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By Garrett Galvin

The previous testomony usually offers Egypt as a spot of bondage, however the photo isn't really monolithic. Upon nearer exam, possible argue that many biblical figures flee to Egypt as a spot of shelter. Garrett Galvin examines biblical texts from a couple of diversified time classes (1 Kgs 11:14-12:24; Jeremiah forty six; Matt 2:13-15, 19-21) so one can spotlight the significance of literary style for knowing the phenomenon of Egypt as a spot of shelter within the outdated testomony. For his examine of Egypt the writer specializes in the extensive sweep of historic close to japanese background via literary, ancient, and textual feedback of chosen texts. His target in doing so is to attract the reader's cognizance to the complexity of Egypt within the Bible and to assist figuring out the placement of refugees within the Bible. He additionally highlights the evolving dating among Israel and Egypt in addition to the impression of the traditional close to East on Israel.

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