Presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds
We offer a purely conjectural suggestion.
The part which conjectural emendation should play must obviously be very different in different texts.
The latter view implies that the oppressed Israelites left Egypt for one of its dependencies, and both theories find only conjectural identifications in the various stations recorded in Num.
But all such sources are liable to the most confounding errors, and some passages relied on have in any case to submit to conjectural emendation.
It may be noted that the traditional or conjectural dates based upon the list of the Thalassocracies preserved by Eusebius carry us back to the 12th century B.C. See Professor John L.