The Original Abram Moses Parallel

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The Original Abram Moses Parallel

Post by klewis » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:35 am

My attempt to reconstruct an earlier Abram / Moses Parallel.

Moses’ Calling (3:1 - 4:19).
  • Moses told to leave his life and return to Egypt ((E) Exod 3:7-10 ; (JE) 4:18-19).
  • Moses argued with God to bring Aaron and God allowed him to come (E)(Exod 4:10-17)
Moses’ Calling (3:1 - 4:19).
  • Moses told to leave his life and return to Egypt ((E) Exod 3:7-10 ; (JE) 4:18-19).
  • Moses argued with God to bring Aaron and God allowed him to come (E)(Exod 4:10-17)
God is Angry with Moses (Exod 4:20-25).
  • Moses placed his wife and two sons on a donkey (JE)(Exod 4:20).
  • On the way, at a lodging place, Yahweh met Moses and wanted to kill him (Exod 4:24).
  • Moses’ wife, Zipporah, took a flint, and cut off the foreskin of her son (J)(Exod 4:25).
Abraham Told to Sacrifice His Son (Gen 12:7-8; 22:1-19).
  • Abraham saddled his donkey and took two young men and Isaac [Sarai, Lot, and his only son, Ishmael] (Gen 22:3).
  • Elohim tells Abraham that he wants him to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, as a burnt offering (Gen 22:1-2).
  • Abraham prepares the offering and takes a flint knife to kill Isaac Ishmael (Gen 22:8-10).
Moses, Aaron Before Pharaoh (Exod 5:1-23)
  • Moses tells Pharaoh to let the Hebrews go (5:1-3).
  • Pharaoh’s inflicts his slaves, the Hebrews, with harder tasks (Exod 5:6-18).
  • Abram, [Lot], Before Pharaoh (Gen 12:10-20).
  • Abram [tells Pharaoh they can take Sodom and Gomorrah] (Gen 12:10-15).
  • Yahweh inflicted Pharaoh’s house with great plagues (Gen 12:17).
The Exodus (Exod 7:1 - 17:3).
  • The Ten Plagues (EP)(Exod 7:14 - 9:30).
  • Pharaoh sends 600 battle harden chariots plus many other chariots Hebrews (JE)(Exod 14:7).
  • The Israelites cross the Red Sea and Pharaoh tries to capture them (JEP)(Exod 14:1-31).
  • The Israelites are free but want to return to Egypt (JP)(Exod 16:1 - 17:3).
The Battle of Nine Armies (Gen 14:1-24).*
  • Nine armies battle, and Sodom and Gomorrah are taken captive (O)(Gen 14:1-4).
  • Abram sends 318 trained men to secure Sodom and Gomorrah (O)(Gen 14:14-17).
  • Abram’s army crosses the tar pits and subdues Sodom and Gomorrah’s captors (O)(Gen 14:10, 15-16).
  • [Sodom and Gomorrah are rescued from their captors but sold to the Egyptians] .
Jethro’s Visit (Exod 18:1-27)
  • Jethro brought Zipporah and Moses’ two sons (E)(18:2).
  • Jethro gave advice to Moses that he should appoint people to handle minor issues (E)(Exod 18:13-27).
Melchizedek Visits (Gen 14:18-20).
  • Melchizedek [brought Sarai], bread, and wine (O)(Gen 14:18).
  • Abram gave Melchizedek a tenth of his wealth (O)(Gen 14:20).
On the Third New Moon (Exod 19:1-25; 32:1-35).
  • Moses visits Yahweh at Mount Sinai (JEP)(Exod 19:1-25).
  • Aaron makes a golden calf as a God (E)(Exod 32:2-4).
  • Yahweh tells Moses that he will destroy the Hebrews (E)(Exod 32:7-10).
  • Moses argues with Yahweh and the people are preserved (E)(Exod 32:11-14).
  • Moses went down to see how bad the situation was (E)(Exod 32:15-32).
  • God sent a plague on the people (E)(Exod 32:35).
Three Men Visit Abraham (Gen 18:1 - 19:25)
  • Three men, as a manifestation of God, visit Abraham (J)(Gen 18:1-5).
  • Abraham prepares a calf for them (J)(Gen 18:6-8).
  • The three men tell Abraham that Sodom and Gomorrah are wicked and must be destroyed (J)(Gen 18:16-21).
  • Abraham argues with the three men to preserve the two cities and fails (J)(Gen 18:22-33).
  • Two of the three men went down to see how bad the situation was (J)(Gen 19:1-21).
  • Yahweh rained sulfur and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah (J)(Gen 19:23-25).
Moses’ Remaires (Num 12:1-16; 19:1).
  • Moses’ sister, Miriam, objected to Moses because his wife is a Cushite.
  • Miriam became leprous (E)(Num 12:10)
  • Miriam forced to stay outside the camp for seven days (E)(Num 12:15).
Abraham Remarries, Sarah Dies (Gen 24:67 - 25:5).
  • Abraham takes another wife, Keturah] (P)(Gen 23:1).
  • Sarah dies (P)(Gen 23:1).
  • [Abraham takes Keturah and produces seven males, Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, Shuah, and Isaac) (J)(Gen 24:67; 23:2-5).


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