old testament covenants Exodus - Deuteronomy test
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first 5 books of the Bible
Greek translation of the Bible
main character of most of the Pentateuch, led the Israelites to the Promise Land
Moses' sister who put him in the Nile
who Moses lives with when he flees Egypt
The only tribe that stood with Moses and God when he was up the mountain receiving the 10 Commandments
Moses' wife who saved their son by circumcising him
creed written for Jews
the parchment on which the Shemah was written on
box worn by Jewish men containing scripture
The mountain Moses went up for 40 days and nights and received the 10 Commandments
Joshua and Caleb
The only 2 that got to go into the Promise Land because they believed that they could defeat the Canaanites with the help of God
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
State the first five books in order
Moses was put in the Nile and picked up by the pharaoh's daughter
Explain how Moses ended up being raised in Pharaoh's house.
he feared them becoming powerful and overthrowing him
Why was Pharaoh killing the baby Israelite boys?
he thought they would marry Egyptian men
Why did Pharaoh not kill the baby girls?
He saw an Egyptian beating an Israelite
Why did Moses rebel against the Egyptians while living among them?
Where does Moses flee to?
He marries Jethro's daughter, Zipporah
What does Moses receive from Jethro?
The God of Abraham, Jacob, and Isaac
How does God identify himself to Moses when he FIRST encounters Him at the burning bush?
YAWEH (I am who I am)
What was the name God told Moses to tell the people for Himself?
He sends the plagues
What does God do in order to convince the Pharaoh to let the Israelites go and worship him?
Water to Blood
fire and ice
firstborn son dies
You shall not have any gods before me
you shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain
Keep the Sabbath day holy
Honor your father and mother
You shall not kill
You shall not commit adultery
You shall not steal
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor
You shall not covet your neighbor's wife
You shall not covet your neighbor's goods
That the Egyptian gods have no power
What do each of the 10 plagues represent?
with a pillar of fire at night and clouds during the day
How does God lead the Israelites during their wanderings?
Manna and quail
Once the Israelites are in the desert what do they eat?1
He gives them water from a rock
How does God quench the thirst of the Israelites
to be a kingdom of priests and a holy nation
What is Gods main plan and purpose for the Israelites?
the Ten Commandments
What is the sign of the Mosaic covenant?
40 days and 40 nights
how long was Moses up on Mount Sinai?
What did the Israelites think happened to Moses when he went up Mt Sinai?
the manna, Aaron's staff, the Ten Commandments, and God
What and Who is contained in the Ark of the Covanent?
they stand with Moses when he comes down Mt. Sinai
How does the tribe of Levi prove they are worthy to be priests of Israel?
Which book functions as the Israelites worship guide?
to sacrifice things venerated by the pagans and eat things that are deemed unclean
Why does God have the Israelites sacrifice the types of animals that He does?
What event best explains the meaning of all of the sacrifices in the Old Testament?
It is a worship guide
How is Leviticus different from the other books of the Bible? In other words, what is Leviticus?
what is the theme of Leviticus?
through worshipping God
According to Leviticus, how is holiness attained?
it is the final sacrifice and for all people
How does Jesus' sacrifice differ from all of the sacrifices that took place in the Old Testament?
The Israelites have to spend 40 years in the desert
What is the number forty symbolic of? How does this relate to the time the Israelites spend in the desert?
they did not believe that God could conquer the Canaanites
Why did the Israelites spend forty years in the desert?
he did not believe that God would conquer the Canaanites
Why was Moses not allowed to enter the Promise Land?
What does Deuteronomy mean?
obeying leads to blessing and disobeying leads to cursing
What leads to a person being blessed and what leads to a person being cursed according to the teachings in Deuteronomy?
its a census of the people that made it out of Egypt
why is Numbers called Numbers?
giving 3 sermons
what is Moses doing in Deuteronomy?
1) specific things to follow 2) only certain people (ordained priests) can do it 3) purity 4) attain holiness
4 teachings in Leviticus that relate to the teachings of the Catholic church