Biblical Allusions In Exodus

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Another biblical reference we see is of a false God. In Matthew 7:15-20 it tells us how to detect a false prophet by their fruits they produce. Within the movie in the colonel's office, he has a flag hanging with a Greek symbol which means alpha and omega (beginning and the last). The Colonel uses this symbol to bless his people to restore humanity, since they believe they are the first and the last. Another example is when the colonel says he sacrificed his one and only son. Many people in the end times will act like prophets and deceive others to follow them. The colonel is an example of a false prophet he performs a certain way and has others follow him into deviance. Matthew 24:24 states “people will be deceiving others by acting as appointed prophets form…show more content…
As the survivors spot the apes a sudden snow avalanche comes their way and buries all the remaining human survivors. In Exodus we see a parallel between the movie; when pharaoh lets the Hebrews go into the land God promised them, he goes running after them shortly after. They reach the Red Sea and start running into it till they are submerged in the water with their chariots.
One last biblical similarity is, as the apes reach their promise land that Caesar eldest son had found, Caesar dies from a stab wound near his rib cage. We see a similarity in the way he died to two characters in the bible. Jesus died from a stab wound to his rib cage, like Caesar. Also similar to Moses’ death because as Moses looked into the promise land with his eyes he died. The reason behind Caesar’s and Moses’ death being so similar is because of their sins keeping them from entering into the promised land (Deuteronomy 34:1-5).
To conclude Rise of the planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and War for the Planet of the Apes relate to historical topics as well as biblical
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