29:10 Behold, therefore I am against thee, and against thy rivers, and I will make the land of Egypt utterly waste and desolate, from the tower of Syene even unto the border of Ethiopia.
29:11 No foot of man shall pass through it, nor foot of beast shall pass through it, neither shall it be inhabited forty years.
I never can figure how Christians put so much stock in prophecy. You hear it all the time. "Well, how do you atheists explain all the prophacy in the Bible that has happened?"
I’d venture to say that most of it is flat out misses. This is a great example.
Egypt has never been uninhabited for a day, much less 40 years. The Tower of Syene is not longer even identifiable so it pretty obviously can't be for the future. I don't get it.
Go to any Jewish website you'll find dozens of things that Jesus didn't fulfill from the messianic prophecy. Not the least of which is he wasn't a real king, he didn't bring world peace, and he didn't rebuild the Temple. He was supposed to have Jews knowing the Torah with no study. He was supposed to be a person that all leaders would turn to for guidance. Instead what we have is a guy leading a cult that was so small no one who was alive at the time bothered to write about him.
I'm always stunned that they think this is a reasonable approach.
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