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BOLD 207 Thompson Exam 3 Spring 16
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Which prophets provide a great deal of the apocalyptic imagery for the book of Revelation?
Daniel and Ezekiel
Quoted or referred to more often in the passion narrative of Jesus than any book other than the book of Psalms.
These two prophets were contemporaries. The second began to prophesy only two months after the first. One stressed, "The temple must be rebuilt." The other stress, "Lives must be rebuilt spiritually."
Haggai and Zechariah
Contains the plea, "I hate divorce...and I hate a man's covering himself (or his wife) with violence..."
This prophet condemns his people for divorcing "the wife of your youth" to marry daughters of a foreign god
Chapters 1-6 are court tales (refusing to eat the king's food, lion's den, etc.)
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego
This prophet contains a vision of a large statue with head of gold, chest of silver, etc. To which world empire does the gold, silver, etc. refer?
Gold = Babylon
Silver = Medo Persia
Brass = Greece
Iron = Rome
Vision of four beasts: lion, bear, leopard, and a terrible beast with ten horns
The ram with the two uneven horns represented...
The Goat with one conspicuous horn represented...
United Greek empire under Alexander the Great
The four horns represented...
The two overlapping prophets who urged the completion of the rebuilding of the Temple. Which focused on rebuilding the physical temple and which on rebuilding spiritual values?
Haggai = Physical Temple
Zechariah = Spiritual values
Which prophet is a model of an exiled Jew?
Which minor prophet exercised a greater influence on the Messianic picture of the NT than any other prophet?
Contains a chapter-long indictment against the faithless shepherds of Israel who have left Israel like sheep without a shepherd.
Contains a series of eight night visions including the four horsemen, two olive trees, the candlestick, the flying scroll, and the man with a measuring line
Jesus riding on a donkey triumphantly into Jerusalem (Matt. 21:4f; Jn. 12:15) enacted an image found in the prophet...
"Looking on him whom they have pierced" (Jn. 19:37; Rev. 1:7) is from the prophet...
Judas' betrayal of Jesus for 30 pieces of silver alludes to a text from...
The language Jesus used when he established the Lord's Supper - "the blood of my covenant..." echoes words from...
Jesus said of a large crowd, "The people wander like sheep...they are afflicted for lack of a shepherd." This echoes a passage from... Another (major) prophet that speaks of "shepherd-less sheep" is...
"Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered" are words Jesus quoted from...which he applied to the desertion of his disciples, including the betrayal by....and the denial by....
This prophet has one idea: The temple must be completed!
The role and prominence of Daniel in a foreign court echoes the life of...who served as second-in-charge to the Pharaoh of Egypt
This prophet pictures the future kingdom as a "city park" in which old people are safe and children play.
This book was written to people discouraged that the golden messianic age pictured by Haggai and Zechariah and earlier prophets had not yet dawned
This book is written in a unique dialectic style: (1) and assertion is made; (2) a question that the assertion provoked is raised; (3) an elaboration of original assertion
Is structured around disputations: assertion-objection-rebuttal including: I have loved you, You have despised my name; You have robbed me
Contains the vision of the valley of dry bones, symbolizing the "resurrection" of God's very dead people
This prophet has a vision of God riding on a highly mobile war chariot that had wheels within wheels
Pictures the restoration of God's role as the Shepherd of Israel, a concept that is behind Jesus the good shepherd in John 10
In Mark 1:2 ("Behold I will send my messenger...") the ministry of John the Baptist is depicted by a combination quotation from the two prophets...
Isaiah and Malachi
In Matthew 11:13-14 Jesus identified John the Baptist with the O.T. prophet...
Luke 1:13-17 ("...to turn the hearts of the fathers to their children...") is a quotation from which prophet?
This prophet encounters the false impression of the exiled people that they would soon return home.
Envisions a new covenant to come in which God will put his spirit within his people, giving them a new spirit and a new heart.
This prophet acted out prophetic dramas: building a model of Jerusalem that was besieged, lying on his right and left sides for long periods of time, and shaving his head
This prophet attacks the false security of the people in the Davidic covenant, God's temple, God's land, God's people. This message of this prophet is similar to the "temple sermon" of an earlier prophet.
This prophet pictures the defiled Temple and the departure of the glory of God from the temple
In which prophet does "one like a son of man" appear before "the Ancient of Days"?
This prophet pictures God returning to Jerusalem and the Temple: "Behold I come and I will dwell in your midst..."
Pictures the rebuilding of a idealized restored Temple on a huge scale
This prophet depicts four abominations: image provoking jealousy, elders worshipping images of animals, women weeping for Tamuz, and priests engaging in son worship. (Who was Tamuz?)
Which prophet sees visions of future events, including the rise of Ptolemaic and Seleucid empires?
The beginning of the Ptolemaic and Seleucid empires followed the death of ____________ (a person) who was the king of the ____________ Empire.
Alexander the Great
His name means, "my messenger"
The Persian name of this prophet was Belteshazzar
In this book God promises, "for there shall never again be a decree of utter destruction (herem)."
The book of Daniel is written in two different languages, ________________ and ____________________. Which has become the international trade language by this time and, much later, was the first language of Jesus?
Aramaic and Hebrew
Consistently, this prophet is described as "son of man." Who else (think N.T.) also described himself most frequently as "son of man"?
Filled high government posts and prophesied during the reigns Nebuchadnezzar, Belshazzar, and Darius during the reign of two different empires, Babylon and Medo-Persian.
What prophet speaks of the "abomination of desolation" (ESV reads, "the abomination that makes desolate.)? Most scholars contend that this was a direct reference to something a particular person did. What person? What did he do?
Ezekiel prophesied to overconfident Judeans regarding Jerusalem's impending doom. As in the days of Jeremiah (over a century earlier), the Judeans false believed that God would rescue Jerusalem as he did in the days of good king ____________________ in the year __________.
What was Daniel told to do with his book? (Seal it or not seal it?
The invasion of Sennacherib
Fall of Jerusalem
The Cyrus Cylinder
Zerubbabel led the 1st wave
2nd Temple is finished
The sacrifice of a pig on the alter
How many years was Israel in Babylonian captivity?
Babylonian king who conquered Jerusalem
Persian king whose decree allowed the Jews to return to Judah from exile
What is the Cyrus Cylinder?
A clay cylinder that tells the story of the subjugation of Babylon and the emancipation of conquered people by Cyrus in 539 BC
Who led the first wave of return from captivity in 538 BC?
Who led the second wave of return from captivity in 458 BC?
Who led the third wave of return from captivity in 444 BC?
In which wave of return did Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego depart Babylon?
The 1st wave
In which wave of return did Ezekiel depart Babylon?
The 2nd wave
Which Babylonian king saw "the handwriting on the wall" informing him that his kingdom was soon to come to an end?
Which Babylonian King erected a huge statue of himself and demanded to be worshipped as a god?
Which Babylonian King went insane for a period of time, living among the animals, as punishment for his hugely inflated ego and pride?
Which Babylonian king used the gold and silver vessels taken from the Temple in Jerusalem as drinking cups, an act which defiled the objects and exerted his power of Yahweh?
What racial group originated as a result of intermarriage between Israelites who were not deported during the exiles and Assyrians and other foreign people who took over the land?
Antiochus IV Epiphanes
Desecrates the temple by sacrificing a pig
Alexander the Great
King of the united Greek empire
Diadochi, especially Ptolemy and Seleucis
The Diadochi reigned over smaller portions of the former large kingdom of Alexander the Great
Which Persian King sponsored the completion of the second temple (related to the books of Haggai and Zechariah)
The Persian King who fought against the Greeks at Marathon
The Persian King who fought against the Greeks at Thermopylae, Salamis, and Plateia
King Ahasuerus of the book of Esther is the Persian King...
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