Moses, the author of the five books of the Law (Deut. 31:9
; Luke 24:27
; John 1:45
; Acts 28:23
; 2 Cor. 3:15
Time of Writing:
Probably about 1490 B.C., when Exodus was written (see introductory material in Exodus).
Place of Writing:
In the wilderness east of Egypt.
Time Period Covered:
From the beginning of creation (1:1
) until approximately 1653 B.C., the death of Joseph (50:26