Jacob Age 130 Moves to Egypt; Goes Before Pharaoh—Genesis 47:9

2304

Q: WHAT YEAR DID JACOB GO BEFORE PHARAOH?

A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!

On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 1743 BC.

On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 2304 AM.

RELATED VERSES

Genesis 47:9 And Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The days of the years of my pilgrimage are one hundred and thirty years; few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not attained to the days of the years of the life of my fathers in the days of their pilgrimage."

Joseph Age 39—2nd Year of the Famine

Genesis 41:53-54 New King James Version (NKJV)

53 Then the seven years of plenty which were in the land of Egypt ended, 54 and the seven years of famine began to come, as Joseph had said. The famine was in all lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

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BC
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1743