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Why Moses?
Moses was an eyewitness with first hand experience

Author's Bias: Interpretation: conservative

Mt. Sinai

The Pentateuch has details that would be used by an eyewitness with first hand experience. The information is descriptive and specific.

The author of Genesis and Exodus uses a higher number of Egyptian words than any other Old Testament book.

The author of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, describes a desert atmosphere and lifestyle.

The Pentateuch does not reveal much familiarity about the land of Canaan.

Only Moses, who was born, raised and educated in Egypt, and did not enter the Promised Land, was qualified to be the eyewitness and author of the Pentateuch. No less than 13 inspired authors and Jesus attest to this.



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