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Daily Life; Life during Jesus' time

Women, Tax Collectors, Glutons & Drunkards, and the Sick/Lepers

People who were looked down upon during Jesus' time

Matthew and Zaccheus

Name two tax collectors that Jesus hung out with


A Political Group located in the temple of Jerusalem


A political Group who had a chief priest, Caiphas


Believed in the Torah (Pentateuch) only; believed in no resurrection


1st 5 books of the bible


Political group not mentioned in the Bible


Political group that left Jerusalem to live austerely in the desert by the Dead Sea; withdrew from society


Political group that wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls

John the Baptist

Person of New Testament that was thought to be an Essene


Political group that managed the synagogue


Strict Political group that lived throughout Bible Land that made up a lot of rules


political group that believed in more than the Torah; believed in the resurrection


"terrorists" of Bible Land; had many revolts and small acts of terror


hated the Romans; strong emotions

Simon the Apostle

New Testament Character that was a Zealot


Where would you speak Hebrew?


Where would you speak Greek?


Where would you speak Aramaic?


Where would you speak Latin?


Aramaic for Dad


Aramaic for Imbecile


Aramaic for Be Opened

Talitha Koum

Aramaic for "Little girl, arise"


Aramaic for Place of the Skull

Eloi, Eloi, Lema Sabachtani

Aramaic for "My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?"

Herod the Great

Ruler of all Palestine when Jesus was an infant; ruled all three regions

Herod Antipas

Ruler of Galilee when Jesus was an adult

Herod Antipas

Ordered to have John the Baptist beheaded

Herod Antipas

Married his brother's wife

Pontius Pilate

Procurator appointed after Herod the Great's son was asked to step down from the throne of Judea; Ruler of Judea

pork, non-kosher foods, meat and dairy together, and shellfish

What foods are orthodox Jews not allowed to eat?

Bread, meat (on special occasions), Fish, Fruit and Nuts, and Wine

What foods were common foods that Jews ate?

Water was not always sanitary b/c of the poor sewage systems; alcohol kills germs

Why did people drink wine more instead of Water?

Reclining on the floor

How did the Jewish men eat?

serve the men

What did the Jewish women do during a meal?


city where temple was located


region where the temple was located


region that sadducees were found


Jesus was born in this region


Jesus grew up in this region

Jordan River

John the baptist baptized in this river


Chief priest of Sadducees

sheep, goats, donkeys, mules, cows, chicken, oxen, and camels

Name the 8 possible animals that were found in Jewish homes

bushel basket

common item in a Jewish home that was used as a "table", chair, or something to carry things

Camel hair cloak

a common clothing item in Palestine that was very stiff and heavy

olive oil lamp

a common item in Jewish homes that was used for light and a "candle"


where they kept their belongings in their home that needed to be stowed away

stone pillow and mat

Jews slept on...

wattling roof

many Jews slept on this on really hot summer nights (give the correct term!)

adobe brick

Jewish homes' walls were made of this

wattling roof

logs and tightly woven palms on top of a house to avoid leaks

dirt/earth floor

What types of floors were in Jewish homes?

ovens and wells

Name two other things that Jews used commonly, but were not located in the home

12 1/2

About how old were women when they got married?


What age were men married by?

1 year

What was the common betrothal period?

arranged, agree

Marriages were often __________, but both the man and the woman had to _________ to be married.

fisherman or carpenter

Name a "Kosher" occupation

Tax Collector, Perfume Salesman, Tanner

Name the three "Non-Kosher" occupations

they were traitors

Why were the tax collectors not well-liked?

they sold to prostitutes

Why were the perfume salesmen not well-liked?

they had to work with pee; they smelled:)

Why were the tanners not well liked?


Who held jobs?

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