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3. I've long wondered if the explanation for the Israelites crossing the Yam Suph was a lock system.
Sat Jun 17, 2023, 11:19 AM
Jun 2023

Moses, who grew up in Pharaoh's court, knew how it worked or enlisted people who knew how it worked. When they fled, he had a team that seized the controls of the lock. The iconic image of Moses stretching out his hands could have been signals to whoever was operating the controls. Drain out one level so the people can cross and then open the gates once your people are out, releasing the water onto the pursuing army.

My theory, which belongs to me, is mine.

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