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Assuming yam is required, and suph is required, the following results were found.

  • The Red Sea in the NT

    The voice of the Tanach, the Hebrew OT, is simple and clear—the Israelites crossed the yam suph . Yam is “sea,” suph 1 is “reeds”; together, they mean “Sea of Reeds.” This article was first published in the Winter 2008 issue of Bible and Spade. Israel...
  • New Evidence from Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing: Part I

    of the Bible that in the original Hebrew text the body of water the Israelites crossed when leaving Egypt is called yam suph, 'Sea of Reeds,' not Red Sea... This article was first published in the Winter 2006 issue of Bible and Spade. Introduction It...
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  • Mount Sinai is NOT Jebel al-Lawz in Saudi Arabia

    Pi-Hahiroth. Within the debate on the location of the Red Sea crossing there is a sub-debate on the meaning of the name Yam Suph. The common interpretation of these words today is “Reed Sea”. The first to suggest Yam Suph means “reedy swamp” appears to...
  • Thoughts on Jebel al-Lawz as the Location of Mount Sinai

    This is much too far for the Israelites to travel in 11 days. Even more devastating to the Saudi Arabia theory is the yam suph (Reed Sea) crossing. According to the Bible it occurred at the beginning of the journey shortly after the Israelites set out...
  • Israel in Egypt

    who died while Moses was in Median AMENHOTEP IIA. ca. 1450–1446 BC** ca. 1446 BC Pharaoh of the Exodus who died in the Yam Suph JEROBOAM 22nd Dynasty SHESHONQ I. ca. 931–910 BC, Biblical Shishak ca. 931 BC Jeroboam flees to Egypt to escape Solomon...
  • New Evidence from Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing: Part II

    location of these place names in the Wadi Tumilat and the northern Suez Isthmus makes it the most likely location for the yam suph crossing. At a critical juncture in the Exodus, apparently very near Egypt's eastern border, the Israelites turned north....
  • A Brief History of the Septuagint

    of his large ears! A more famous and ultimately more significant example concerns the term 'Red Sea.' In Hebrew it is yam suph meaning 'reed sea,' a term which was used most famously to describe the body of water that the Israelites crossed as they...
  • The Sons of Jacob: New Evidence for the Presence of the Israelites in Egypt

    which correlates with the biblical date for the Exodus. According to Scripture, the Pharaoh of the Exodus perished in the Yam Suph (Ex 14:5-9, 18, 28; 15:4, 7; Ps 106:9-11; 136:15); therefore, we must correlate the date of the Exodus with the death date...
  • Debunking 'The Exodus Decoded'

    which a whole complex of ideas is summoned up by an isolated word or phrase—­must be rejected as well” (2006). Exhibit L: Yam Suph (Reed Sea) . Based on the el-Arish inscription J. identifies the sea crossing as the Ballah Lake on the northeast Egyptian...

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