Old testament terms

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Patriarch

A male founder of a group

Passover

Jewish feast celebrating freedom from Egypt.

10 Commandments

Rules for living that were given to Moses by God

Ark of the Covenant

Sacred box which held the 10 Commandments

Psalms

Book of poetry created by David

Wisdom writings

books of the bible created by Soloman
(Proverbs, Ecclesiates, Song of Songs, Wisdom)

Temple

Only place where Jews can make sacrifices. First built by Solomon in Jerusalem.

Israel

Name of the Northern Kingdom

Judah

Name of the Southern Kingdom

Assyrians

Captured Israel in 722 B.C.

Samaritans

People who are a mix of Israelite and Assyrian

Babylonians

Captured Judah in 587 B.C.

Synagogue

Jewish place of study and worship - NOT sacrifice

Genesis

First book of the Bible

Hannukkah

Jewish feast that celebrates freedom from Syrian rule.

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