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1260 days, 1290 days, 1335 Days

Timeline of Events Surrounding the Exodus:

The 360-Calendar is Demonstrated 
 to be Both Authentic and part of Bible-Prophecy

At the very hour of the literal New Year of the Exodus from Egypt, (1446 BC, 7 pm, March 10, i.e., "Abib 1/Nisan 1 just commencing, Ex. 12:1, (and thus was the start of the new datum), there was a total eclipse of the sun! The command to keep this special “New Year” was given on the eve of the 10th plague on Egypt just before “Passover”.

Another eclipse 3.5 years earlier. Click images to enlarge. 

I discovered the above eclipse while working on the below automated calendar. Interestingly, 3.5 years earlier another total eclipse occurred in the same area. (See, Rev. 12.)

360-days Automated Calendar Converter



The dates given in the bible concerning the events surrounding the exodus period reveal that Moses was using a lunar calendar. This lunar calendar was basically the same as that used today in modern Israel.1 Nevertheless, working in harmony with the lunar calendar, it is equally evident that the 360 calendar was also being used, at least ideally. (This is demonstrably true whether or not Moses was personally aware of it. Indeed, likely Moses was aware of it; the Israelites had just left the land of Egypt where a variation of the 360 calendar was already in use.) 

Observable patterns are seen within both the actual lunar-day reckoning of events, but even more so within the idealized 360-day reckoning. Moreover, these patterns prove to be a prophecy of the events that would unfold in Israel's future. Hence, the study of the number of days between the various events of the Exodus/Mount Sinai drama not only demonstrates the use of the 360 calendar, but reveals that it was intended to be used for Bible-Prophecy (religious) reasons, rather than for civil use.

It will be demonstrated that all symbolic biblical time frames can be found within the timeline of events that span a period of just two years: The period starting with Moses' call at the burning bush, through to the Exodus, Mount Sinai, and Israel's would-be promised-land entry, then ending with the first observed 'Day of Atonement', etc. The well known biblical time spans include 3 (days), 3½, 7, 10, 40, (also, 7 + 33), 49, 70, 7 x 7 x 7 (x 7), 360, (365), 480, 490, (also, 434, 483, 486½), (LXX 190), (350), 390, (400), 430, 1260, "time, times, and a half-a-time," 1290, 1335, and 2300 days. Moreover, most of these time spans occur repeatedly for emphasis and added meaning. For example, '490,' which is 70 'weeks,' or 70 x 7 days, occurs at least 4 distinct times, as do the numbers '7,' '40,' and '7 x 7 x 7.' Also, 49, 390, 430, and 480 each occur at least two distinct times. (See examples given after the charts. For examples in the below charts to do with multiples of 'seven', and how it relates to the jubilee, click here.)

The traditional years assigned these events by most modern scholars are 1446-1445 BC. The exodus (spring of 1446 BC) also begins the new datum given to Moses for tracking the passage of time, (an undisputed fact.) 

"This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you, (Exodus 12:2).

"And it came to pass in the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, that the tabernacle was reared up," (Ex 40:17; see also Numbers 1:1; 9:1; 10:11).

"And Aaron the priest went up into mount Hor at the commandment of the LORD, and died there, in the fortieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the first day of the fifth month," (Numbers 33:38; see also Deuteronomy 1:3).

"And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD," (1Kings 6:1).

Hence, the first couple of years of this new datum, and of the life of Israel as a nation, contain in seed form the plan and prophecy of her past, present, and future destiny on the scale of a day being equal to a year.(2)

"And your children shall wander in the wilderness forty years, and bear your whoredoms, until your carcasses be wasted in the wilderness. After the number of the days in which ye searched the land, even forty days, each day for a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years, and ye shall know my breach of promise. (Numbers 14:33-34).



360-Bible-Prophecy Calendar
# 1 # 3 # 5 # 6 # 7 # 8 # 9 # 10 # 12 # 14 # 15 # 16 # 17 # 19 # 20 # 21
New year's
Down mount Up mount
Down mount Finish
sent out
Day of 
15 60+  64
64+ 104 106 146 361 410 413 450 490 540+ 550 554
Lunar Calendar
15 59+ 63
64+ 103 105 144 356 405 408 443 483 532+ 542 546


A few technical notes:


Column #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6

The (first) New Year 
(1446 BC)

Select Lamb/

Exodus from Egypt

 of Sin

Mount Sinai

Sprinkling of blood of Sinai covenant


01/01/10 and 14th






Day 1 (incl.)
(Day '0' excl.)

Day 10 and 14



Day 45

Day 61 (incl.)
(Day 60 excl.)

Day 64

Exodus 12:2; 12:40-41 Exodus 12:2-6 Exodus 12:51 Exodus 16:1 Exodus 19:1 Exodus 19:11; 24:4; 24:1-11

First day of the new datum for counting the years.

I.e., The first day of the first year.





Day 15-21 = 7 days of unleavened bread. (Exodus 13:6.)

Day 16 = first-fruits, plus 49 days (7 x 7) until Pentecost (Lev. 23:9-14).

Intermediate stop en route to Mt Sinai.

Manna begins.

Day 61 is assumed to have just begun, (i.e., just after evening).

Climax of journey. Law and terms of covenant given given over next 350 days.

Occurs 3½ days after arrival at Mount Sinai.

Lunar cal.

Day 1 (incl.)
(Day '0' excl.)

Day 10 and 14

Day 15

Day 45

Day 60 (incl.)
(Day 59 excl.)

Day 63



Column #7 #8 #9 #10 #11

Moses ascends mount 40 days to receive law on tablets of stone, etc.

(1446 BC)

Moses comes down mount

Golden calf

Moses ascends mount second time for 40 days

Moses descends

Building of tabernacle furnishings begins







Day 65 (incl.) 
Day 64 (excl.) (p.m.?)

Day 104 (p.m.?)

Day 106 (a.m.)

Day 146 (a.m.)

Day 147

Exodus 24:12-18 Exodus 32 Exodus 32:30; 34:2,28 Exodus 34:27-35 Exodus 35

Day 64 ending to day 71 (day 70 of lunar) are the 7 days "the glory of God" covered the Mount. Moses ascends into the cloud on the 7th day and stays 33 more days , a total of 40 days on the Mount.

Also, Day 65 is the day of Pentecost; counted 49 days after first fruits, Exodus 34:22. Scholars see similarity of this Pentecost with the Pentecost of Acts 1, i.e., "tongues of fire," and "a sound like mighty wind."

Jewish tradition places golden calf on 01/04/17 of lunar cal. [16th, if by Bible-Prophecy cal.]
















Lunar cal.

Day 64 (65?) (incl.)
Day 63 (64?) (excl.) (p.m.?)

Day 103 (p.m.?)

Day 105 (a.m.)

Day 144 (a.m.)

Day 145



Column #12 #13 #14 #15 #16

Tabernacle assembled, then cloud covers tabernacle
(1445 BC)

Census taken

Leave Sinai: Cloud lifts from tabernacle

Camp rests after 3-days journey

Send out 12 spies







Day 361

Day 391

Day 410

Day 413

Day 449-450 (p.m.)

Exodus 40:1,17,34, Numbers 9:15-23 Numbers 1:1-3 Numbers 9:15-23; 10:11 Numbers 10:33-36 Numbers 13:1-24

Plus 7 (and 8) days ordination of sons of Aaron., Lev. 8:33; 9:1. 

Instructions about Jubilees, etc., given sometime over next 49 days. 

Passover celebrated second time, Numbers 9.

All males 20 years and under counted.

Next 40 days based upon the total of the data supplied us, taken literally as is, and confirmed by Jewish tradition and the prophet Ezekiel; i.e., 3 + 30 + 7 days = 40 days, (40½?) from day 410 till day 450. (See next two columns.)

Israelites complain about manna---get quail 30 days (Numbers 11).
Miriam sins, camp does not move for 7 more days, Num 12.

Pentecost would have been day 425, the day they should have entered Promised Land.

Day 449 is according to Jewish tradition, but day 450 is more accurate. (See previous row.) The same conflict occurs for the date of the fall of Jerusalem's temple -- tradition has Av. 9, the prophet Jeremiah says Av. 10, (Jeremiah 52:12). Importantly, both these dates are the anniversaries of when the spies came back with the evil report -- in agreement with the prophet Ezekiel, who ties all these events together, (ch. 4; 24:15-27). 

Lunar cal.

Day 356

Day 386

Day 405

Day 408

Day 442-443 (p.m.)



Column #17 #18 #19 #20 #21

12 spies return with "evil report"
(1445 BC)

Presume to enter land


Day of Atonement

Seven-day Feast Tabernacles







Day 489-490 (p.m.) 

Day 490-491

Day 541 (incl.)

(Day 540 excl.)

Day 550 

Day 555-561 (incl. of 555)

(Day 562 = 02/07/22)

Numbers 13:25-33 Numbers 14:1, 25, 40 Lev. 23:23-25;  Numbers29:1-6 Lev. 16; 23:26-32; 
Numbers 29:7-11
Exodus 23:16b; 34:22b; Lev. 23:33-36,39-43; Numbers29:12-38; Deuteronomy 16:13-12

(See previous column.)

(Note: The dates of Ezekiel's symbolic siege (Ezek. 4) with the literal one seven-years later bears upon this. It brings out the week of Av. 5-12, i.e., Day 485-492. Note the 390 + 40 + 40 days from the first Passover week, (1446 BC). See Notes.)

It is possible that this day is the same as the 40th day of spying (14:1), but note verse 25.

(Likely, first time observed.)

An assembly called---and day of rest with trumpet blasts, etc.

(Later: Rosh Hashanah---New Year's Day)


(First time observed.)

Solemn rest day when sins are atoned for by high priest.

Jubilee (every 49 years, Lev. 25:8-55; 27:17-24) was proclaimed on this day. Jubilee cycles were intended to commence from this date, but were delayed 39 more years (i.e., 1406 BC) because of unbelief.

Memorialize the journey from Egypt to Canaan by living in booths (tabernacles). 

Also, to give thanks for produce of the land once they entered.

(The 8th day was a special Sabbath, i.e., "day 562.")

Lunar cal.

Day 482-483 (p.m.)

Day 483-484

Day 533 (incl.)

(Day 532 excl.)

Day 542 

Day 547-553 (incl. of 547)

(Day 554 = 02/07/22)




430-Days Align With 430 Years (For more on 430-days and years, click here.)

It is most interesting that the above 40 days that they spied out the land ended on the 490th day from the New Year datum, but 430 days from when they entered Mount Sinai, and 40 x 2 days from when they left Mount Sinai! Those familiar with bible prophecy numbers will find this most astounding. The following is but one of many such examples given in brief after the charts.

The 490th day from the New Year datum of the 360-calendar.
 (See Ezekiel 4:4-9; Daniel 9:20-27.)

From entering Egypt until Moses' birth are 350 years. From entering Egypt until Moses' flees from Egypt at age 40, are 390 years, (Acts 7:23-36). From entering Egypt until when Moses takes Israel out from Egypt are 390 + 40 = 430 years.
Israel spends 350 days at Mount Sinai after coming out of Egypt. From entering Mount Sinai until 40 days after leaving from there are 390 days; at which time they send out the 12 spies. From entering Mount Sinai until the 40-days spying are 390 + 40 = 430 days.

All this occurs after the said 430 years captivity! Moses is 40 + 40 years old!

The two 40-day periods in which Moses went up Mount Sinai are in parallel with the two 40-day periods just mentioned; they are separated by (nearly and exactly) 49 x 7 days, (which is 7 x 7 x 7). This agrees with the 490th day mentioned at top.

The lunar calendar brings out variations to the above; for example, instead of the 490th day, it is the 483rd day. Remarkable both, however, are in agreement with Daniel 9:20-27. 


Ezekiel-seige-jerusalem.gif (29607 bytes)Most astoundingly, this pattern is repeated again, except this time corresponding to the 390 years from the entry into Egypt unto Moses' fleeing at 40-years of age, and the Exodus 40-years later, and then the 40-year desert wandering, plus the seven-year conquest of Canaan, (1406-1399 BC). (Thus, 390 + 40 + 40 days corresponds to the same in years.) This pattern only appears when using the additional dates supplied by the prophet Ezekiel. (See note in Column #17.) 

The precision of these dates is mind-bending! The bible says that Israel was in Egypt exactly "to the day", 430 years unto Passover of 1446 BC. Ezekiel simply counts, not from just the first day of Passover, but from the whole week of Passover, and then counts 430 days from this week unto when the spies went out to spy the land for 40 days. Because of their unbelief, Israel was sentenced to wander in the desert "a day for each of the 40 days they spied the land". Thus, they entered the Promised Land in 1406 BC. Therefore, this means that the 40-days of spying out the land exactly corresponds to the 40 years of the wilderness wandering. 

430 years "to the day" from the Entry into Egypt (1876 BC) unto the Passover of the Exodus (1446 BC), plus 40 years unto the Promised Land (1406 BC).

Corresponds to...

430 days + 40 days from the above Passover week (1446 BC) unto the 40 days that the spies spied out the land (1445 BC, Av. 5-12).

{The following is a little complex: Ponder the 1,260,000 days from the Exodus. (1260 x 1000 days is 3500 years without leap months inculcated. "3500 years" has to do with the culmination of 70 jubilees calculated without leap months that forms a pattern every 490-years of 360 days, plus 70 more years of missing Jubilee Sabbaths. Compare with document of Jubilees. We will not elaborate now.) All symbolic dates align with literal dates when the dates of Ezekiel are forwarded by the bible-prophecy time frame of 1260 + 1335 years.  The great tsunami that killed 250,000 on Dec. 26, 2004 was 1,260,000 days (Rev. 12) from Nisan 14 (360 calendar) of the Passover of the Exodus (March 23, 1446 BC), which was the eve of the 10th (last) plague upon Egypt. Click here for more on that, and count the symbolic day-years of 430 + 40 days from the week of the tsunami, etc. The symbolic day-years are (Entry to Egypt) 1877/1876 to 1870/1869 BC, plus 430 day-years unto (Exodus) 1447/1446 to 1440/1439 BC, plus 40 days-years unto (Conquest of Canaan) 1407/1406 to 1400/1399 BC. For symbolic dates to overlap literal dates with such precision, both on the level of years and days, is impossible to be chance. Moreover, the day was marked by one of the worst natural disasters (i.e., the tsunami) ever recorded.}

Also see, "A look at the amazing "430" "490" pattern within the above timeline." (For more on 430-days and years, click here.)




1. The ancient lunar Israelite calendar, (like other luni-solar calendars of the time), began each month by the sighting of the first crescent moon. A leap month was added when the calendar year ended too far short of a solar year, (i.e., likely at the spring equinox). Modern Israel, however, disperses 7 leap months within a fixed 19-year cycle. Each year of the 19-year cycle has a fixed number of days to it. However, the end result is very much the same as the ancient method. It is unnecessary to speculate whether the former system was the only divinely authorized one since the New Testament teaches that all the festivals found their fulfillment in Jesus Christ. Hence, the keeping of the festivals are no longer mandatory under the New Testament economy, (Rom. 14:5; Gal. 4:8-11; Col. 2:16-17). However, as for signs and symbols, I take the eclectic approach and take both methods into consideration.

2. The dates and patterns of events surrounding the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC, as revealed to Ezekiel, operate in conjunction with the above exodus/Mount Sinai dates and patterns discussed here. They complement one another. Together they yield the whole Bible-Prophecy picture for Israel on 'the day is as a year' ratio. We will explain the dates and patterns of the book of Ezekiel later, if the Lord wills. Significantly, from the exodus of 1446 BC, until the said captivity of 586 BC, are 430 x 2 years! (Also, there are 430 x 3 years from when Israel entered Egypt in 1876 BC, and 430 x 3½ from when Abraham left Babylon and entered Canaan in 2091 BC; moreover, 430 x 3 is 1290 years. See Daniel 12:11. Also, the temple was destroyed by the Babylonians on the anniversary of the "evil report" of the 12 spies on day 490 as shown above, Jeremiah 52:12---and again in AD 70). See "The Writing on the Wall" for more.

3. The date of Moses' call is taken to be either 180 days before the New Year, or 210 days (6 + 1 months) if a leap month is meant to be inserted. Dating Moses' call is limited upon the available evidence. The plagues on Egypt must have lasted about half-a-year, (i.e., beginning around Sept. of 1447 BC, i.e., for 180 or 210 days). He is said to be 80 years old at his call, and Aaron 83, (Exodus 7:7). His brother Aaron died at age 123 in July of 1407 BC, (i.e., 40 years, less two months, after Moses call, Numbers 20:29; 33:38-39). Moses died half-a-year after Aaron at age 120, (Deuteronomy 34:7). (Therefore, we assume that they were 3½-years apart in age.) Since we do not have an exact birth date, we assume that Moses was born at the autumn turn of the year, (Tishri 1st, 1527 BC), and Aaron at the spring turn of the year, (Abib [Nisan] 1st, 1530 BC). If so, Aaron turned 124 at the exodus, while Moses was 80½. It appears that before the exodus, the beginning of the year may well have begun in the autumn (Sept./Oct., i.e., Tishri 1, Exodus 12:2), the same as it is today in Israel, (i.e., "Rosh Hashanah," see notes for Day 541). 

Whenever the bible is without an exact birth date, it is safe to assume the New Year since this is the precedent inferred for us in the life of Noah: "In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up," (Genesis 7:11). "And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth," (Genesis 8:13). It is also important to note that the exodus (or call of Moses) occurred 600 + 600 (1200) years after the flood, (Tishri 1st, 2647 BC, or Nisan 1st, 2646 BC until 1447 or 1446 BC). This unites the "inaugural-New-Year" theme of the flood with the "inaugural-New-Year" of the exodus, since each occurs after 600, or 600 x 2 years respectively. This, in turn, also underscores the validity of assuming the continuance of a New-Year date for Moses' birth, either ideally or actually. (See bible prophecy numbers Web site for the [as always] normative procedures used for dating the flood.) Interestingly, the span from Noah's birth until Abraham's birth are 360 x 3 years; from Noah's birth till the exodus (birth of the nation) are 5 x 360; and, from Noah's birth until the birth of Jesus are 9 x 360 years! (Between Noah's birth and Moses' are 430 x 4 years!)


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