The total of 42 generations is achieved only by omitting several names, so the choice of three sets of fourteen seems deliberate.
Jesus died 33 and a half years later. The Bible portrays Abraham as living around 2050–1875 years before Christ and Moses as living approximately 1680–1400 years before Christ , so around 195 years from the death of Abraham to the birth of Moses .
MOSES JESUS AND MUHAMMAD Moses is seen by Christians and Jews as the great Lawgiver; Jesus , the Messiah or Christ , believed by Christians to be the Son of God who died for the sins of humanity; and Muhammad , believed by Muslims to be the Seal of the Prophets.
Jesus ‘ brothers and sisters The Gospel of Mark (6:3) and the Gospel of Matthew (13:55–56) mention James, Joseph/Joses, Judas/Jude and Simon as brothers of Jesus , the son of Mary .
Once on the mountain, Matthew 17:2 states that Jesus “was transfigured before them; his face shining as the sun, and his garments became white as the light.” At that point the prophet Elijah representing the prophets and Moses representing the Law appear and Jesus begins to talk to them.
According to Luke 3:36 Jesus is a descendant of Shem.
The Exodus (AM 2666 ) occurs exactly two-thirds of the way through the 4,000 years from the Creation to the rededication of the Temple in 164 BCE, marking it as the pivotal event of the chronology.
The period between Abraham’s call to enter Canaan (AM 2021) and Jacob’s entry into Biblical Egypt is 215 years , calculated from the ages of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; the period in Egypt is stated in the Book of Exodus (12:40) as 430 years , although the Septuagint and the Samaritan Pentateuch texts both give only 430
Muslims believe that the Quran was orally revealed by God to the final prophet, Muhammad , through the archangel Gabriel ( Jibril ), incrementally over a period of some 23 years, beginning in the month of Ramadan, when Muhammad was 40; and concluding in 632, the year of his death.
The Prophet travelled from Mecca to Jerusalem in a single night on a strange winged creature called Buraq. From Jerusalem he ascended into heaven , where he met the earlier prophets , and eventually God. During his time in heaven Muhammad was told of the duty of Muslims to recite Salat (ritual prayer) five times a day.
Allah is usually thought to mean “the god” (al-ilah) in Arabic and is probably cognate with rather than derived from the Aramaic Alaha. Arabic-speaking Christians call God Allah , and Gideon bibles, quoting John 3:16 in different languages, assert that Allah sent his son into the world.
Some apocryphal accounts state that at the time of her betrothal to Joseph, Mary was 12–14 years old . According to ancient Jewish custom, Mary could have been betrothed at about 12. Hyppolitus of Thebes says that Mary lived for 11 years after the death of her son Jesus, dying in 41 AD.
In Pullman’s version of the story, Jesus has a twin brother named Christ . “I was intrigued, you see, by the difference between the two parts of the name Jesus Christ that we commonly use interchangeably,” Pullman says.
Mary Magdalene’s life after the Gospel accounts. According to Eastern tradition, she accompanied St. John the Apostle to Ephesus, where she died and was buried. John the Evangelist to Ephesus (near modern Selçuk, Turkey), where she died and was buried.