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  • Deborah Hurn

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    January 3, 2021 at 12:11 pm

    Here is Table 2, also deformatted 🙁

    Table 2 Revised calculation of the 430 years

    Abram called in Ur at age 55 (Acts 7:2-7), goes to Haran

    Abraham leaves Haran at age 75 (Gen. 12:4)… 20 yrs

    Covenant with Abraham at age 85 (ch. 15, 16:3) 10 yrs. (400 years remain, 15:13)… 10 yrs… (400 years remain, 15:13)

    Abraham dies at 175 (25:7), Isaac 75 (21:5)… 90 yrs

    Jacob then 15 (from 25:26), enters Egypt at 130 (47:9)… 115 yrs

    In Egypt

    Jacob dies at 147 (47:28)… 17 yrs… 17 yrs

    95-year gap to make up the 430 years 95 yrs… 95 yrs… 95 yrs

    Aaron born 83 years before the Exodus (Ex. 7:7)… 83 yrs… 83 yrs

    Totals… 430 yrs… 195 yrs