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Right. On the point, though, I’m comfortable with the reference to creation. The issue is whether something that is determined from the beginning of the world cannot be a matter of purely historical occurrence. I’m not exactly sure what this Pseudepigraphal text is, and it may be late, but it says that Moses’ role in history was determined πρὸ καταβολῆς κόσμου:

Let us speak the things from Scripture. The prophet Moses is about to depart from life, as it is written in the book of the assumption of Moses: “Summoning Joshua, son of Nun, and talking with him, he said, ‘God appointed me before the foundation of the world to be the mediator of his covenant.’” (Moses 1:1)

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