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adam and Eve

God created a man (adam) and a woman (Eve) the were the first on the earth


founder of Judaism


son of abraham and sarah


son of Isaac


husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus


the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus


elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites


a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses


prostitute that hid two spies from Joshua; helps Joshua take over Jericho; is spared by Joshua for hiding his spies

nebuchadnezzar ll

king of the the new babylonian empire. he rebuilt the city of babylon


first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)


son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)


the 2nd king of the Israelites


they extended their own empire and therefore helped bring civilization to the Middle East; Hammurabi introduced his code of law; it established rules of procedure for courts of law and regulated property rights and the duties of family members, setting harsh punishments for crimes


Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king


a Christian missionary to the Gentiles


Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC)


The son of Solomon and grandson of David, refused to reduce heavy burdens (taxes and forced labor) on the people, kingdom separates; is the 1st king of the Southern Kingdom of Judah (contains 2 tribes and Jerusalem)


a minor Hebrew prophet (8th century BC)


A prophet, one of David's chief advisors


Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king


an Old Testament book consisting of Isaiah's prophecies


a Hebrew prophet of the 6th century BC who was exiled to Babylon in 587 BC


an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)

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