which is a free online read, and it is very compelling in how if you take all the words of Genesis from the Hebrew using all the Hebrew words it takes to fully convey its message into English and read it that way, it lines up with what science says about the universe being around fifteen billion years old and how it was all created in the order of science showing that the god whom witnessed its creation is the teller of all truth from beginning to the end and this being his stamp on the book. and it also reveals that it was translated in a way to be purposefully misleading.
      it is worth a read for those whom are like me and the writer here that just want the truth no mater what it is.

      if I do find the truth for sure and it condems me to a hell then so be it because truth is what I live for and by.

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  6. I would like to read book (s) which challenge the historicity of the Old Testament in a comprehensive manner. Can you suggest such books? Thanks.

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      1. They can’t find Hoffa’s body does that mean he didn’t exist the evidence of Israel existance is everywhere you just have to know where to look

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  7. Interesting the hebrew narrative won out: jews enslaved by egyptians, etc.
    Looking at the evidence, the same can be said of the “holocaust” and third reich germany.

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  8. Israel’s “claim” to Palestine is based entirely on War Crimes and GENOCIDE.
    It is UNFAIR and WRONG to compare Israel to the Nazis.
    The CORRECT comparison is Nazis to Israelis:
    The Nazis copied the Jewish “Manual” point by point
    KILL THE SICK and CRIPPLED
    Numbers c.5 v.2-4
    KILL HOMOSEXUALS
    Leviticus c.20 v.13 well, really the whole chapter
    KILL ALL DISSIDENTS:
    Exodus c.32 v.27
    Numbers c.11 v.1-2
    Numbers c.16 all
    Numbers c.21 v.5-6
    Numbers v.26 v.10
    KILL anyone who engages in “DIVERSITY” or “INTEGRATION”
    Numbers v25 v.4-8
    Deuteronomy c.14 v.2
    DEHUMANIZE and then EXTERMINATE ALL NON-MEMBERS:
    Numbers c.21 v.03 Canaanites
    Numbers c.21 v.24 Amorites
    Numbers c.21 v.33-35 Bashan
    Numbers c.31 all Midianites
    Numbers c.32 v. more Amorites
    Deuteronomy c.2 v.34 People of Heshbon
    Deuteronomy c.3 v.6 really the whole chapter. threescore cities
    Joshua c.12 A list of victims of Israeli GENOCIDE
    Where are THEIR “holocaust” Memorials!
    OCCUPY YOUR VICTIM’S DWELLINGS/LAND
    Numbers c.21 v.25
    Numbers c.32 v.39
    Numbers c.33 v.53
    (just to name a FEW)
    GENOCIDE CODIFIED IN THEIR RELIGION
    Numbers c.33 v.31-34
    Deuteronomy c.7 v.2
    Deuteronomy c.12 v.28-30
    Deuteronomy c.20 v.11-16
    TERRORISM CODIFIED IN THEIR RELIGION
    Deuteronomy c.2 v.2
    Deuteronomy c.7 v.1
    Jews SELF-anointed “The CHOSEN People of GOD”
    Nazis SELF-anointed “The GENETICALLY CHOSEN People of God”.

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  9. Yes you are Semi-Correct in that it was used as a word to describe the ” Great House” – Though by the middle of the 18th dynasty was a term widely and almost exclusively used to denote the King. So pharoah is/was a term used in describing the ruling king of Egypt!

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    1. If we’re talkinng 18th dynasty, then, we have to re-examine the Amarna letter- royal correspondence of the court of king Akhenaten. And in those letters, I assure you, Akhenaten was never addressed as pharaoh.

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      1. Pharaoh, meaning “Great House”, originally referred to the king’s palace, but during the reign of Thutmose III (ca. 1479–1425 BC) in the New Kingdom, after the foreign rule of the Hyksos during the Second Intermediate Period, became the form of address for a person who was king[5] and the son of the god Ra. “The Egyptian sun god Ra, considered the father of all pharaohs, was said to have created himself from a pyramid-shaped mound of earth before creating all other gods.” (Donald B. Redford, Ph.D., Penn State) [6]

        The term pharaoh ultimately was derived from a compound word represented as pr-ꜥ3, written with the two biliteral hieroglyphs pr “house” and ꜥꜣ “column”. It was used only in larger phrases such as smr pr-aa ‘Courtier of the High House’, with specific reference to the buildings of the court or palace.[7] From the twelfth dynasty onward the word appears in a wish formula ‘Great House, may it live, prosper, and be in health’, but again only with reference to the royal palace and not the person.

        The earliest instance where pr-aa is used specifically to address the ruler is in a letter to Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten), who reigned c. 1353–1336 BCE, which is addressed to ‘Pharaoh, all life, prosperity, and health!.[8] During the eighteenth dynasty (sixteenth to fourteenth centuries BCE) the title pharaoh was employed as a reverential designation of the ruler. About the late twenty-first dynasty (tenth century BCE), however, instead of being used alone as before, it began to be added to the other titles before the ruler’s name, and from the twenty-fifth dynasty (eighth to seventh centuries BCE) it was, at least in ordinary usage, the only epithet prefixed to the royal appellative.[9]

        From the nineteenth dynasty onward pr-ꜥꜣ on its own was used as regularly as hm.f, ‘Majesty’. The term therefore evolved from a word specifically referring to a building to a respectful designation for the ruler, particularly by the twenty-second dynasty and twenty-third dynasty.[citation needed]

        For instance, the first dated instance of the title pharaoh being attached to a ruler’s name occurs in Year 17 of Siamun on a fragment from the Karnak Priestly Annals. Here, an induction of an individual to the Amun priesthood is dated specifically to the reign of Pharaoh Siamun. This new practice was continued under his successor Psusennes II and the twenty-first dynasty kings. Meanwhile the old custom of referring to the sovereign simply as pr-aa continued in traditional Egyptian narratives.[citation needed]

        By this time, the Late Egyptian word is reconstructed to have been pronounced *par-ʕoʔ whence comes Ancient Greek φαραώ pharaō and then Late Latin pharaō. From the latter, English obtained the word “Pharaoh”. Over time, *par-ʕoʔ evolved into Sahidic Coptic prro ⲡⲣ̅ⲣⲟ and then rro (by mistaking p- as the definite article prefix “the” from Ancient Egyptian pꜣ).[10]
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharaoh

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  10. The Maori of New Zealand tell a different story.
    They say they originally were from Assyria
    They say they had to leave Assyria
    because of famine.
    They went to Egypt where they hired onto construction
    projects. They were known as great builders.
    After a time they tired of Egypt.
    They had a great leader named Mohi.

    After several plagues which the Egyptians associated
    with them, they returned to Assyria.

    They overpopulated their old homeland in Assyria
    They went north through the land of the
    and Scythians then west
    The Maori claim to be Brown Maoris.
    They claim that white Maoris constantly harassed
    them on their way west and would
    not let them settle.


    Maori Symbolism(1926) by Etta Rout

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  11. As a child I stood a few feet away from King Ramses I founder of the 18th Dynasty and father of Ramses II. It was at Niagara Falls in a curio museum. Of course it was not known at this time, the 1950s that the mummy was of royal birth. Ramses I was identified many years later. Apparently the position of his crossed arms identified him as a royal.

    I have also had the priviledge of viewing the Rosetta Stone in London, England. Very awesome.

    Having casually read and studied Egyptology for years has led me to wonder the following. Why is Tutmosis (born of Toth) pronounced Tut-Mosis while Ramses (born of Ra) prounced Ram-e-sess? Should he not be known as Ramses (ra-
    moses)?

    Does mosis (moses) mean born of?

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    1. No, it doesn’t.
      Tuthmosis (Born of the god Thoth) is the Greek name for this warrior king. He is also known as Thutmose III, or Thutmosis. But his Egyptian Throne name was Men-kheper-re (Lasting is the Manifestation of Re). And like wise, Ramses II’s throne name is (USERMAATRE-SETEPENRE)

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      1. Dr. Ashraf Ezzat,

        So is it safe to assume that mosis (moses) is of greek origin and was not extant as a word or royal title in ancient Egypt?

        Also thank you for an informitive and well written article. I look forward to more of the same.

        Peace

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  12. you really need to check out the work of alan wilson and baram blackett as well as the history of the stone of destiny…the ten tribes included the Welsh/Cymru people who trace their lineage back to solomon and back even before him to moses…also, the stone of destiny, from the strata of Bethel somehow made its way to Tara then to Westminster Abbey before being stolen in the 50s by Scottish nationalists

    history is much more complex and palpable than you portray it here. btw, i have only mentioned a small sampling of the evidence suggesting the true Israelites were in Wales until outsiders usurped the kingdom around 1300

    also, any archaeological dates relating to egypt are completely made up because of fudge factors added into the carbon dating formulas…veilikovsky should be a good resource as wells as wilson and blackett

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    1. — the so-called “Lost Tribes” were the Tribes that STAYED in Babylon when the rest returned to Palestine from their “captivity”. They were LOST TO ISRAEL. They decided their horrible captivity in Babylon was preferable to going back to Palestine. This is all well known. There were no other “lost tribes”.

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  14. This is quite the read, I must say. Funny thing… Topple the basic premises of Judaism and you topple the premises of Christianity and Islam. Not only is Hebrew history changed, all of Western history changes. What to do…. Hmmm…

    Good stuff. Not certain of the complete validity. Would have to do more research. But interesting nonetheless.

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  15. Is there a possibility that the Hebrew legend of the Exodus is actually a racial memory of being part of the Hyksos invasion of Egypt and their occupation of Lower Egypt? The Hyksos invaded from the East and when they were driven out they returned to the East. Some, undoubtedly remained as workers and may well have departed later, but certainly NOT at the time the Hebrews claim, As far as I am aware slavery was introduced into Egypt by invaders far later than the OT account would have us believe.

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  16. I find it interesting that no references or external sources of any kind were used to create this seemingly enlightening opinion. I also find it interesting that the author spent the majority of the time using intellectual jargon (with some minor grammatical errors) to bash evidence for biblical history instead of doing some quality research on Egypt and valid archeological finds. I was trying to do research on Ancient Egypt for my art history class and came upon this website. It is amazing what you can unintentionally find on the internet…

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    1. Right you are, Mrs. Mckoy, it is really amazing what, and who, you can occasionlly bump into on the cyber space. I think you need to re-read my piece … and pay special attention to those chracters in blue, called links.

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      1. Thank you for your article
        To all those asking for evidence try reading the tons of links and books he mentioned and provided above. Do you need him to come to your house and read it out loud for you or maybe draw some pictures?

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  17. Hi Dr. Ashraff, I found it interesting reading your piece, but I am still sceptical whether the bible we read today is not distorted by the selfish Israelis. Please help me with some details. Please make more effort to reach wider audience, as time dissipates, the jewish long planned conspiracy will be exposed. More grease to your elbows!

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  18. Hi Dr. Ashraf Ezzat,

    Thank you for this illuminating post on ancient Egypt! I study archaeology, but this I did not know. Thanks for clearing things up! I share your blog on my fb.

    All the best,
    Remco

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  19. With all due respect to you Dr., you have only supported the thesis that the ancient Hebrews honored the office of the Egyptian King by calling him Pharaoh. As you state:

    “…refer to the president of the United States and his inner circle of high officials as the white house, in the ancient world and especially amongst the Asiatic foreigners they referred to the mighty king of Egypt and his court of priests and commanders as the great house. And just as the white house is not the title of the president of United States so the “pr – aa” was not the name of the ruler of ancient Egypt.”

    The Hebrews used this honorific—just as you state above—to address or refer to him indirectly, so as not to invoke one of his five royal names. If you would read any of the accounts of interaction related in the Torah between such figures as Abraham, Joseph and Moses, the never addressed the Egyptian ruler as anything but “King” (melekh in Hebrew) or Paro. In fact, there is a misconception that the Torah mentions Pharaoh Rameses, a name that appears only four times in the Torah—all four references to Rameses are simply geographic designations of a district in the Nile Delta sometimes called “Goshen” or “Kessen”.

    On a very mundane level, you and I both know that the ancient Egyptian word for the ruler was obviously not “king” and just as the Torah was written for a people who spoke Hebrew it follows that Hebraic words were employed–in the very same way that I’m not using the French word “roi” because I’m not writing for a French reader. The Torah therefore employs the honorific recognized for its intended Hebrew reader.

    Finally, you also know that, beginning with the Old Kingdom, the king was worshipped as the Great Bull, so have you ever considered that due to the shared origins of ancient Hebrew and Egyptian that the origin of the Hebrew word “Paro” was a combination of the Hebrew word “par” meaning a cow or a bull and “rah” meaning great?

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    1. Mr. Long,

      Thank you for your interesting comment.
      Your thesis is somehow incorrect; the kings of ancient Egypt during the time of Abraham, Joseph and Moses are constantly addressed with the title ‘Pharaoh’ in the Bible.
      According to the book of Exodus, the king who ruled Egypt in Moses’ time was also referred to as Pharaoh. He is addressed as Pharaoh 128 times.
      And one more thing, I don’t agree to your hypothesis that Ancient Egyptians and Hebrews had shared origins.
      Greetings

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      1. Dr. Ezzat,
        You have somehow misunderstood my post, read it again, I stated, “…. such figures as Abraham, Joseph and Moses, the never addressed the Egyptian ruler as anything but “King” (melekh in Hebrew) or “Paro”

        Read the last word…it’s ” Paro” —-PARO is the Hebraic and original pronounciation of the the word “Pharaoh”.

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  20. Ezekiel 29:12
    King James Bible (Cambridge Ed.)
    And I will make the land of Egypt desolate in the midst of the countries that are desolate, and her cities among the cities that are laid waste shall be desolate forty years: and I will scatter the Egyptians among the nations, and will disperse them through the countries

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  21. It’s nice to see real research again. It’s been too long. I’ve shied away from my archaeology the last few years. It’s the little details that help put the past into a different light that always fascinated me when I was young. The constant battle against darkness makes us forget to find that soft small light. I’m going to have to delve deeper into your work.

    I fail to see the need for the Jewish bashing from some of your readers. All religions are puffed up myths to empower a small group of corrupt and generally useless individuals.

    I see the point to try to set the record straight factually, but the facts are enough without the venom. As a people they produce good along with the bad. For every Netanyahu there’s a Charlie Chaplin, or Mel Brooks. For every Cheney there’s a George Carlin or Gore Vidal. Well one would hope that. We do seem to be running out of our supplies of great thinkers with good hearts, and running a surplus on war mongers, and bankers.

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      1. Just to clarify : I didn’t think that was your intent. Your work is scholarly in the best sense. An effort to arrive at something approaching truth without bringing along the baggage of, “Well that’s what the Bible says, so it must be true.”

        Was trying to tone down the more anti-Semitic rantings. (Yes I realize that the vast majority of Jews are not at all Semitic, but everyone needs to call themselves something.) As the more bellicose fail to realize the damage such a stance can to take on your work. Yours is a precarious enough position to take without supporters adding direct verbal attacks against a people as diverse in opinion as Gilad Atzmon and Ariel Sharon.

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  22. Your article is great, i havent finished it all, but i would hint to something important:
    First:Most archaeologists who work in egypt run by biblical and jewish agenda, they spread the lies that Egyptian civilization is pharaohs. Pharaoh name never existed in ancient egypt.

    Second: Most translations of hieroglyphics about ancient egypt is total false, we find many and many contradictions, There is a big conspiracy, archaeologists stick various statues hold features of different people in name of one king, they brainwash us.

    Third Point and that’s all about: The history of israelites and pharaoh king or nation was not mentioned in ancient egypt because the hieroglyphic letters and artifacts and ancient egyptian monuments all belong to earlier dates, The archaeologists made great lies about the dates of egyptian kings and history completely.

    Fourth: The language of pharaoh and israelites in egypt was probably coptic language not ancient hieroglyphics.

    fiveth: The age of pyramids and most stuff belong to over 100000 B.c, they limited egyptian history to only 7000 years old by their hypocrisy

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  23. Hi,

    Thank you for your article. It is so refreshing to hear that you are not interested in Science fiction nor Pseudo-science. I can’t stand it!
    Anyway, I have been studying mythology and ancient religions for a while and I still have more questions than answers. You have recommended The Dawn of Conscience by James Henry Breasted. I have learned a hard way to check about the author before I read. I have found quite interesting information about J. H. Breasted .

    “Over the next three decades, Breasted would excavate a series of sites in Egypt, the Sudan and the Near East. He would also develop an important ability to identify rich and influential benefactors and to gain their confidence without resorting to sycophancy. Such an approach was, in the absence of government funding, the only way to get things done. Notable among the Maecenas figures he cultivated was John D. Rockefeller.

    With two other books, “The Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt” (1912) and “The Dawn of Conscience” (1933), Breasted broke more controversial ground. These books arose out of the author’s struggle with conventional religion. Though he never entirely lost his belief in God, he subsumed it into a narrative of mankind’s continuous progress, spiritual as well as moral. This perspective may seem dated nowadays, but it was influential at the time. Theodore Roosevelt was an admirer of “Religion and Thought,” while “The Dawn of Conscience” so impressed Sigmund Freud that he went on to write an even more controversial work, “Moses and Monotheism” (1938). Freud was fascinated by archaeology, which he saw as a metaphor for exploring the layers of the human psyche, and his debt to Breasted is clear.”
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204012004577073252377647554.html

    It is interesting that John D. Rockefeller was his Maecenas and Sigmund Freud, Ashkenazi Jew, was impressed with The Down of Conscience. Though provoking.

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      1. Thank you for your response. Well, he was just a psychiatrist and his theory was criticized by both psychiatrists and psychologists. I would never take seriously what he wrote about Moses and Monotheism, knowing what he has done in psychiatry field. LOL!

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  24. THE FAKE JEWS CREATED THE MASONS AND ALL SECRET SOCIETIES NOT CREATED BY THE MONEYCHANGERS WERE TAKEN OVER BY 1717 AND ALL NEW ONES WERE CREATED BY THEM. THIS ISN’T BASHING. THIS IS SAYING, “THE TORA” IS HEBREWISM. A DEAD RELIGION. THE NEW TALMUD RELIGION CALLED JUDAISM IS A REACTIONARY RELIGION TO CHRISTIANITY. CHRISTIANITY IS OLDER THAN JUDAISM.

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  25. I LIKE YOUR WORK. I DISAGREE WITH ABOUT 25% OF IT. I’M RELATED TO MAJ GENERAL ISRAEL PUTNAM, BERNARD THE DANE AND CHARLEMAGNE. THEREFOR CHARLES THE HAMMER MARTEL.

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  26. I KNOW THE OLD SECRETS. THEY ARE USELESS SECRETS. BUT THAT’S WHAT THEY AGREED TO DO, GO BACK TO THE MYSTERY RELIGIONS BECAUSE IT IS BEST FOR CONTROL AND DUMBING DOWN OF MASSES. THIS IS ONE BIG CONSPIRACY. LEARN THE MOST BY LISTENING TO SPEECHES BY BENJAMIN FREEDMAN AND MYRON FAGAN. TWO MEN, TWO SPEECHES, ON YOUTUBE.

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  27. DR. YOU REPLIED THAT MOSES DOESN’T MEAN “BORN OF”. I MUST DISAGREE. NO BIG DEAL, IT’S JUST THAT IT DOES MEAN JUST THAT….IT’S NOT EVEN CONTROVERSIAL. I DON’T GET IT….???? HAHHHA

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  29. Actually I believe Egyptian kings began going by “Pharaoh” about the time of the Eighteenth dynasty, according to Aidan Dodson and Dyan Hilton. That is, after Hatshepsut’s reign 1479–1458 BC. Considering that the Exodus took place around 1450-1440 BC it makes absolute sense that it would refer to the Egyptian king as Pharaoh. It doesn’t make sense that hieroglyphs would make mention of the Hebrews since hieroglyphs were so often religion-based prayers (for longevity, prosperity, etc) or exaggerated accounts of various military/social victories rather than detailed historical accounts that could be embarrassing. On the other hand, the Bible if full of detailed but embarrassing depictions of Hebrews as deceptive, fearful, rapists, murderers, and usurpers.

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  30. Some of these comments seem very logical except if you accept the story of the exodus and the circumstances leading up to it you have to acknowledge them all and not just the ones that fit the theory you wish to put forward.Firstly there were no jews in Egypt before the Exodus only Canaanites who went down 400 years earlier to escape their own perilous situation of drought. These people were monotheistic nomads who lived in the area of goshen within the Egyptian empire they became more and more numerous and played as you would expect a greater part in Egyptian society and its administration they were probably favoured as it their predecessor Joseph who had saved Egypt form famine by hoarding food supplies over the years so that the Kingdom survived in tact. As with many immigrant communities they clustered and became the butt of jealousy and prejudice eventually this situation became more and more heightened and the Egyptians looked upon this community no matter how assimilated they had become as a future threat and this led to the slaying of male babies and the subsequent story of Moses in the basket story. so on and so on. When these people left Egypt they had been subjugated to the same practices of persecution as manyl immigrant communities in history the world over have been and the story of the exodus is about their liberation no more and no less. These people received the 10 commandments during their sojourn in the dessert and they agree to live by them and from that day forward that made them different to other people in the ancient world. The land of Israel didnt exist as such and different tribes and civilisations fought over territories in the area constantly and the establishment of Isreal only took place after these people had survived a further 40 years in the dessert and conquered and area that was considerably larger than what is now called Isreal. however the size of Isreal has never been fixed for very long and was always subject to attack and invasion throughout history even after its establishment, the building of the temple in Jerusalem marks the arrival of the Judaic dynasty in the area and this dates back more than 3500 years ago.

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    1. As for Joseph storing food supplies. I have read that this was a common practice in Egypt, even more so by the Kings as they went on marches to collect their tributes so as to feed their armies while in route.

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  31. What untruths this webpage presents!!!. The title Pharoah goes right to the beginning of the 1st dynasty with Menes. His designation in the Sumerian and Indian king lists is ‘Prabhu’ which is the ancient root of the semitised word Pharoah, which means ruler, master or lord. Refer to Waddell for a proper scholarly exposition of this fact. I read ancient Sumerian and verify Wadell’s assertions are correct.
    As to saying the Israelite Exodus never occurred – it will be a shock to some to discover, that reports of it are recorded in the extremely ancient Armenian History. Never once did Egypt report its disaster – or certainly not in context – so the astute look elsewhere – and that takes a bit more effort than clearly some are prepared to make to find the whole truth.

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  32. In reply to Dr. A.D. Boyd-Lee
    You must be kidding, right. With no trace of the word ‘Pharaoh’ in the Egyptian records, you recommend that we look somewhere, like in the Sumerian or, for laughing out loud, the Indian records. As for the mention of Exodus in some ancient Armenian History, which you think would shock some of us, I’d say .. please do shock us .. and cite one credible scientific source that verify your funny claims. …Prabhu!!

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  34. For years, the popular media has mocked the biblical accounts of Joseph, Moses, the Passover, and the Exodus as being completely incompatible with standard Egyptian chronology. Year after year, we have been told by numerous scholars that events recorded in the books of Genesis and Exodus are nice legends devoid of any historical or archaeological merit.
    However, a new wind is blowing. An emerging pool of scholars, representing diverse backgrounds, has been openly calling for a drastic reduction in Egyptian chronology. Such a reduction would serve to line up the historical and archaeological records of Egypt and the Old Testament. Surprisingly, there is a substantial amount of evidence to warrant a significant reduction of Egyptian history. And by doing so, the reliability of Genesis, Exodus, and the entire Old Testament will have to be reconsidered as a viable source of historical truth.
    Advocates of chronological revision
    Those who advocate a revision of orthodox Egyptian chronology are admittedly in the minority, but their credentials and scholarship are highly esteemed. David Rohl, author of Test of Time, suggests ‘Ramses II should be dated to the tenth century BC—some three hundred and fifty years later than the date which had been assigned him in the orthodox chronology.’1 Peter James and four other scholars published the book Centuries of Darkness.2 They claim that the dates of Egyptian dynasties need to be reduced by hundreds of years, specifically Dynasties 21–24. Dr Colin Renfrew, professor of archaeology at Cambridge University, wrote a foreword to this book:
    This disquieting book draws attention … to a crucial period in world history, and to the very shaky nature of the dating, the whole chronological framework, upon which our current interpretations rest…the existing chronologies for that crucial phase in human history are in error by several centuries, and that, in consequence, history will have to be rewritten.3
    Sir Alan Gardiner, an authority on Egyptian history, admits to the inherent problems surrounding Egyptian chronology:
    Even when full use has been made of the king lists and of such subsidiary sources as have survived, the indispensable dynastic framework of Egyptian history shows lamentable gaps and many a doubtful attribution …What is proudly advertised as Egyptian history is merely a collection of rags and tatters.4
    Last year, David Down (who also wrote the very relevant item ‘False History—out with David and Solomon’) and Dr John Ashton wrote Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms the Biblical Timeline. Down has performed archaeological research in Egypt, Israel, and the Middle East for nearly half a century. In their book, they propose a revised chronology that harmonizes Egyptian and Old Testament history.
    Reasons for questioning the traditional Egyptian timeline
    Astronomical assumptions
    An emerging pool of scholars, representing diverse backgrounds, has been openly calling for a drastic reduction in Egyptian chronology.
    Supposedly, lunar and solar eclipses have been discovered to perfectly match the established dates of Egyptian chronology. This is simply untrue. The concept of astronomical fixation is not based on celestial eclipses but on the ‘Sothic Cycle’. However, the Sothic Cycle is mentioned nowhere in Egyptian texts.5 There are references to ‘the rising of Sothis’ which has been assumed to have been the sighting of the bright star Sirius. The real issue is that many modern scholars theorize that the ancient Egyptians were slightly off in their calendar keeping, and when corrected in light of modern science, the dates line up accordingly. Yet the Egyptians were able to orient their pyramids to within a fraction of a degree to the north, south, east, and west. It is more likely that the Egyptians were meticulous timekeepers. Thus, in Centuries of Darkness, James and his four fellow scholars write, ‘…There are good reasons for rejecting the whole concept of Sothic dating as it was applied by the earlier Egyptologists.’ (See also our Journal of Creation article, Fall of the Sothic theory: Egyptian chronology revisited.)
    Manetho’s maze
    Another reason for questioning the traditional timeline is Manetho, an Egyptian priest who wrote a history of Egypt in the third century BC. Many consider Manetho’s writings to be indisputable fact. He was skilled at deciphering the hieroglyphs and had access to inscriptions, documents, and other valuable artifacts. However, two problems emerge. First, Manetho was writing hundreds, even thousands of years after many of the actual events. Second, none of Manetho’s writings exist.6 The only source we have for Manetho’s writings are some of his statements that have been quoted by much later historians such as Josephus, Africanus, Eusebius, and Syncellus.
    Historical sources for Egyptian chronology
    The Egyptian evidence consists of numerous inscriptions, texts, papyrus documents, and artifacts. Although it is very helpful, this evidence provides an incomplete picture of Egyptian history.
    The ancient writings of Herodotus, Manetho, Josephus, Africanus and Eusebius provide added historical insight. Herodotus, the famous Greek historian, traveled to Egypt in the 5th century BC and interviewed priests and other knowledgeable individuals. Manetho, as stated above, composed a history of Egypt for the library at Alexandria in the 3rd century BC. Josephus, the famous Jewish historian, quoted from Manetho when writing his historical anthologies in the first-century AD. Africanus and Bishop Eusebius, renowned historians writing in the third and fourth centuries AD respectively, also quoted Manetho and wrote about Egyptian history. However, all of these highly esteemed historians often disagree with one another in the calculation of Egyptian chronology.
    Because of the discordant nature of Egyptian chronology, it is impossible to present a comprehensive list of dates, pharaohs, and dynasties. Sir Alan Gardiner wrote, ‘Our materials for the reconstruction of a coherent picture are hopelessly inadequate.’ As a result, we must cross reference the Egyptian accounts with other accurate historical sources. Biblical and Assyrian chronology offer highly consistent dates that can be utilized to rectify many of the ambiguities of Egyptian history. In other words, if Old Testament and Assyrian historical records significantly overlap, then a revision of Egyptian chronology would be perfectly logical in order to harmonize with two independent reliable sources.
    Noah’s link to Egypt

    The Hebrew name for one of Noah’s grandsons is Mizraim (Genesis 10:6). It is no coincidence that modern Egyptians call themselves Misr, which is a derivative of Mizraim. According to the Book of Genesis, Noah’s grandson, Mizraim,7 is the father of the Egyptians. In a revised chronology, Egypt comes into existence soon after the dispersion from Babel, around 2100 BC. Eusebius, the famous 4th century AD historian, writes:
    Egypt is called Mestraim by the Hebrews; and Mestraim lived not long after the flood. For after the flood, Cham (or Ham), son of Noah, begat Aeguptos or Mestraim, who was the first to set out to establish himself in Egypt, at the time when the tribes began to disperse this way and that…Mestraim was indeed the founder of the Egyptian race; and from him the first Egyptian Dynasty must be held to spring.8
    In the traditional chronology, a pre-dynastic period of approximately 2,000 years precedes the first Egyptian dynasty. Genesis establishes a much shorter period of time. In addition, the 1988–1989 annual report of the Oriental Institute of Chicago published a summary of extensive archaeological research by Bruce Williams. Williams re-examined discoveries related to the pre-dynastic period and concluded:
    Both articles are part of an expanding body of evidence that links the period once known as ‘predynastic’ so firmly to the ages of the pyramids and later, that the term should be abandoned.9
    Williams has published several articles in archaeology journals, and his modern research appears to confirm the Genesis account.
    Abraham visits Egypt
    The biblical date for the Exodus is approximately 1445 BC. Exodus 6:4 and Galatians 3:16–17 tell us that the Lord made a covenant with Abraham 430 years earlier, around 1875 BC. Not long after this date, Abraham traveled to Egypt to escape a severe famine in the land of Canaan (Genesis 12:10). Abraham’s visit did not go unnoticed, as Pharaoh’s officials reported to their king that Abraham’s wife, Sarah, was extremely beautiful. Out of fear, Abraham told Pharaoh that Sarah was his sister. As a result, Pharaoh temporarily inducted Sarah into his harem and paid Abraham many expensive gifts. However, the Lord struck Pharaoh’s house with plagues causing him to release her upon discovering that she was actually Abraham’s wife.
    Abraham came from Ur of the Chaldees (Genesis 11:31). From 1922 to 1934, Sir Leonard Woolley discovered it to be the first civilization10 with a superior knowledge of astronomy and arithmetic. In addition, the Sumerian civilization invented writing, composed dictionaries, and calculated square and cube roots.11 Woolley’s discoveries appear to corroborate the writings of Josephus concerning Abraham’s visit to Egypt Josephus writes about Abraham:
    He communicated to them arithmetic, and delivered to them the science of astronomy; for before Abram came into Egypt they were unacquainted with those parts of learning; for that science came from the Chaldeans into Egypt.12
    In a revised chronology, Abraham would have visited Egypt when Khufu (aka Cheops) was Pharaoh. Before Khufu, the early Egyptian pyramids were fantastic architectural structures, but they were not perfectly square or exactly oriented to all four points on a compass. However, when Khufu built his masterful pyramid, there appears to have been an explosion of astronomical and mathematical expertise. Khufu’s pyramid was perfectly square, level, and orientated to the four points of the compass.
    When placed in the proper dynasty, Abraham’s visit to Egypt may have been the catalyst that sparked an architectural revolution in Egyptian history.
    Joseph rises to power in Egypt
    Dynasty 12 was one of the high points in Egyptian history. By a revised chronology, Joseph would have risen to power under Sesostris I during this dynasty. According to Genesis, Joseph was one of Jacob’s twelve sons. Out of jealousy, Joseph’s brothers sold him to Midianite traders and these traders sold Joseph to an Egyptian officer named Potiphar. Eventually, through a period of trials and tribulations, the Lord enabled Joseph to rule over Egypt, second only to Pharaoh himself.

    Sesostris I is known to have had a vizier, or prime minister, named Mentuhotep who possessed extraordinary power Egyptologist, Emille Brugsch, writes in his book Egypt Under the Pharaohs, ‘In a word, our Mentuhotep…appears as the alter ego of the king. When he arrived, the great personages bowed down before him at the outer door of the royal palace.’13 Brugsch’s description appears to corroborate Joseph’s status in Genesis 41:43, ‘He (Pharaoh) had him ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried out before him, ‘Bow the knee’: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.’
    Joseph’s ultimate claim to fame was his ability to interpret dreams. The Egyptians attached significant importance to dreams. Joseph was able to interpret Pharaoh’s perplexing dreams to mean that seven years of plenty would be followed by seven years of the most severe famine. Convinced by Joseph’s interpretation, Pharaoh appointed Joseph to supervise the gathering of grain during the seven years of plenty.
    Two clues from Egyptian inscriptions appear to confirm the Genesis account. First, a large relief on ‘Hungry Rock’ states, ‘…Because Hapy [the river god] had failed to come in time in a period of seven years. Grain was scant, kernels were dried up, scarce was every kind of food…’14
    Second, a tomb belonging to Ameni, a provincial governor under Sesostris I, says:
    No one was unhappy in my days, not even in the years of famine, for I had tilled all the fields of the Nome of Mah…thus I prolonged the life of its inhabitants and preserved the food which it produced.12
    Hebrew slaves in Egypt
    In the traditional chronology, the Egyptian oppression of Hebrew slaves would have occurred in the 18th dynasty. The problem is there is little to no historical evidence of Hebrew slaves in Egypt at this time. However, when placed in the 12th dynasty under a revised chronology, there is substantial evidence for Israelite slave laborers in Egypt.
    Dr Rosalie David, in charge of the Egyptian department of the Manchester Museum, writes about Semitic slavery in Kahun during the second half of the 12th dynasty:
    It is apparent that the Asiatics were present in the town in some numbers, and this may have reflected the situation elsewhere in Egypt. It can be stated that these people were loosely classed by Egyptians as ‘Asiatics’, although their exact homeland in Syria or Palestine cannot be determined … The reason for their presence in Egypt remains unclear.15
    The Bible makes it quite clear why the Israelite slaves resided in Egypt:
    Now there arose a new king over Egypt who did not know Joseph, and he said to his people, ‘Look, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we’…Therefore they set taskmasters over them to afflict them with their burdens…And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage… (Exodus 1:8-14).
    Dr Rosalie David also writes about the slave presence at Gurob, Egypt:
    The scattered documentation gives no clear answer as to how or why the Asiatics came to Egypt in the Middle Kingdom…There is nevertheless firm literary evidence that Asiatic slaves, women and children were at Gurob.16
    Another piece of circumstantial evidence that supports the biblical account is the existence of pyramids built with mud bricks and straw during this dynasty. Amenemhet III, a pharaoh whose statues are sour-faced and cruel-looking in appearance, was likely the Pharaoh who answered the complaining Hebrew supervisors, ‘You shall no longer give the people straw to make brick as before Let them go and gather straw for themselves (Exodus 5:7).’
    Another tantalizing piece of circumstantial evidence was the discovery of boxes beneath the floors of houses excavated in Kahun. Sir Flinders Petrie excavated a number of these boxes which contained the skeletons of babies up to three months old, sometimes up to three in a box.17 It is plausible that these baby skeletons are the bones of Hebrew babies killed by Pharaoh’s direct orders in an attempt to limit their population (Exodus 1:16). However, one particular baby boy would escape Pharaoh’s death sentence and change the course of Hebrew history.
    Moses is born
    According to the Book of Exodus, the baby Moses was adopted by Pharaoh’s daughter while she was bathing at the river. His parents defied Pharaoh’s order and left his destiny in the Lord’s hands, placing him in a basket to be discovered by Pharaoh’s daughter. Many consider this to be a nice story, but completely unrealistic. After all, what Egyptian princess would adopt a Hebrew slave child and offer to make him the next Pharaoh?
    However, if you place Moses in the 12th dynasty, the family history of the Pharaonic court appears to line up.18 Amenemhet III had two daughters, but no sons have been positively identified. Amenemhet IV has been proposed as the son of Amenemhet III, but he could just as easily have been the son of Sobekneferu, one of the daughters of Amenemhet III. Amenemhet IV is a very mysterious figure in Egyptian history and may have been a co-regent of Amenemhet or Sobekneferu.

    Josephus wrote concerning Pharaoh’s daughter, ‘Having no child of her own…she thought to make him her father’s successor.’ In addition, Dr Donovan Courville has proposed Sobekneferu as the foster mother of Moses. It is plausible since there is no historical record of Sobekneferu having a biological son. If Sobekneferu was the foster mother of Moses, then the biblical account of her bathing by the riverside would make sense. The river god Hapy was the fertility god of Egypt, and Sobekneferu would have likely been observing a religious ritual in the river. Perhaps the appearance of a baby floating in the river would have been interpreted as a direct answer to her prayer for a child.
    Exodus from Egypt

    In a revised chronology, Neferhotep I was likely the Pharaoh of the Exodus in the 13th dynasty. Exodus 7:10 tells us that Moses and Aaron confronted Pharaoh ‘… and Aaron cast down his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it became a serpent.’ Pharaoh was not impressed ‘… so the magicians of Egypt, they also did in like manner with their enchantments. For every man threw down his rod, and they became serpents (Exodus 7:11–12).’ In the Liverpool Museum there is a magician’s rod that hails from this same period in Egyptian history.19 The rod is in the form of a long cobra Perhaps the magicians practiced some form of hypnotic power that transformed the cobra rods into the appearance of real snakes, or applied sleight of hand to substitute a real cobra for the rod.
    The ten plagues are probably one of the most famous aspects of the Exodus story. If the plagues were historical events as recorded by Moses, then there should be some fragment of evidence describing their catastrophic consequences. In fact, there is a papyrus in the Leiden Museum in Holland which provides a graphic portrayal eerily reminiscent of the biblical account. There is no consensus among archaeologists as to when it was originally penned An excerpt reads:
    … Plague stalks through the land and blood is everywhere … Nay, but the river is blood. Does a man drink from it? As a human he rejects it. He thirsts for water … Nay, but gates, columns and walls are consumed with fire…Nay but the son of the high-born man is no longer to be recognized … The stranger people from outside are come into Egypt … Nay, but corn has perished everywhere…Everyone says ‘there is no more.’20
    (See also The ten plagues of Egypt: miracles or ‘Mother Nature’?, which also thoroughly refutes the popular ‘algal bloom’ theory).
    The final plague cut Pharaoh to the heart. The Lord struck down all the firstborn in each Egyptian family at midnight. The Hebrews were warned of this horrific disaster and Moses ordered them to kill a lamb and splash its blood on their doorposts. The Destroyer would pass over every home with the blood of the lamb. It is quite significant that Neferhotep’s son, Wahneferhotep, did not succeed his father on the throne. Instead, Neferhotep I was succeeded by his brother Sobkhotpe IV ‘who occupied the throne which his brother had recently vacated.’21 To this day, historians are unable to pinpoint the reason why the son of Neferhotep I did not succeed him. Perhaps a closer look at the biblical account is necessary.
    Another piece of very interesting circumstantial evidence is the sudden departure of Kahun’s inhabitants. Dr Rosalie David writes:
    It is evident that the completion of the king’s pyramid was not the reason why Kahun’s inhabitants eventually deserted the town, abandoning their tools and other possessions in the shops and houses …The quantity, range, and type of articles of everyday use which were left behind in the houses may suggest that the departure was sudden and unpremeditated.22
    The evidence appears to confirm Exodus 12:33 which states, ‘And the Egyptians urged the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste…’
    But what happened to the mighty Egyptian army? According to the Bible, Pharaoh pursued the fleeing Israelites with his army as they miraculously crossed the Red Sea. However, the Egyptian army ended up at the bottom of the Red Sea (Exodus 14:28). It is no coincidence that the mummy of Neferhotep I has never been found.
    The Hyksos mystery solved
    Also, archaeologists and other scholars have long puzzled over the rapid occupation of Egypt by the mysterious Hyksos without a military confrontation. Those scholars advocating a revised chronology have identified the Hyksos with the Amalekites, who attacked the Israelites fleeing from Egypt. It is plausible that the Amalekites flowed into Egypt without resistance because of God’s decimation of the Egyptian army under the Red Sea.
    … when placed at the proper time, there is an abundance of historical and archaeological evidence to confirm the books of Genesis and Exodus.
    The identification of the Hyksos with the Amelekites would explain the otherwise strange passage ‘Amalek was the first of the nations’ (Numbers 24:20), and why an Egyptian would be ‘servant to an Amalekite’ (1 Samuel 30:13). This makes sense in the revised chronology where the Amalikites ruled the mighty Egyptian empire.
    Their current obscurity fulfils God’s prophecy to Moses, ‘I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven’ (Exodus 17:14). Thus hardly anyone today has even heard of them, let alone their former pre-eminence The physical extermination (see also Was this a war crime?) was first fulfilled in the time of Saul, but he disobeyed God (1 Samuel 15), so the Amalekites still caused mayhem in David’s time so he practically finished the job (1 Samuel 30).
    Conclusion
    There is a story of an older, well-respected archaeologist digging next to a young archaeologist at Gezer, Israel.23 The young archaeologist was mocking the historical reliability of the Bible when the older archaeologist quietly responded, ‘Well, if I were you, I wouldn’t rubbish the Bible.’ When the young archaeologist asked ‘Why?’ he replied, ‘Well, it just has a habit of proving to be right after all.’
    At this time of year, Christians will be bombarded with shows and magazine articles that portray the biblical accounts of Joseph, Hebrew slavery, Moses, and the Exodus as legend and myth As we have seen, however, when placed at the proper time, there is an abundance of historical and archaeological evidence to confirm the books of Genesis and Exodus.
    Synchronizing the biblical timeline with a revised Egyptian chronology will require more testing, research, hard work, and careful scholarship Presupposing biblical accuracy and applying professional research standards, a number of scholars are off to a promising start Dr Clifford Wilson, former Director of the Australian Institute of Archaeology, said it best:
    I know of no finding in archaeology that’s properly confirmed which is in opposition to the scriptures. The Bible is the most accurate history textbook the world has ever seen.24
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    References
    1. Rohl, David A Test of Time: The Bible: from Myth to History, p. 128, Century Limited, London, UK, 1995; see also review by John Osgood, Journal of Creation 11(1):33–35, 1997. Return to text.
    2. James, Peter Centuries of Darkness, pp. XV–XVI, Pimlico, London, UK, 1992. Return to text.
    3. James, ref. 2, p. 39. Return to text.
    4. Gardiner, Allan Egypt of the Pharaohs, p. 53, Oxford University Press, London, UK, 1964. Return to text.
    5. Ashton, J. and Down, D Unwrapping the Pharaohs: How Egyptian Archaeology Confirms The Biblical Timeline, p. 74, Master Books, Green Forest, AR, 2006. Return to text.
    6. Ashton and Down, ref. 5, p. 73. Return to text.
    7. Hebrew מצרים (mitsrayim) John Gill’s commentary, available in the Online Bible, states, ‘The word is of the dual number, and serves to express Egypt by, which was divided into two parts, lower and upper Egypt.’ Return to text.
    8. Waddell, History of Egypt and Other Works by Manetho: The Aegyptiaca of Manetho, pp. 8–9. Return to text.
    9. Sumner, William ‘Scholarship Individual Research,’ The Oriental Institute Annual Report 1988–1989, p. 62, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1990. Return to text.
    10. Obviously, it was not the first civilization, but the first ‘re-civilization’—after the Flood. Return to text.
    11. Ashton and Down, ref. 5, p. 201. Return to text.
    12. Whiston, W., Josephus’ Complete Works, Antiquities of the Jews, Book I, chapter VIII, para. 2. Return to text.
    13. Breasted, James A History of Egypt, p. 162, Scribner and Sons, New York, NY, 1954. Return to text.
    14. Ashton and Down, ref. 5, p. 84. Return to text.
    15. David, R The Pyramid Builders of Ancient Egypt: A Modern Investigation of Pharaoh’s Workforce, p. 191, Guild Publishing, London, UK, 1986. Return to text.
    16. David, ref. 15, p. 192. Return to text.
    17. Ashton and Down, ref. 5, p. 100. Return to text.
    18. Ashton and Down, ref. 5, p. 93. Return to text.
    19. Ashton and Down, ref. 5, p. 98. Return to text.
    20. Velikovsky, Immanuel, Ages in Chaos, Vol.1, ‘From the Exodus to King Akhnaton’, pp. 25–28, Abacus, London, UK, 1973. Return to text.
    21. Edward, C.J. et al., The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol. II, Part I, ‘History of the Middle East and the Aegean Region c. 1800–1380 B.C.’, p. 50, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1980. Return to text.
    22. David, ref. 15, p. 195 and 199. Return to text.
    23. Wieland, C., Archaeologist confirms creation and the Bible: Interview with archaeologist Clifford Wilson, Creation 14(4):46–50, 1992 Return to text.
    24. Wilson, C, Archaeologist Speaks Out, Creation 21(1):15, 1998. Return to text.

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    1. Mr.Moore;

      I commend your breadth of knowledge and the copious references you supplied… but, to cut matters to the quick, how can you accept a chronological text such as the Hebrew Bible, which claims that men lived for 900 years or so? How can you even accept such a document, except as a matter of religious belief?

      That having been said, what’s in a name? We call it Germany; they call their country Deutschland. The French call it Allemande… What I’m getting at is I think the most important idea would be what the “Ancient Egyptians” called THEMSELVES; not what foreigners called them. You also failed to mention that the “Mizraim” thing, introduced into Islam from Judaism, and applied to the “Egyptians” by their Muslim conquerers in the 600’s or so of the common era, is a term the ancient Egyptians NEVER called themselves…

      Finally, despite all your references, your perspective is blatantly obvious: To prove the Bible is correct. It is my opinion that an objective man consults all the references to see what THEY say; not, rather, to manipulate facts to support a preconceived position. The writings of any believers of any faith are suspect, as it’s known they’ll “tweak” the facts to support their belief systems. I, for one, am interested merely in the facts. Henry Ford may have been on to something when he said, to transcribe, that “history is garbage.” The winners lie, as even WW2 will demonstrate, considering what the victors did with the Germans after they defeated them… especially the Russians, though the allies allowed them free reign with their genocide and destruction, and deportations… “Liberation” my arse! Yet the fantasy is maintained even today…

      The so-called ancients (excepting the “Old Testament,” which encourages genocide, even against non-Jewish animals…) were aeons above us when it comes to tolerance and spiritual freedom. Heck; you can lose your job in America today if you make the mistake of uttering comments at odds with the new God of Political Correctness. People are so used to the mind-prison, that they don’t even know they are in one. I, for one, have what the ancients called “gnosis” of a sort – at least when it comes to our present situation.

      The world is utterly insane… and the three “Monotheistic Religions” (and their bastard child “Communism”) are largely responsible for this state of things. “Religions of Love” indeed! I’ll give the Jews this much; at least THEY have never gone around forcing people to practice their religion… not to mention their brilliance in science, the arts, and literature. Their usurping of Palestine is another matter, best left for another time.

      Finally, sir, it should be evident that this is a “free thinker” site. When you come with your “doctor’s satchel” full of “religious antidotes” to our free-thinking… well; none of us are going to drink the stricknine and see if GAWD is going to heal us! And no; we will not play with your rattlesnakes, either!
      Must say, though, that you present a considerable intellectual achievement in your dissertation; even if it is tainted with Christian bias. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  35. Read all of what you have written and i will not lie i am very much compelled by this …..but what will you say about the Holy Quran`s version of it?

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    1. If the Qu’ran has a majority of its history from the Bible, and if the Bible has a majority of its history from the Torah…and if we can conclude that the Torah is a combination of multicultural myths, metaphors and similes, then the Qu’ran falls right along with the other two ‘holy’ books of scripture. If there is no way to corroborate the information outside of what is written in those books with other information, then such information cannot stand the test of truth and falls into the realm of ‘belief’ and can no longer be considered as truth.

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  36. Your all Jews, and you are all crazy…you need to stop lieing about the Jews, who have done more for the world in medicine then anyone else has ….You need to back to your hole in the wall, where you crawled out of…

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    1. Trolling? Really? Are you seven? If not grow up. Join the conversation. Expand your intellect and your spirit. Call Dr. Ezzat wrong for facts. Call him wrong because you disagree with his or his readers conclusions , but name calling should be beneath everyone who has lived on this planet into their double digits.

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    2. Duh? We’re all Jews, BUT – “…the Jews, who have done more for the world…” So, are you blessing us or cursing us? Think I know the answer… but the least you could do is fashion a sentence or two that’s not blatantly self-contradictory…. Yea, I know; I’m asking for the impossible! And you can’t even write in correct English, yet you are “smart enough” to offer commentary here?

      You should have said, for example, “You’re all Jews…” – “You’re” being a contraction for “you are.” Yea, I know; I’m expecting way too much! The IGNUNT are now all “sages and soothsayers.” We may be crazy, but at least we can fashion a sentence in correct English which makes sense and in which every word is spelled correctly!

      No facts, just bigotry. “Go back to the hole in the wall from out of which you crawled.” (Correct use of English here, I might add…) Guess the next step is to burn us alive for being witches or something, eh? Religion of Love, indeed!

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  37. After reading just about all of the posts that were written here, it is still not hard for me to state with even more fact now that, when one is talking about a premier civilization, that this place (Egypt/Ethiopia) was it…earlier than Sumer, earlier than Babylon, earlier than Assyria. Taking into consideration the information the article written by Daniel Anderson and posted by Paul Moore that time needs to be reduced so that it matches up better with Biblical history, and then taking into consideration the webpage written about Immanuel Velikovsky that the time needs to be increased more than what it actually is so as not to misconstrue the radiocarbon dating mechanics is very daunting, and then you have old Edgar Casey who stated that the monuments are far older that what we really thing that they are…not by hundreds of years, but by thousands! The information that is available is insurmountable, however, it would seem like since there are some people who have come to the conclusion that there were primarily dark complected peoples living in what is now Egypt and Ethiopia (hence the Greek name of it – Land of the Burnt Faces), that it was those people who were primarily responsible for building the monuments that are still standing in those lands today…a fact that they undoubtedly do not want to continue to contend with…and because of such, such peoples have been cursed, deemed unfit or unworthy to have a history that is thoroughly draped in its right light and always have to be portrayed in a negative fashion. Through research and hard work, the information is slowly coming out…and more time is needed to tell the whole story.

    However, concerning the word “Pharoah”…I would have to concur that such a word did not exist in the Egyptian language since the word is of Greek origin and means “Great House” as is stated in many of the comments above. However, someone brought to my attention the work of Jean-François Champollion who was responsible for a lot of the translation of the Rosetta Stone and other hieroglyphics from Ancient Egypt. If he hadn’t gotten around to transcribing the images from many of the royal cartouches until the 1800s, then how do some of the names that he translated such as Ramses, end up appearing in the Bible at all even if it is the name of a place and not a person?

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  38. An interesting journey into the etymology of “pharaoh”, my only comment would be that Judaism like all other organized religions throughout history (the religion of ancient Egypt being no exception), crafted their own history, their own story of creation and mythology to support the unification and synthesis of their people – this is true for Christianity and Islam as much as it is for the Judaism (Zorastrianism was probably used for similar purposes by the ancient Persians). Questioning the contents of the Old Testament from an historical perspective is akin to questioning the resurrection of Christ or the divine revelations of Mohammed to a certain extent, these are matters of faith. To the Jews, their history, their trials as outlined in the Old Testament, be they historically accurate or not, are what united them and unites them to this day. Usurping these tales for more than what they are – more accurately placed in the realm of myth rather than history – is simply a misinterpretation of the Old Testament and the Torah and should be called out as such. Misinterpreting them today to support political agendas or the legitimacy to property, cities or temples, well that’s either ignorance or mindful manipulation of facts to serve a political or authoritarian objective, take your pick. (Full disclosure I’m Jewish by the way, at least by blood).

    Anyway, interesting post as always and I find myself reaching back into Ancient Egypt after a sojourn into the Ancient Middle, Near and Far East as it would appear that the Egyptians are undoubtedly the oldest civilization in the world and clearly the religions of the Ancient Greeks, Babylonians, Jews and even Persians were influenced to at least some extent by Ancient Egypt.

    Respectfully
    http://www.snowconenyc.com

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      1. Thank you Dr. for the interesting articles. Keep them coming.

        Working on a piece now on Ancient Egyptian religion and starting to go through some of Budge’s source material, fascinating stuff and looking forward to a better understanding of hieroglyphics, something I have avoided thus far in my research.

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  39. The scriptures were never meant to be interpreted literally, they are symbolic of the evolution of the soul. Isreal Is=Issis the divine feminine, ra= ra the sun god the divine mascaline, el=god. Jesus is an archtype of the christ that is in all of us. or should I say the potential christ, the ancients understood this. Its a.matter of consciousness. a jew was one who went within to find God. The kingdom of heaven is within.

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  40. Your no true historian and your research is fact less, dis proving the word pharaoh was a waste of time, pharaoh just means great house and it was just another way to say king of egypt, a common bible dictionary can tell you that, it in no way makes the scriptures a fallacy, there are records from the many great dynasties that verify the history of the israelites, look at the moabite stone, dead sea scrolls, the Sennacherib’s Prism, countless artifacts and papyrus documents with the history, tombs and records, you have nothing, and have proved nothing and have pushed it off has credible evidence, the only fake out there is all the gods of ancient egypt and all the other nations..repent if you can

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    1. Another illiterate! If you can’t even spell correctly or use English in a proper fashion, why, then, should we even listen to what you have to say? That is not the case if you are a non-native English speaker of course…

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    1. They were all Egyptians AND ALWAYS HAD BEEN ,, Tut Mosses !!! LOL ,, the whole story is about a Egyptian Civil War and the poor looser
      Israelites being run out of Egypt . LOL

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  41. Apparently someones been doing alot of reading, but not enough traveling! Egypt actually has a wall telling the story of the israelites. Also alot of information on the ancient israelites has been swept under the rug, to prevent those who are hebrews to never find out who they are unless they go searching for it. I know for a fact that israelites existed and I know who they are! Read from babylon to timbuktu! The modern day jews are europeans and arabs pretending to be hebrews and the modern day egyptians are arabs pretending to be egyptians. Don’t get tricked by the lies!

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    1. Here is the real Jerusalem.,,, Tanis (/ˈtænɨs/; Zoan; Ancient Greek: .
      Zion (Hebrew: ציון‎), also transliterated Sion, Tzion or Tsion, is a place name often used as a synonym for Jerusalem. Lol !!!

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    2. You are correct. According to my research, modern day Jews are Kazars who converted to Judaism in 740 B.C. Jews who inhabit Israel are Askenazis and American Jews and certainly not the Jews of the Bible. This is all a fabricated lie they have perpetrated. Only reason they are in Israel is bc of the holocaust. The Ethiopian Jews who the Israelis despise are the Biblical Jews. and not any European or American Jew alive today. More importantly, THEY are NOT the chosen people as the big deception purports. Until the story of the hunt is told by the lion, the tale will always glorify the hunter. Thanks Shebrew Judah for your bravado here. Thank goodness we are educated about the great deceptions.

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      1. Wrong date for conversion! Try a thousand years later! Read Arthur Koestler’s book “The Thirteenth Tribe.”

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  42. This is actually interesting but lacks evidence? Why would you post a story with NO credible evidence? Wheres the proof at? ALL i see here is some hate for JEWS lol……….are you serious??? Where’s the writing’s at? How about some books that back it all up? Or walls with that information??? Give me a break

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    1. See those things at the bottom called recommended books? Or at the top all those links? What you do is click on them, then you READ them. I know I know some are hundreds of pages long and it will require you to turn off the TV or PC and read them. After that you can come in here and complain some more about how you do not understand them.

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  43. Very interesting hypothesis. I also agree that the Hebrews were not in Egypt, but from a different angle. Please allow me to elaborate. The term translated as Egypt from the Hebrew is H4714, which etymologically translates as “double straits.” I do believe this original etymological translation holds some meaning to the landscape of the country and that it has been incorrectly translated for generations (on purpose, as a means of control, which is another discussion altogether). There is only one location that I can think of near the area we call modern day Israel that has a double strait: The Turkish Straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus. These two straits also hold the well known cities of Troy and Istanbul, both with mythic, iconic pasts.

    The kingdom of Hatti, which was only discovered in the early 1900s, was centered in Anatolia. They battled Rameses II at Kadesh and made a peace treaty with Rameses, who married two daughters from the Hatti King’s family. It is the Hatti that are believed to be the Biblical Hittites. Seeing that Homer is believed to be from Smyrna, in the center of Turkey, and that the Hatti language was an Indo-European language, most closely related to Armenian, I am concluding thus far that the Hebrews were slaves in “Egypt” or more correctly, the land of the double straits. We have misplaced Egypt in the Hebrew narrative. It would make sense then that they were in fact in slavery since the culture further north, namely the Grecian city states and yes, later Rome, did have a practice of slavery, as did the Hatti.

    A couple of additional thoughts on the Hatti: one of their main gods was the storm god. After the fall of their empire in 1300-ish BC, they were assimilated into other cultures around them. If you follow the language, however, a good majority had to have ended up in modern day Armenia (since Armenian is the closest modern relation to the Hatti language). Since Mount Ararat is in Turkey, smack in the middle of their area, and they worship the storm god, I must wonder if this are was where the flood occurred. The Armenians trace their lineage back to Japtheth, as do the Khazars, so much of that research sticks in my mind. It also fulfills the prophecy that Japtheth will dwell in the tents of Shem. Those who claim to be “Jews” and who are not.

    Lastly, concerning the term Pharaoh. I want to offer another idea. Time will tell if my hunch is at all correct. Pharaoh, as we know it, was spread all over thru Latin etc and it all goes back to the Hebrew, which supposedly goes back to the Egyptian. What if pharaoh was a Hatti term and not an Egyptian term? I am still researching Armenian to see if there is a correlation to king or perhaps emperor in the translation.

    Good luck on your research and continued search for truth. Peace and blessings!

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  44. Reblogged this on Pyramidion and commented:

    This is a re-edited version of my original article posted in 2011. I’m re-blogging it for it will be followed soon by a series of articles carrying the same title expounding the findings of my 3-year-reasearch. The research reveals with evidence-based findings that ancient Egypt never knew Pharaohs nor any Israelites. That means the Israelite’s Exodus did not take place in the valley of the Nile. Wow, try and ponder over the consequences of this paradigm shifting discovery.

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  45. Thank you Dr. Ezzat. Nice article.
    ” there were no slaves in Egypt until the Roman invasion”
    Perhaps All roads lead to Rhome has more meaning than we have previously given it.
    Just my thought on it.

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    1. Hi Judy,
      Indeed all roads lead to Rome. This will soon prove to be lterally true as I will reveal the huge deception/forgery the Greco-Romans and the Jewish scribes have concocted concerning the issue of Pharaoh.

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  47. With all due respect, I too have studied Egyptian history for over 20 years, and indeed the term pharaoh IS used for kings during the New Kingdom. It originated as ‘great house’ and later became a reference to ‘your majesty,’ just as that is used as a reference style for monarchs later in history (and today). Thus, king and pharaoh were both interchangeable for rulers of Egypt during the New Kingdom. I don’t know any Egyptologist who studies Egyptian history, archaeology, or language through the lenses of the Bible. Yes, many of us grew up with biblical stories, but most learned scholars understand those to be stories, not history.

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  48. Oh good, more of man’s wisdom. The Day comes for all men, regardless of whom/what they believe is true. You can tell The Lord of Hosts to his face about Egypt and Pharoah, and see how it goes over. Or you could open your heart to the Almighty, whose name is YHWH. The Lamb will not be interested in historical theories. Soften your heart, bend your neck, He who reigns forgives our failure, but only at a heavy price, paid willinly by He who saves, Yeshua. This is truth, words to outlast any obelisk or mountain, or vain philosophy of man.

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  49. Slack, indeed! Nothing of any historical or scientific bent; just another “Thou Shalt” to embrace “superstition X” (assumedly- as opposed to “superstition Y” or “superstition Z”…). Said another way, “Iffin’ yew dohn bleeb in JEEEEEEZUS, yer gonna go ta HAY-EL!” What are you doing, sir, on a site which discusses history and physical evidence, with your “Preach-eology?” Where are your facts? You possess none, of course, and – as with the majority of practitioners of your faith, probably haven’t even read your book and are utterly lacking in any sort of “reality-based” knowledge…

    If you want to discuss theology, there are many sites available to that end. You are really here to preach, of course. I will give you some grudging credit, however, as you at least know the real name of the one called Jesus – Yehoshua, commonly rendered in his time by a sort of nick-name, Yeshua… Most believers of your faith don’t even know that and would resist being informed accordingly. No “J” in Hebrew, no Joshua, no Jordan, no Jerusalem… They can’t even translate the words correctly for objects and people and we are supposed to trust their work with “Metaphysical” things? I think not.
    But you go on believing whatever you wish; a freedom I give to all, even when they don’t extend it to me too, as you most obviously do NOT. Such tells a great deal about the state of people’s hearts… but that, too, is another issue.

    Ha! The religion of “love” that conducted a 2000 year war of extermination against their spiritual fathers, the Jews… all the while claiming “Jesus” was a Jew… and, when not persecuting their latest “heretics” (Albigensians, Arians, Cathars, Knights Templar, whatever…) they fought for centuries and massacred each other over the same types of thanatology (thought I just invented that word but spell check doesn’t mind it!) that plagues the Muslims in the “Shia” versus “Sunni” insanity… Protestant versus Catholic, etc. Christianity is a SICKNESS! ALL of the “Mosaic” religions are sicknesses! Self-induced “I hate the world” psychosis, and they all dream of a nightmarish “Har Megiddo” (valley of Megiddo for you illiterate Christians; not “Armageddon”…) – at any rate, a nightmarish Hell-scenario where millions perish. And they call him a god of Love? Das Christentum? Es ist ein KRANKHEIT! Los von Rom! They “get hard” thinking about all us infidels burning forever, and how “god” is going to pet them and give them “tender vittles” for believing in nonsense and killing everyone who doesn’t! “Religion of Love” indeed!

    I close with a quote: “They speak of love; yet they send to Hell everything that stands in their way.” Friedrich Nietzsche

    Signed, Paganismus Maximus, worshipper of Athena, and her pet (owl)… and the Aten too!

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    1. I freely give you that what passes for the “Christian” church since the 2nd century or so is odious. But these people do not know Adonai Tsva’ot, the Holy One of Israel. Neither do today’s Jews worship Him. They worship themselves, stuck forever in the Babylonian captivity. (for now!) I can disagree with very little you had to say about the state of man’s folly in the name of serving the Almighty—because they are jammed with pagan imagery and outright plagiarisms. You are correct in your statements. Concerning “hell,” there is no such word in the original language, and I can only assume the heads of the early “churches” found many more behinds in “church” pews and moneys in coffers if people were scared that a Just, Fair, Compassionate creator sought to roast them into eternal perpetuity for failing to live up to his standards. A simple internet search can show that neither the word “church” or the word “hell” exist in original languages/texts, and were substituted during translations by roman catholics and kings of england who had a vested interest in total secular control over the religious flock.

      Much of what modern “Christians” believe is nowhere to be found in either the Tanakh (the Law, the Prophets, and the Writings of the Hebrews) or the post-2nd-Temple era writings. You find most of the garbage that men call Christendom in the writings of elders and philosophers. Plato figures heavily into major themes of modern “Christian” belief.

      It is no wonder you and everyone else is so hostile towards a God that nobody can represent properly without resorting to pagan sweeteners. I am sorry people are so STUPID, but God is good. The “Old Testament” is nothing more or less than the history of the nation of Israel, God’s chosen people. I will tell you why I believe it to be a historical document. Because it paints the children of Israel as INSUFFERABLE whiners and betrayers of the Holy One. Now why would any people extol such a book, when all it does is paint them as A-holes?? It can only be true, because it shows that Israel has (ahem) religiously abandoned their Holy One at every available opportunity. Reading the Old Testament (Tanakh), I don’t see how any one single person of Jewish extraction could ever feel anything but SHAME at the weakness and faithlessness of my ancestors. Yet they hold the Word forth like a talisman, made for them, to rescue them.

      Au contraire, the whole of the Law given by Adonai to Moshe with the instruction to WRITE DOWN EVERY WORD OF IT, as a testimony against faithless Israel. As Exhibit A in the case of “Why Israel May Never Blame El Shaddai for Their Sorrows.” Israel foolishly believes it is a talisman from a God who will destroy their enemies in front of them. Not so much.

      I understand why you make your remarks, Wayne. Their are far too few facts in the world about who the Lord of Hosts really is.

      Best,

      Joel

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      1. Hello, Joel;

        While we might not agree on things, I can’t thank you enough for such a thoughtful, intelligent, well measured, brilliantly expressed and “anger-less” response. Please accept my apology for a somewhat rashly expressed sarcasm. (I’m very spontaneous and sarcastic in situ naturalibus..)

        When I was in high school one of my best friends was a committed communist. While I find that “over-idealistic” ‘faith’ to be anathema, he believed it, and we argued good naturedly for hours, and with no hatred for the opposing person and no anger. That’s the way it ought to be I think… but certainly isn’t now! Everything’s gotten SO ugly…

        Anyway; If you’re familiar with the writings of Nietzsche… well; that’s my basic position. People are obsessed with belonging to something, with being special, and love to “magnify their specialness” by looking down on and hating others, etc. I call them (as did Nietzsche) “herd people.” I am anti-herd, and I’ll wager you are too…

        Nietzsche pointed out that “Christian anti-semitism” is UTTERLY absurd; as it is. How can you worship the “Jewish son of God” and hate Jews at the same time? Yet Europe has been beset with this insanity for 2000 years.

        As for the Jewish People… well; complex issue. I don’t think they (most of them) are actually descended from the Hebrews of old… (Koestler’s “Khazar” idea) – but, got to give them credit; they’re one of the smartest and most accomplished people on the planet. As for their religion? Another really complex issue…

        The Septuagint? Heaven knows what the 70 Rabbis in Alexandra started out with… but we all know of course what they left us with. Not to mention all the stuff the Christians did with it, as well as their own… take on things. (How’s that for being polite? Doesn’t come naturally!)

        It’s my understanding that the Christian word “sin” originally meant merely to “miss the mark” – not having all the masochistic, self-flagellation connotations the Christians attributed to it.

        Let me put it in a teacup. God makes a world but it’s so messed up he destroys it once. Even the second incarnation is so bad he has to kill himself (in the form of his “son”) to make things right. This whole idea is alien to every atom in my body and always has been. And, unless you believe in “His son” you go to hell, and everyone before Christ (apparently) went to Hell, and all non-believers went/will go/are going to Hell… And they call Him a “God of Love?” Am I missing something?
        Not to mention when the Israelites entered Caanan, kill them all, kill their women and children; bash their babies’ brains out on the walls… even kill their animals…? What’s up with this?

        But it gets worse… at least for 2 of the 3 “Abrahamic” religions believe God loves the world so much that He’s going to make a horrid, nightmarish death-inferno to punish all the evil-doers, destroy and pollute the planet utterly, kill untold millions of “non-believers” and – all that stuff. This is a Thanatos cult, in my opinion.

        At least, far as I know, the Jews aren’t rooting for THAT kind of hellishness! Yea, they seemingly invented the “princess syndrome” – but if that’s the worst thing they did then what the heck!

        I’m familiar with all the “Right Wing Conspiracy” stuff, and Bilderberg and Rothschild and Kuhn & Loeb stuff… Well; so bankers are bastards. J.P. Morgan didn’t seem like such a nice guy either. Karl Marx; he was of Jewish extraction, granted; but certainly not a practitioner of Judaism… There’s so much information and so many opinions and so much DIS-information… Hard to find the way through it all. How come Christianity isn’t blamed for Hitler (a Catholic) or a million other examples? It’s all so crazy.

        Today everyone pretends Islam is a “religion of TOLLLLLLLLLLerance.” Anyone who knows anything about history knows otherwise. Of the three Abrahamic religions, only Judaism comes out relatively good in this regard. They never tried to shove their beliefs down anyone’s throat, never killed people for thinking differently… though they do of course banish people from the family (and from the Jewish community) if they are/were “apostate.” I’m descended from one such gentleman, among others.

        I could go on for weeks I guess, but need to cut this short as have to go to work tomorrow. You impress me greatly!

        I believe in personal responsibility. Don’t think “God hates me!” if something bad happens to me. Believe in a “Creative Force” or “Grand Architect” but reject all the images of this Force presented by the major religions – except perhaps Atenism, and to an extent, Buddhism. I think mankind is still, generally, spiritually in the “one and a half year old” state, where “Big Mommy” (or “Big Daddy”) spanks you if you don’t do right, and you don’t even really know what you’re doing… and every child thinks they are the centre of the universe, until they mature (looking around nowadays -, IF they mature!)

        I believe in a sort of Transcendental, non-personal FORCE which, most or all of the time it seems, is not (obviously) active in the Human sphere. Something almost like a physical law of the Universe… which, it is theorized, resembles in outline how Akhenaten viewed his “god” the Aten. What can you give God? Nothing, of course; except – gratitude? Love? But love is boundless, and tends to “spread” to other objects in one’s vicinity…

        All these “People of the Books” who speak of love and mercy though; the bulk of them know nothing of the concept except as it relates to their immediate personal circumstances (if then) in my observation.

        Allah is merciful? Maybe so; but his followers, especially his most committed ones, certainly are NOT! The same may be said for Christianity, which speaks of love all the time… and yet America, the “most Christian nation” is constantly invading and murdering untold thousands, to “save” them! (Sounds familiar, no?) From the 1830’s to the Civil War to Hawaii to the Spanish American War and beyond… we do the same thing all the time. Of course, it’s all REALLY about money… The “high principles” are merely window dressing. That’s what I find so damning about it. Someone like Cesar Borgia is MUCH more refreshing and honest, for at least he doesn’t “pretend like he’s doing God’s work!”

        Mankind is a despicable creature by and large; only the “exceptions to the rule” that come along from time to time even come close to justifying his existence, in the highest terms, in my opinion. Doesn’t matter where you’re from or what tiki-totem pole you worship, if any. I dream of a religion where Art is the highest expression of The Divine… Yea; I’m probably crazy! But I like it!

        But on the other hand, most people are wrapped up in their own stuff, which they should be I guess. I don’t know; it’s a contradiction (seemingly) I’ve yet to resolve.

        While I admire your quest to find out the genuine “roots” of your beliefs, I do not believe in the “God of the Tenach” – or at least what I have learned of Him from what I’ve read and experienced these almost 60 years. He seems to me a repellant, angry, nasty mass murderer who created a fallen world and then punishes his flawed creatures with eternal damnation (what an EVIL concept!) merely for being the way He made them! They are required to refute their own existence in order not to die! Such a principle is… well; at least with Islam and Christianity, you see where it can lead. Seems they work out their angst at being “God’s flotsam” by punishing the REST of mankind who refuses to partake of their “self-annihilation prevention prescription” which is called “organized religion.”

        The Jews have equally imprisoned themselves in the unbelievable (12000 pages!) – maze? – of the Talmud… Can’t even make up their minds how a Mezzuza is supposed to be placed (Rabbi #1 said horizontal, and his son, Rabbi #2 said vertical, I think it is… which is why it’s on a diagonal today…)

        Such religions stifle Life itself, all spontaneity, all genuine Spiritual intuitions, in my opinion. Once we reach the “Thou Shalt” and “Thou Shalt Not” phrase, we’re all dead spiritually, and merely “Machines” mindlessly doing what “someone said God said” so we “get eternal life.” It’s spiritual slavery, in my opinion, on a purely spiritual level, and it suffocates genuine Life.

        Such do I think… Many thanks for your thought-provoking and very high-minded retort. You must be an exceptional and enlightened person! May the Most High continue to bless you!

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      2. Thanks for responding so graciously. I told my wife yesterday, before I heard back from you, that you appeared to be straight and honest (I mean straight-shooter), and that I would be able to talk to you. (I read other of your comments, roaring and stomping through the threads as one who can and will challenge “crap” when he sees it)

        This rancor and bitterness surrounding the “servants” of God might be understandable in a “this world will hate you if you love Jesus” sort of way, but that can not the case when nobody (hardly anybody) today genuinely, earnestly seeks after answers about the God of Israel, the God of All.

        The “Jews” (whatever they are, Khazars, Ashkenazi, Sephardi, etc.) have never been known to proselytize, why would they? Everyone hates them (reason for which explained in Deutoronomy), and their entire make-up is built around the expectation that God will destroy anyone who is not a chosen person like them. “The truth was made FOR US,” they think. “God will wipe this Earth clean FOR US,” they think. It is debatable whether there are any true Hebrews/Children of Jacob living in Israel currently, and the Israelis currently living there are either secular or Babylonian, belief-wise, so no help will come from the “Jews.”

        Christians walk around with crosses around their necks and 4 New Testament verses tucked in their hatbands, three of which are threatening the direst of consequences. Disagree with them and you are likely going to hell. Your assessments are pretty accurate, Wayne, because this is how things currently are. You are not crazy: this is how things appear because this is how things currently stand (and these things ought not to be).

        And this from the people supposedly safeguarding the Truth of God…but safeguarding for whom? And this is without even bringing up the mormons or “Church of Christ, Scientist!” folks, etc., these are the “mainstreamers” of God’s message of hope for mankind?? (exasperated wheeze)

        Fortunately, there is a true safeguard, an honest broker without denominational bias. Something that will shock the pants off of anyone reading this is that the truth of a loving, watchful God becomes understandable only after reading the Old Testament. I know, right!! I learned to know and love God by reading the OLD Testament, what amounts to the Hebrew bible. You’d think, “Oh, Jesus is where God showed his love towards man for the first time, before that he was angry and cruel.” I am thrilled to report that this conception is totally false! But an unbiased look is required, and this is a frightful condition to require, by today’s standards. Who is unbiased? Who does not already hate Jews and/or Christians and, by default, reject their cruel, angry so-called God? Dialogue has been replaced by “who can shout the loudest” and “I hate you MORE.” Gross.

        Yet I submit that hope remains, for the interested. For the truly invested, God does not hide himself, but why would he reveal himself to cruel dilettantes?. Does it matter? Does anyone REALLY care whether The Lord Most HIgh is an actual, real and true entity? And if he is real and true, the people who DO believe in him seem to be world-class jerks, I mean let’s be honest, who wants to spend time here on Earth with most of those guys, much less the prospect of heaven forever with smug self-satisfied unloving jerks who seem to desire an unquenchable dung fire to consume the entrails of people who disagreed with them on Earth? Gross.

        But this picture is incorrect, inaccurate, and vastly inadequate for the subject, PRESUMABLY the King of Heaven! Oh how far we have gotten from any reasonable picture of the Glorious One. But it is there, in the Hebrew (NOT Jewish) bible.

        I could talk for days about the patience, long-suffering, and lovingkindness of Yahweh, proved over and over again just in the Torah, before even approaching the days of the Judges, the Kings, and the exiles. O where to begin. First, I do not know everything, or even 5 percent of everything. What I do know is wonderful!

        But everything people know about God today is false. Jews, Christians, Catholics (shudder), people have crafted their own version to suit their own requirements, but God exists beyond these paltry human descriptions, these god-in-our-box phonies.

        There is a truer picture without denomination, but it doesn’t happen in one story. And I AM NOT SPECIAL. I am not a graduate of any college, theological or otherwise. I am just a dude, not advanced or evolved, I simply read the Book and paid attention. For anyone ACTUALLY curious about “Is there really evidence that God exists,” I do think we can find it, but faith only comes from God, we do not lift ourselves up to the Almighty. I have greatly desired to share this viewpoint with open-minded people, and generally those people are not to be found among the “religious.” (or in blog comments sections, yet here we are!)

        It’s free! And free-ING! I share no “church” with any man, church is a made-up human word intentionally mis-translated from “ekklesia,” which is an assembly, or gathering, usually of a civic (or military…) nature. Ekklesia is found over 110 times in the post-2nd-temple era writings called “New Testament.” and all but 3 times is universally replaced with the relatively modern, misleading word: church. This denotes a building or structure, or a hierarchical structure, and this is not the word Yehoshua used in Matt 16:18, the famous “upon this rock” verse that Romans grossly mistranslate to justify their abomination known as a “church.”

        But how things are is not how things were meant to be. The wisdom of man, the resistance of foul spirits (yes I believe it is true), and the forgetfulness of antiquity brings us to this sorry state, and it is very sorry. Yet hope is not entirely hidden–indeed, it is in plain sight for any who wish for actual knowledge for TRUTH’s sake. Seeking to find evidence to crush one’s opponents…not really a worthy quest.

        I don’t wish for one human, even Adolf Hitler, to spend an eternity in a tortuous and flaming punishment. What monster would WANT that, no matter how “bad” a person is/was?? For ETERNITY??? It is inhuman, monstrous, and I detest the very idea. It is a human fabrication, that a loving Creator would pre-destine the vast majority of his creation to shrieking and howling torment as eternal punishment, without rest. It is WRONG to paint the Creator as one who desires to see man, whom he made, suffer tortures untold for the whole of existence. Makes me want to vomit that people have portrayed the Living God in this fashion.

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      3. Once more, Friend, I must apologize for the the “Shorthand” interpretations I made of your original comments. You, sir, are a “well of great depth.” You have my respect and admiration. Used to dealing with the typical “Christian” crowd, I… well; I don’t tend to be particularly nice. And I confess this “sin” for I typically tell them I’m Jewish and ‘what are you going to tell me about morality!!!?? (to transcribe Menachem Bagin, (Spelling?) (that scares off most of “the goyim.”)

        I have to work tonight on third shift, and as a consequence of that am trying to get some sleep now. Don’t know where you are, but “third shift” in Eastern Standard Time (US) translates to 12:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. I will try to do justice to your impressive commentary sometime during that time (when I’m supposed to be working… but it’s OK – it’s a virtual “graveyard” at that time…)

        You are, bar none, are the most impressive “mouthpiece” for your “Master” that I have yet encountered. Since He seemingly sent such an impressive “ambassdor” to me, it is incumbent upon me that I hear what you have to say.

        I have never encountered a one such as you. I am interested in what you have to say. I could only believe in a Creator who loves all His creatures, and doesn’t “get off” on punishment. To put it in a teacup… We are ALL blessed beyond comparison, beyond all (or any ) worthiness on our own parts. How, then, could it really be the nightmare that all the “standard religions” (not to mention LDS) say? They have driven men to all sorts of foolishness with their close-minded, hate-filled rantings! Such, at any rate, do I think.

        Kindest regards to you!

        In the name of L’Chaim; of Life, and Health, and Love, and blessedness! (For we are all blessed to have these things, fleeting though they may be!)

        Regards – Wayne

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  50. You are far too kind, I’m merely a somewhat-humble servant. I will attempt once more to leave contact information: joelslack@gmail.com

    I desire greatly to communicate with you at greater length on a more appropriate forum.

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  51. The invitation to discussion is open to interested parties, including (if I may be so bold) you, Dr. Ezzat.
    best regards~~js

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    1. Hey, Joel; No problem! My teams of lawyers are already on the case! The damage to my self-esteem and sense of well-being was titanically horrific! (Joking of course…) I will resend you what I wrote to the original address. As the Bard of Stratford-upon-Avon once told me, when I wandered one night into the “Intergalactic Cafe and Bistro” while traversing various lateral Timeframe axes, “Feces doth occur, young man! Bring thy broom AND thy dustbin!”

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  52. You are a liar and a fraud. Zionism is a wicked and evil agenda, but you are a liar and your work is replete with fallacy after fallacy. Do you suppose that Alexander the Great just mistakenly thought he had conquered Judea? Will you ignore the witness of men like Josephus? He makes no mention in any of his work of any Arabian origin of the Jews. Instead he demonstrates that Abraham was born in what today is southeastern Turkey (Tur Abdin). How will you explain the existence of the Samaritan people who live in Palestine to this day? How will you explain the records of thousands of the ancient Israelites exiled among the Medes? Will you blame the Greeks for the translation held by the Samaritans? Will you simply ignore the Dead Sea Scrolls that existed a thousand years before the Septuagint was compiled? Will you ignore the reality that the Hebrew is more closely related to Aramaic than it is to Arabic? Will you ignore the fact the Arabic derived its cursive script form from Syriac? I have looked into your activities I see that you slander my Coptic Orthodox brothers…I challenge you to a public debate I am currently awaiting the schedule of a Syriac scholar who is a dear friend of mine. We will expose that it is not truly an anti jewish agenda that you are pushing but really it is an anti Christian agenda you are pushing

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    1. Oh, DEAR! One may not merely present one’s understanding of the facts. Anything (and maybe everything, in some cases) becomes a purposeful attack on group X, group Y, or group Z!

      I can understand why practitioners of all three “Abrahamic religions” would regard what Dr. Ezzat has to say as “blasphemous.” So, I say, if you have any proofs for your retorts, “Greek Nationalist,” then let’s hear them. I’m part Greek myself, but don’t have to scream and holler and demolish the house to make a point. Let us, then, dispense with all the angst and anger and self-righteousness. What “wares” (i.e. FACTS!) do you have to “sell,” which would refute Dr. Ezzat’s premises? Can’t you leave your temper tantrums by the door and be a “good Greek” and just talk about FACTS? Your people were the first “thinkers” as we now understand the term; but you seem to be in a “Dionysian tantrum.”
      You sound more like a “fundamentalist Muslim (or Christian) than a thinker. We, the audience, the Aethos, and maybe even The Infinite, await your response.

      Regards from he who likes the owl,and that – “Awareness” which it represented.

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    2. Forgot a couple things, to our Typhon-Set friend who calls himself “Greek Nationalist.” The Dead Sea Scrolls date from about 300 BC or later; NOT a thousand years before the Greek edition of the “Old Covenant” which was produced in Alexandra, Egypt about 300, BC. You like to throw around the word “liar” and I am disinclined to use such strong terms… but here, friend, you lie.

      Second point: Josephus. He “betrayed his people” and lived as a pet in Rome. Of course, he got rich, probably… The Jews to this day reject just about everything he says because of this. Any time someone becomes a pet of the “enemies of his people”… well; the people he has seemingly betrayed, as well as history itself, tend to regard such people “cum grano salis.” That’s a Roman expression, which basically means “with skepticism.” Of course, you, as with all “true believers” pillage ancient texts which support their “belief-frenzy” and discount everything else. Someday I might write a book of the contradictions in the “New Testament”… I’ve read it over 12 times, unlike its followers… and as a purely literary work, it is rife with contradictions and disharmonious information. Take, for example, the death of Judas. Read it yourself, hero, in the 4 synaptic “Gospels.” One says he hanged himself; he other says he fell down and burst open, or something similar. Which is it, then? But what is that, the “true believers” would say – “We’d believe even if it were proven that it was UTTERLY false!” Just like the “Mormons” who claim the “Native Americans” are the “10 lost tribes of Israel.” Modern genealogical discoveries have proven outright that such a belief is false… but who cares about the facts, right, “Greek Nationalist?” How did these “Hebrews” cross the Atlantic and get to America in the first place? Oh dear! There I go thinking about facts again! Silly rabbit that I am!

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  53. I have learnt a lot of mind boggling stuff from these blog,although i have some extreme reservations about certain post on this blog, it is still worth reading.Taking into account of the fact that,Archaeological or historical speaking,Ancient Egyptians were blacks.Who ever thinks that Adam and Eve were Whites or caucasians need to submit their mind and heart for research.

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    1. Mr. Mubaric;

      Having studied Egyptian art since the 1960’s, and having viewed unnumbered images of tombs, monuments (both in the flesh and in museums, books, and other venues…) and other archeological records, Old Kingdom to New, it is unequivocally evident that the people of “the Two Lands” painted themselves as a red-skinned people. They also portrayed Nubians, who are unequivocally “Black,” as being just that; black skinned, with the features one would expect. The ancient Egyptian language is known to have been related to ancient Akkadian, among others. These tongues were spoken by what we would now call “Semites.” That group, among whom modern Arabs are numbered, are not regarded as “African” in the sense that they had black skin and “African” features. Of course, peoples mix, over time, and that complicates the issue somewhat. But your contention that the people of the Two Lands were, say, similar to the inhabitants of Chad or Mali, may easily be disproved by merely looking at any book of Egyptian history which possesses photographs of their art and their portrayal of themselves. Almost universally, they do NOT look “African” as we would now use the term. They look more like Native Americans.

      Why race should even be a factor here is only important to racists, in my opinion. The Egyptians were not racist,and there was probably some admixture with genuine “black” peoples; especially after the XIXth Dynasty. But I would suggest, Mr. Mubaric, that you peruse the copious images that the people of the Two Lands left of themselves on myriad tomb walls and monuments. Do they look “Black” to you, Mr. Mubaric? If so, then perhaps a visit to an optometrist would be a viable alternative to clarify plainly for you how they portrayed themselves.

      Finally, Adam and Eve are fiction. That myth is from the Judeo-Christian canon. Why do you introduce this fiction into a discussion with which it has nothing to do?

      Perhaps you subscribe the Rastafarian mythos, and believe that “white people” were created on the Greek island of Patmos and are “blue eyed devils.” I know not; neither do I care. That issue is a theological one, and this site does not deal with such issues; except as it offers convincing and viable alternatives to the mythos of the “Judeo-Christian” canon, and its spin-offs, of which you are an apparent adherent.

      This site deals with genuine archeological and historical evidence, and extrapolations on what that evidence may yield. It is not, nor do I imagine it was intended to be, a venue through which racists may offer undocumented and unsupported extrapolations of their prejudices at the expense of the visible historical record and the authentic search for Knowledge and understanding.

      Regards – Wayne in Virginia, USA

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