History of Israel - Final

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The final study guide for history of Israel

The person who touched the ark to steady it was Uzzah

True

Jezebel was the queen who threatened Elijah

True

Elijah's contest with the prophets of Baal took place on Mt. Carmel.

True

Sennacherib lost 185,000 men in one night

True

The person who found the law in the days of Josiah was Hilkiah

True

The person who refused to sell his land to Ahab was Naboth

True

It was the persians who allowed the captives to return to Judah

True

The king of Judah who saw the sun's shadow go backwards was Ahaz

False - Hezekiah

Absalom was Daivd's son who rebelled against David

True

Hannah had only one son, Samuel.

False - 3 sons, 2 daughters

The primary reason the people wanted a king was to offset the power of the priesthood

false

Samson is the only major judge on whom the Spirit did not come

False

Saul said that he went ahead with the sacrifice because Samuel did not come in time.

True

The word go'el means redeemer

True

The Feast of Purim received its name from the gallows on which Haman was hanged

True

2 Samuel 7:14 has Messianic implication in its prophecy of a virgin birth for David's son

False

In the account of Micah and the Danites, Micah is the young Levite employed as a priest

False - Jonathan

The book of Daniel has visions/dreams of Nebuchadnezzar and also Daniel

True

The prophet involved in cleansing the leprosy of Naaman was Elijah

False - Elisha

The four-part cycle in the book of Judges is given ten times in the book, once for each judge

False - 12

The book of Ruth immediately follows 1 and 2 kings

False - 1 and 2 Chronicles

The song of Solomon immediately follows the book of proverbs

False - job

The book of Lamentations immediately follows the book of Isaiah

False - Jeremiah

The third book of the Minor Propets is the book of Joel

False - Amos

The book of Joel immediately follows the book of Jonah

False - Micah

The book of Judges immediately follows the book of Joshua

True

Ruth's native country was Judah

False - Moab

Hannah was Samuel's mother

True

Hanani was NEhemiah's brother

True

The career of Esther was after the days of Ezra and Nehemiah

False

Rahab's falsehood (called a 'salutary lie') is condemned in Hebrews 11, the faith chapter

False

Joshua said that their fathers had worshiped other gods beyond the River

True

The town of Ai has been definitely identified by archaeologists

False

Joshua requested that his bones be taken to Egypt for burial, back to where he was born

False

The men of war from the eastern tribes refused to help conquer Canaan

True

The harvest season was beginning when Israel crossed the Jordan

True

Joseph's nones were buried at Shechem

True

Joshua's farewell speech in Joshua 23 was given at Shechem

True

The Israelites pretended to flee from Ai when the second battle was fought there

True

Joshua sent only two men to Jericho as spies

True

The Biblical text indicates that Joshua set two ambush groups before attacking Ai

False - 1

Achan, the theif at Jericho, kept three items for himself

True

The group that deceived Israel is known as the Hivites

True

The soldiers who marched around Jericho were to sing praises each day as they marched

false

Achan's family was also executed with him

True

An innocent person who killed someone had to stay in a city of refuge for seven years

False

Israel faithfully conquered every city in the Promised Land

False

At the Battle of the Long Day, hail killed more of the enemy than did the Israelites

True

The Battle of the Long Day began at Gibeon

True

Lots were drawn to determine the final territorial allocations

True

When Caleb received his land allotment, he said he was 85 years old

True

Joshua commanded only the sun to satand still

False - moon included

The manna ceased when the conquest period ended

True

The rope by which the spies left Rahab's house became the sign for her safety

True

Gilgal was a fortified town just outside Jericho

True

Joshua was buried in the town of Timnath-serah, his town in the land of Canaan.

False - Ephraim

The rite of circumcision was renewed after the Jordan was crossed

True

The Lord instructed the Israelites to hamstring the horses of the northern union army

True

Israel observed the Feast of Passover just before crossing the Jordan

False

The city of Jericho was rebuilt in Old Testament times, in spite of Joshua's curse on it

False

The group of people who deceived Israel were made servants for the tabernacle

True

The Pentateuch includes the first six books of the Old Testament

False

The second section of the Old Testament is called the Books of Poetry

False

The name of the memorial altar at the edge of the Jordan was "witness"

True

People from Bethel also helped Ai to resist the Israelite Invasion

False

Joshua and the Israelites erected two altars to commemorate the crossing of the Jordan

True

An Israelite who had only daughters forfeited his land inheritance

False

The Levites had 48 cities given to them, scattered throughout the nation of Israel

True

Othniel received CAleb's daughter as his wife after capturing a city for him

True

Joshua's final speech resembles a Hittite suzerainty treaty

True

An Altar was erected on Mt. Gerizim when Joshua and the Israelites renewed the covenant

True

Simeon's inheritance was taken from land hat had been assigned to the Joseph tribes

True

The Jordan was crossed in the seventh month, at the end of the dry season

False - rainy season

The spy who recived Hebron as his area

Caleb

A prophet in David's reign

Nathan

Had a tent peg driven through his head

Sisera

Ruth's first husband

Mahlon

Ruths Second husband

Boaz

Number of tribal territories located east of the Jordan

3

Number of people Elijah was to anoint

3

Number of Levitical cities

48

Number of cities of refuge east of the Jordan

3

Number of cities of refuge west of the Jordan

3

Number of years that SAmaria was besieged

3

Number of judges in the book of Judges

12

Number of years that Solomon reigned

40

Number of years that Saul reigned according to Acts

40

Number of years that David reigned

40

Traditional number of Samson's feats

3

The first twon conquered in Canaan was?

Jericho

The second place Israel conquered in Canaan

Ai

A city that was captured by Cyrus the great

Babylon

The city where Solomon when to pray

Gibeon

A cave where David and his men hid

Adullam

His bones were taken from Egypt to Canaan

Joseph

He was the first boy king in Judah

Joash

He was the priest for the first return from Babylon

Jeshua

He was a priest who instructed a boy king in Judah

Jehoiada

He led Israel in conquering Canaan

Joshua

He commanded the sun to stand still

Joshua

He sent two spies to Jericho

Joshua

His grandmother was Athaliah

Joash

Number of dynasties for the nation of Israel

9

Number of trips around Jericho on the final day

7

Total number of tribal territories

13

Number of kings for the nation of Judah

19

Number of kings for the nation of Israel

19

Number of months in Jerusalems final siege

30

The old priest who guided Samuel

Eli

Sauls son

Jonathan

Sauls General

Abner

David's priest during his flight from Saul

Abiathar

Davids father

Jesse

Number of Benjamites who needed wives initially

900

number of male returnees in Ezra's day

1800

Number of miles from Babylon to Jerusalem

600

Number of returnees from Babylon the first time

50,000

Number of wives the Benjamites captured at Shiloh

600

he year that Samaria was conquered by Assyria

722

The year that the second Temple was dedicated

515

The year that Cyrus captured Babylon

539

The year captives were "first" taken from Jerusalem

605

The year that babylon destroyed Jerusalem

586

Two enemies of Nehemiah

Sanballat and Tobiah

Two cities burned by Israel in Joshua's day

Jericho and Hazor

Two mountains where Israel renewed the covenant

Ebal and Gerizim

Two cities where Jeroboam began false worship

Dan and Bethel

Two prophets who encouraged Temple rebuilding

Haggai and Zechariah

A password that some could not pronounce

Shibboleth

The hometown of Naomi

Bethlehem

The city where returnees gathered to leave Babylonia

Ahava

A city that led in deceiving Joshua and the Israelites

Gibeon

The city where SAul had his first military campaign

Jabesh-gilead

He was the king of Persia in the days of Ezra

Artaxerxes

King in Esther's Days

Xerxes

Esther's relative who cared for her

Mordecai

The king in the days of Nehemiah

Artaxerxes

A leader in the first return from Babylon

Zerubbabel

Led a reform in Jerusalem concerning the Sabbath

Nehemiah

The Perisan king who granted permission for the 1st return

Cyrus

Did a night-time inspection of the walls of Jerusalem

Nehemiah

Was the cupbearer for the king of Persia

Nehemiah

REnown for his frequent prayers

Nehemiah

Made the trip to Jerusalem without military escort

Ezra

Had a military escort for his return

Ezra

Led a mrriage reform that lasted several months

Nehemiah

Refused to meet with his enemies in the Plain of Ono

Nehemiah

Demanded that usury (intrest) not be charged

Nehemiah

Period of conquest

1406-1389

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