Joseph and The Exodus Egypt 2_7 Was Akhenaten a Prophet? 2 months ago   51:49

Dr. David Neiman explores the historicity of the Biblical accounts of Joseph and the Exodus from Egypt. 

Joseph rises to the position of “Tzafnat Pa’aneakh” after successfully helping the Pharaoh of Egypt with his economic plans. Under Joseph’s guidance all land became the property of Pharaoh. 

A new Pharaoh comes to power who does not favor the Israelites. They are enslaved and forced to build the storage cities of Pithom and Ramses. These cities were arsenals for the armies of Egypt. Under Seti I and Ramses the II, Egypt was on the warpath.

Ramses II was defeated at the battle of Kadesh by the Hittites. The loss of the largest Bronze Age army in history weakened Egypt and that vulnerability created the conditions in which the Israelite flight from Egypt could occur.

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Senoseret lll was the Pharoah who promoted Joseph, and Amenemhat lll was Pharoah in training. Exodus was under Dudemos in 1450 BC according to 1 Kings 6. And the famine were years of NEITHER sowing nor reaping, which means horrible flooding, not drought. Easy to sow in a drought. Just no harvest. And Rameses was the later name of the city in Goshen, which was built on top of Avaris (the city name when the Hebrews were there) . Like New Amsterdam is now called New York.. And Rameses ll was Shisha, named Shishak in 1 Kings, who invaded during the reign of Rehoboam in Judah, plundering the temple of Solomon.
Kuffar Legion
I see a few comments acting like this view is imposed on us? I had a view imposed on me as a kid &every spring time we have the fake Hollywood Moses story "imposed" on the TV world. Give it up already. There was no wizard Moses or Exodus at all.
David Coleman
He is so good. 100 %. Right . Funny too .
David Coleman
Well done .
This edomite cant teach u about us ISRAELITEs history as you can see the synagogue of satin never mentioned nothing about YAHAWAH the god of Israel not once damn HEATHEN your time is coming✊🏿
Grizzly BƎAR
What is the name of the choir signing the ‘Go Down Moses’ ?
Ef Kay
total rubbish. take it to Disney land
Gianni Luca
Not only is this guy disorganized and confusing but does not know what he is talking about. He takes god out of the history of Joseph and the exodus. He speculates and fails to provide any evidence. Do I supposed to believe him just because he wears a funny hat? Yeah right.
Jus- Sayin
It means famine , in other words the new Pharaoh didn't care for these people . SETI was the father of Osiris,
Susan Swearingen
The Ipuwer Papyrus was dated as 1250 BC and said to be about the Hyksos and slaves who leave Egypt and embarrassing calamities that fell on the Egyptians but not the slaves who now wear their gold. However, it still ends making it sound like Egypt has everything under control or soon will. Regardless of when it's written, Egyptian writing has very Egyptian bias but this one supports Biblical events as real and having happened at some point. Egyptian biased imagery shows things titled "Hyksos invasion" as women walking with their herds, it's funny. It also shows Ramses ii in a chariot atop people dead in water looking as if he is triumphant when no one considers him great for war but architecture and art with the Hyksos conflict being anything but a win. The golden age also was on the decline after this.

Now Akhenaten (also called, Amenhotep IV), is famous for being married to Nefertiti, father of Tutankhamun, and being the only pharaoh to claim their is just one god, also built city with mud bricks to the south. Was this the pharaoh around the time of Joseph? Maybe or maybe not. It does not matter or it would have been in the Bible. God asks for our faith and not our defense. It is good to be wise so we are not fooled but don't be fooled by your own pride in thinking you don't still need to take the Bible as truth.

People now say Ipuwer writings must be older and and only poetic based on tertiary source and biased dating trying to tie it to the Prophecy of Neferti that was earlier where these issues were predicted and so commentary insists prophesy (even with Egyptian bias) is impossible and must have been propaganda.

Propaganda is correct than and now. It seems strange that it is hard for people to believe in both a historic and relational God at the same time always ignoring the Bible and who God says he is. Don't try to see how the Bible lines up with mans history. Instead see how mans history lines up with the Bible, it's fascinating but don't let it become an idol. God also wants more for people than to just believe he is real, that's actually only going to prevent you from truly knowing him and his love. Start in the Book of John if you would like to better understand history and the nature of God. It actually reflects back to the beginning but tells more of the story in fewer words.
Harold Morris
LOTS OF MISINFORMATION - THE HYSKOS WERE INVADERS AND WERE FIRST EXPELLED BY 1600 BCE BY QUEEN AHHOTEP, GENERAL AHMOSE (LATER KING), AND KUSHITE GENERAL BABU. THEIR EXPULSION, WITH MUCH BLOODSHED, MARKED THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW KINGDOM. 30 YEARS AFTER THE MURDER OF TUTANKHAMUN, DURING THE RULE OF THE USURPER KING, AND FOLLOWER OF SET, RAMESES II, SOME HYSKOS AND GREEK MERCENARIES WERE BROUGHT BACK IN AS A BULWARK AGAINST THE UPPER EGYPTIANS. THE OLDEST SYNAGOGUE, IN THE WORLD, WAS LOCATED ON THE ISLAND OF PHILE, IN UPPER EGYPT, WAS BUILT BY THEM. RAMESES II, CITY, PER RAMESES, WAS BUILT ON THE RUINS OF THE INFAMOUS HYSKOS STRONGHOLD, AVARIS. RAMESES II, BUILT THIS CITY, USING MATERIAL FROM LOOTED TEMPLES, TOMBS AND AT LEAST 2 PYRAMIDS. THE PATRON GOD OF THE RAMESSIDES AND THE HYSKOS WAS SET, THE GOD OF CHAOS, STORMS, AND DESTRUCTION. ALSO THERE WAS NO MENTION OF THE CANANNITES, WHO WERE SLAUGHTERED, AS OUTLINED IN THE BOOK OF JOSHUA - THE KILLER GODS AND THEIR MURDEROUS FOLLOWERS - Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Hinduism have all practiced the evils of white supremacy, murder, rape, patriarchy and ritualized child abuse since their inception. This evil is the root of ALL the problems in the world today. And make no mistake about it, this evil, exists at the foundation of EVERY institution of the Killer Gods. It's really simple, check your holy book, if your 'god' tells you that you are 'chosen' and it's OK to kill or enslave someone and take what they have, then you are following a 'Killer God'. The Killer Gods' representatives have killed billions and brought us to the brink of planetary destruction. The key to the Next Level of Civilization lies in the knowledge of, how the previous worldwide civilization thrived for many thousands of years without wars, BEFORE THE RISE OF THE KILLER GODS. After 40 years of study, I've spent the past 5 years documenting this worldwide civilization. For more information, without the supremacist, patriarchal and religious bias, check my Boards on Pinterest @Asar Kush
Angela Azulay
I don’t believe this guy...
he’s not truthful.
The pharaoh was tutmoses the 3rd
kids yousef
and ahmoses father was the exodus fero
kids yousef
joseph and his father never mummified because the prophets bodies never decomposed so there is no reason to desfigur their bodies but mummifing them! thats prophit Muhammad Pease be on him told Us and we strongly believe what ever he said because all his words was revelation
It seems the host doesn't believe in hell, because he lightly tosses it off in conversation. He even doubts Moses' writings about the plagues in Egypt! BUT GOD SENT PLAGUES. An atheist will toss that off. I USED to be atheist till JESUS saved me in 1972! The LORD touched me on Christmas Eve and I woke up Christmas Morning Born Again! HALLELUJAH! 💗💗💗
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Robert Mczaky
according to the timetable, in the Bible Exodus take place around 1512 BC ( you have to roll out any Ramses ) the destain between Goshen and Cannan no more or less than 245 millers (I cannot imagine the Israelites don this journey on them own without the help of all myth ( God ) they were still in Sinai tell now ) Moses if ever exist spend 40 years in exile ( Median ) + 40 years in Sinai on the running from Ramses 90 years old ( what a story ) Finally from the arrival of Jacob and whole family to Egypt to the Exodus 430 years that make Jacob was around will before Abraham at least 360 years ( it is true Religion is Licence to make money ) ya I forget that was 600,000 mane + at least 600,000 woman + 1,200,000 child + OTHER + SLAVE = what was the population in Egypt 1500 BC !!!!!!!
I pee in my sink I'm afraid to come out my room
THE REAL Exodus happen 1948 to Palestine
cyrus salehi
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Egypt 2_7 Was Akhenaten a Prophet? Joseph and The Exodus 2 months ago   05:45

Share Pharaoh Akhenaten is often credited with being the first monotheist. But according to Dr. David Neiman, his actions were motivated not by religious conviction, but by political necessity.

About Dr. Neiman:

Dr. David Neiman (1921-2004) was an internationally renowned scholar, speaker, and writer who inspired many people. His life's work concerned the intricate relations between Christianity, Islam, and Judaism throughout history and in modern times. Dr. Neiman made history come alive through his dramatic presentations and unique interpretations. In light of our current world situation, Dr. Neiman's work is not only extremely relevant but also remarkably prescient. More than anything, Dr. Neiman was a keen observer of the human condition. His words convey our shared history with clarity, humor, and humanity.

Dr. Neiman was the first Jewish scholar appointed to teach Religion at Boston College, one of America's leading Catholic Universities. He served as Professor in the Department of Theology for a quarter of a century. While there he was also invited to teach at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. After retiring from Boston College, Dr.Neiman moved to Los Angeles, where he taught at Loyola Marymount University, St. John' s Seminary in Camarillo and the University of Judaism in Bel Air.