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History and Geography: Final Exam!
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What prophet was the most eloquent and lived in the palace of Judah? Who was the king he was most associated with?
Isaiah; King Hezekiah
What kind of prophecy is he most noted for? In what period of time did he say the kingdom would come?
Messianic; In the latter days
What did Isaiah say would be true of the woman who would bring the Messiah into the world? What did the prophet say about the Messiah "child"? About the Messiah "son"?
A virgin; The child will be born, and a son is given
What would the Messiah be called?
Wonderful, Counselor, Might God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace
Who was the king when Jeremiah began to prophecy?
What four terrible things did we note from Jeremiahs book that happened to him when he was persecuted?
Attacked by his own brothers, beaten and put in stocks by a priest and false prophet, imprisoned by the king, thrown into a cistern
Where did Jeremiah go with other Israelites when the captivity took place?
Where did Ezekiel live during the Babylonian captivity? Daniel?
Reservation outside Babylon on the River Chebar; Daniel lived in Nebuchadnezzar's Palace
What was the character of Ezekiels unique teaching methods?
Illustrates his prophecies
What person tragedy did Ezekiel endure? What did it represent?
Death of his wife, judgement against Jerusalem
Who were the three best of the "good" kings of Judah?
David, Hezekiah, Josiah
Why was king Uzziah punished with leprosy?
Went into the temple to burn incense
Which king of Judah was the most spiritual?
How long was Hezekiah's life extended?
Who was the wicked son born during that extension of Hezekiahs life?
How did King Amon die?
Killed by his servants
How did good King Josiah die?
Died in battle with Egypt
Who were the prophets in Josiah's day?
Jeremiah, Zephaniah, Nahum, and Habakkuk
Which king was condemned by Jeremiah?
Who was the last REAL king of Judah before the captivity?
Identify the rulers of Jerusalem and the dates in the three phases of the Babylonian exile when people were carried away from Jerusalem.
First: Under Jehoiakim (606 BC), took away the royal family
Second: Under Jehoiachin (597 BC), took away the citizens, the wealthier people.
Third: Under Zedekiah (587/86 BC), destruction of Jerusalem
Identify the three-time periods when Judean people were taken captive and the general groups taken in each.
606; Royal family
586; merchants and land owners
Who was the evil Judean king whose sins led to the fall of Judah?
What did good king Josiah do to delay the judgement on Jerusalem?
He got rid of the evil in the land (restored the law, rid the land of idolatry)
Who was ruling Judah when Jerusalem fell?
What was done to Zedekiah?
His sons were slain then they bore out his eyes and carried him in chains to Babylon
Where was Jeremiah located during twenty years while Babylon was destroying Jerusalem?
In whose reign did Jeremiah begin to prophecy?
What is Jeremiah called?
The Weeping Prophet
What book other than the book which bears his name did Jeremiah write?
The Book of Lamentations
What does the book of Lamentations describe?
Jerusalem during the siege
How long did the captivity last?
Where was Daniel located during the captivity?
In Nebuchadnezzars palace
Who were the three Judean nobles taken with Daniel to Babylon? First give Hebrew name, then Babylonian name
What did Nebuchadnezzar do to try to punish Daniel, Shadrack, Meshack, and Abednego?
Put them into a fiery furnace
What strange thing did God do to Nebuchadnezzar? What was it intended to teach Nebuchadnezzar?
Made him as an animal/ insane for "seven times"; to teach him that God rules in the kingdoms of men and that he gives them to whomever he chooses
What was later done to Daniel to punish him?
Thrown into a lions den
What ruler saw the handwriting on the wall?
Where was Ezekiel located during the captivity?
On the river Chebar
When did Babylon fall? What king led the Persians to overcome Babylon?
539 BC; King Cyrus
What was Zerubbabels role in the return to Jerusalem?
He rebuilt the temple
To whom did Zerubbabel trace his lineage?
Jehoiachin and Josiah
What did King Cyrus give to Zerubbabel to take back to Jerusalem?
The Temple Vessels
What was Ezras role in the return to Jerusalem?
Reestablish the Law
What sin did Ezra seek most to correct among the children of God?
Intermarrying with foreigners
Where was Ezra when he read the law to the people?
In front of the Water Gate
What feast were the people observing when Ezra read the law?
Feast of Tabernacles
What was Nehemiahs role in the return to Jerusalem?
Rebuild the walls of Jerusalem
Who were Sanballat and Tobiah?
The adversaries of Nehemiah and the people of Judah
About was date B.C. does Zerubbabel take us to? Ezra? Nehemiah?
Zerubbabel: 536; Ezra: 458; Nehemiah: 444
What king of Persia ordered the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem?
Cryus the Great
What king of Persia was ruling when the Temple was completed?
Darius the Great
What king of Persia was Esther's husband? What was his other name?
Xerxes the Great; Ahasuerus
Who was the queen of Persia in the first part of Esther?
What was Esther's Jewish name? Who was Esthers cousin who took care of her?
What did Haman want to do to the Jews?
Annihilate and eliminate them all
What did Haman tell the king to do to bless someone special?
Royal robe be put on him, ride on Kings horse, parade him through the city
What punishment was given to Haman?
He was hanged
How were the Jews saved in the book of Esther?
A decree that they could defend themselves
What feast of the Jews grew out of this story?
Who were the two men that were plotting to assassinate King Xerxes?
Bigthan and Teresh
What is the last book of the Old Testament?
Approximately when was Malachi written?
What had happened to the spirit of the people after the return to Jerusalem?
They had become indifferent to God and his Word
What Old Testament characters are used by the prophet to explain to the people that God loves them?
God chose Jacob (Israel) over Esau (Edom)
What kind of sacrifices were the people offering at this time? (In Malachi)
Defiled Sacrifices...lame, blind, sick
What major "family life" sin does the prophet condemn (Chapter 2)
Not honoring their marriage covenants
How had the people robbed God? (In Malachi)
By not giving their tithes and other sacrifices
For whom is the book of remembrance written?
Those who fear the Lord and think upon his name
What great prophet is named in the last chapter of the last book in the Old Testament?
Who is the New Testament prophet that chapter is referring to? (In Malachi)
John the Baptist
Who is the leading person (s) in each historical book of the O.T.?
Be able to Match important persons with other important persons (Example: Adam and Eve, etc)
What was the major position of important persons? (Example: Jacob, patriarch)
Be able to put major events in their proper chronological order.
Be able to identify whether kings were of Israel or Judah
Know where each of the twelve tribes were located
Know who were the good kings and who were evil.
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