Which Ramses in the Exodus?


#1

Which Ramses is the one we find in the Exodus?


#2

Exodus doesn’t say it is Ramses, or even say which Pharaoh it was. No one really knows.


#3

#4

Depends on which version of Exodus you’re “reading”:

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#5

I did not know Ezra was the name of a pharaoh.
My dog’s name is Ezra.

We call him Ezra, Ezzie, Ra-ra or creamsickle because he is orange and white So where does Ezra fit into the list of pharaohs?


#6

Um, that’s not what the Wikipedia article says.
???


#7

None. The OT does not mention Ramses at all.


#8

What’s wrong?


#9

The weird "parser"stuff in your wikipedia post.


#10

Yeah, huh, that’s odd… Somebody needs to clean that up :nerd_face:


#11

The Hebrew word for “help” is “azar”. It turns up in names like Eleazar, which means “God has helped,” and in other names of the same kind: Azariah, Ezra, and Joazar. Was there really a pharaoh called Ezra? It’s news to me.

Please give your friend Ezra a pat on the head from me, with my kind regards. I’ve never met a dog called Ezra, though we once had a poodle named Chai, which is Hebrew for “life.” Chai’s former owner was a Jewish friend who gave him that name.


#12

God has helped by sending me this beautiful little dog. I am not sure why his name is Ezra because he had that name when I adopted him. It suits him, though.


#13

Some historians believe it was Thutmose II then Thutmose III. But there is no proof.


#14

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