← hebrew scriptures Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- 1st commandment
- a 1st=Babylon attacks Jerusalem but does not destroy them. 2nd=587 bc temple is destroyed. Jerusalem is destroyed
- b no other god but god
- c son of Jacob and Rachel (favorite son); coat of many colors; after years in Egypt, forgave brothers and invited them and Jacob to live with him in Egypt. interpreted dreams of the pharaoh that there was going to be a famine.
- d an Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jeruslaem after the Babylonian Captivity. important because the walls symbolized the outlines of Judaism's identity, and the walls provided a sense of security to Jerusalem's inhabitants
- e A Canaanite woman of Jericho who helped the Israelite spies escape, non-hebrew hebrew hero
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- in inspiring the bible, God worked through human beings who wrote the sacred scriptures.
- The Books of Samuel and the beginning of the First Book of Kings tells stories of...
- (Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king. also anointed david
- the history of Israel was told again, up through the exile. they retell Israel's history in terms of its meaning in God's unfolding plan. written during the exile.
- The set of Rules that God sent down to Moses to tell how his people should live
5 True/False Questions
Moses → The Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus. Became a midianite after killing an Egyptian. Was called to by god to save his people. Gave the 10 plagues.
Noah → "devotion to God for destruction"
rachel and leah → wives of jacob. father is laban. fell in love with rachel, but could only marry after he served her family seven years of labor. at the wedding, he was to marry the older, leah. he still wanted to marry rachel so he served seven more years. meanwhile, him and leah had many children.
Baal → first king of Israel, bad king. offended God by breaking the Ban. made a pre-battle sacrifice
Saul → the canaanite god of fertility, associated with storms and rain. He was the most prominent of the Canaanite gods and the one most often worshipped by the Israelites.