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Moshe Rabbeinu turned 80 on 7 Adar before the Exodus and the splitting of the Sea was 22 Nisan (The next month) Shmos Va'eira 7:7 וּמשֶׁה בֶּן שְׁמֹנִים שָׁנָה וְאַהֲרֹן בֶּן שָׁלשׁ וּשְׁמֹנִים שָׁנָה בְּדַבְּרָם אֶל פַּרְעֹה: And Moses was eighty years old, and Aaron was eighty three years old when they spoke to Pharaoh. Actually this is ...


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According to The Jewish Timeline Encyclopedia, Moshe was born in 2368 from creation and the people crossed the Sea of Reeds in 2448. That would make Moshe 80.


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The elders are not mentioned, either because they were already above 60 (and not subject to the punishment) or they were quiet because they could not testify that the spies were not telling the truth because they had not seen the land. Also, anyone who might have objected was swamped by the masses who were in a panic. Note that even though there may have ...


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This would be puzzling because the Gemara (Sotah 12) states, “’She saw him, that he was good…’ R. Nechemiah says, ‘Fitting for prophecy.’ Others say, ‘He was born circumcised.’ And the Sages say, ‘At the time Moshe was born, the whole house filled with light. [...] When Pharoah’s daughter found him it says: ‘And she saw him, the boy.’ It ...


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Moshe Rabbeinu could not have jumped in. He was commanded to raise his staff over the sea and stand there so that the Bnei Yisrael would be able to pass through (as we see in Beshalach 14:15 - 16 and 21). We also see that after Bnai Yisrael passed through, then Moshe Rabbeinu was explicitly commanded in pasuk 26 to stretch out his hand again to cause the sea ...



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