The God of Israel himself said, “And against all the gods of Egypt, I will execute judgments—I am Yahweh” (Exod b).
In the Memphis Stele of Amenhotep II, reference is made to his campaigns in Edom, Canaan, and Syria.
These criticisms, however, dissipate under a closer examination of the practice of Moses’ day.
Hoffmeier nobly suggests that “the absence of pharaoh’s name may ultimately be for theological reasons, because the Bible is not trying to answer the question, ‘Who is the pharaoh of the exodus?
Can the loss of over two million Hebrew slaves, certainly Egypt’s “slave-base” at the time, be accounted for in the records of Amenhotep II’s reign?
Is there any evidence to confirm that Amenhotep II interacted with the Hebrews after they left Egypt?