Assyrians and Chaldeans
wanted Canaan for control of trade routes through it
formed the basic moral laws of many nations
commemorates the cleansing of the temple by the Maccabees
teachings about the Torah and record of Jewish law
Chaldean king who captured Jerusalem and exiled 10,000 Jews
belief that there is only one god; became the basis for Islam and Christianity
weekly day of worship and rest
name given to the descendants of Jacob; means "one who struggles with God"
king who built the temple in Jerusalem
being forced to live in a foreign country
first five books of the Hebrew Bible
Jews living outside Judah; Greek word meaning "scattered"
drove the Philistines out of Israel, and moved the capital of Jerusalem
name given to Judah by Romans; refers to the Philistines
Persian king who allowed Jews to return to Judah
period of time when Jews were sent to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar
warned that going to a temple was not enough; all must work for a just society
caused Israelites to leave Canaan and go to Egypt
present-day Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan
descendants of Abraham who left Mesopotamia and settled in Canaan
Jewish religious teachers are called
raised 12 sons, who became the 12 tribes of Israel
was the warrior-farmer anointed king by the prophet Samuel
translated the Hebrew Bible into Greek, spreading Jewish ideas
The faith of the Israelites became known as
A person who claims to be instructed by God to share God's words is a
Solomon says that it is better to be righteous and poor than rich and
peace with their enemies
According to the quote, if people's ways please the Lord, they will have
Solomon says that man plans, but the Lord_____ his steps
The wise sayings of Solomon were written down and are called
They defeated the Chaldeans and conquered Babylon.
Who led the Israelites out of Egypt and into the Sinai Desert?
Who wrote many of the Psalms?
The Jews met on Sabbath to pray and discuss their religion here.
Food prepared according to Jewish dietary laws is called
rule of law
The idea that the law should apply to everybody equally is called the