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Moses

Born: -152 AD
Died: -140 AD
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1526 BC – Born to Amram and Jochebed in Egypt.  Hebrews were forbidden to have male children, so Moses was hidden until at some point he was put out in a basket in the Nile River. 

 

            – There he was found by the Pharaoh’s daughter and she took him in.

 

1486 BC – Killed an Egyptian to stop him from beating a Hebrew slave.  Fled to Midian.

 

            – Married Zipporah and lived as a shepherd in Midian.

 

1446 BC – Returned to Egypt to free the Hebrew people.

 

            – Performs ten signs before the pharaoh before he finally lets the people go.

 

            – Parted the Red Sea through the power of God so that the Hebrew people could walk through it on dry ground.

 

            – Received the Ten Commandments and Mosaic Law from God on Mt. Sinai.

 

            – Wrote the majority of the Pentateuch on the way to Kadesh-Barnea.

 

1445 BC – Sent the twelve spies into Canaan, but the people refuse to go in. 

 

            – Forced to lead the people to wander in the wilderness for forty years.

 

            – During this time, Moses leads the people in defeating the kings Sihon and Og.

 

1406 BC – Gave a final speech to the Hebrews (What we call the Book of Deuteronomy.) and wrote it down, completing the Pentateuch except for the final prose section completed by Joshua.

 

            – Died on Mt. Nebo.