Old testament People

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Abraham

First historical man in the Bible. He made a covenant with God.

Issac

Abraham's son who was almost sacrificed to God.

Essau

First-born son of Isaac

Jacob

Younger son of Isaac who stole his brother's birthright. He is also known as Israel.

Joseph

Jacob's favorite son who became a ruler in Egypt.

Moses

Prophet called by God to lead the Isrealites out of Egypt.

Joshua

Military leader after Moses

Judges

Rulers called by God who ruled Israel

Samuel

Prophet who annointed the first king of Israel

Saul

Annointed the first King of Israel

David

Second King of Israel who wrote psalms and defeated Goliath.

Soloman

David's son who built a temple to God. He was the third king of Israel and is famous for his wisdom.

Messiah

"annointed one"

Rehebeam

Fourth King of Israel who raised taxes and cause the kingdom to divide.

Baal

Blood thirsty false God worshipped by Queen Jezebel.

Elijah

Great prophet who challenged the prophets of Baal

Elisha

Elijah's assistant who became the chief prophet. He was famous for his healing powers.

Isaiah

Great prophet known for his writings. He foretold of the "Suffering Servant Messiah".

Jeremiah

Prophet who warned people to turn back to God.

Ezekial

Prophet who went with people into exile in Babylon. God gave him plans to rebuild the temple.

Marduk

Babylonian god with four faces

Cyrus the Great

King of Persia who defeated the Babylonians and rebuilt the temple.

Jonah

Prophet who went to Ninevah to preach to the Gentiles

Alexander the Great

He ruled the wrold at age 19 and was the son of Philip of Macedonia.

Daniel

Prophet thrown into the lion's den

Herod the Great

Jewish king appointed by the Romans. He build the third temple and was king when Jesus was born.

Herod Antipas

Jewish king during Jesus' crucifixion

Jesus

The Messiah, Yeshua "God Saves Us"

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