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BIOT 1133 OT Final Exam
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What is the oldest document claiming to be apocalyptic?
During which timeline period did Daniel take place?
The Scattered period 605-538 B.C.
Which deportation is incorrect?
572 BC, Ezekiel and Jewish captives are taken to the Chebar river
Which return is incorrect?
483 BC, queen Esther leads numerous Jews back to Judah and restores Mordecai
What is probably true about the chapters in Daniel?
They are more topical and not in chronological order
In what two languages do we find the book of Daniel written in?
Hebrew and Aramaic
What are the two major divisions in the book of Daniel?
The life of Daniel (ch 1-6) & prophetic visions (ch 7-12)
This part of Daniel includes several stories of Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego.
Whom did Nebuchadnezzar order to worship the golden idol?
The entire Babylonian Empire
How tall was Nebuchadnezzar's golden idol?
What was remarkable about the three friends outlook of the fiery furnace?
Even if God didn't rescue them they refused to worship false gods
Daniel demonstrated the lordship of God over the
One of the major themes of the Book of Daniel is the
Sovereignty of God
The most common evangelical position on the composition of the four kingdoms of Daniel 2 includes
Babylon, Media-Persia, Greece, Rome
Daniel Chapter 1
Daniel is deported, He resolves to abstain form eating the kings food
Daniel Chapter 2
Daniel interprets Nebuchadnezzar's dream
Daniel Chapter 3
Daniel and his friends refuse to worship the kings new idol, they are thrown into the furnace
Daniel Chapter 4
Daniel interprets Nebuchadnezzar's second dream, Nebuchadnezzar's loses his mind
Daniel Chapter 5
God writes on the wall
Daniel Chapter 6
Daniel is thrown into the lions den
Daniel Chapter 7
Daniel's visions about the four beasts
Daniel Chapter 8
Daniel's vision about the ram and the goat
Daniel Chapter 9
Daniel's prayer about Jerusalem is answered
Daniel Chapter 10
An angel comes to Daniel with a message
Daniel Chapter 11
Greece will conquer Persia
Daniel Chapter 12
The end times and sealed scroll
When did Ezekiel come to Babylon?
What is the meaning of the name "Ezekiel"?
God has strengthened
The primary focus of Ezekiel's ministry was to the Jews in
At what place did Ezekiel have his first vision?
What things did Ezekiel all see in his first vision?
What did God tell Ezekiel to eat when he commissioned him?
God told him to eat a scroll
How long did Ezekiel minister?
What describes Ezekiel's main calling?
A watchman and messanger
What was God's major word of warning to Ezekiel personally?
His ministry would be hard and the people unwilling to listen
How many elders did Ezekiel find practicing idolatry on the temple grounds?
Who was the Mesopotamian god of agriculture?
What future building project did Ezekiel predict when the Jews returned to Israel?
In Ezekiel's analogy of the eagle, whom did the eagle represent?
The Judeans were angry because of their exile and they blamed
Wrote "Jerusalem" in a brick
God would use Nebuchadnezzar's armies to destroy Israel
Cooked bread using human dung for fuel
Babylon would surround Jerusalem and cut off supplies
Lay on his left side for 390 days
Illustrates the depth of sin of God's people
What are 5 major theological themes in Ezekiel?
1. Visions of God
3. Personal responsibility
4. Messiah as shepherd/ false shepherd
5. New heart and new spirit
The key protest that the exiles made was that the exile was
Ezekiel compared Israel's leaders to
Gog and Magog were
The ultimate fate of God's people
On which side of Jerusalem did Ezekiel describe a gate that was sealed?
Ezekiel's description of a river in Ezekiel 47:1-12 closely parallels Revelations
How many gates did Jerusalem have?
What did Ezekiel say the name of the city would be?
The Lord is there
What position do those who believe in the millennium take when interpreting Ezekiel 40-48
The words of Ezekiel are literal and will be fulfilled by Christ
What does Ezra 1-6 cover?
The first return of about 50,000 Jews under governor Zerubbabel
What does Ezra chapter 1-6 not cover?
The prophecies of Joel and Malachi
What does not happen between Ezra chapter 6&7?
Daniel is saved from the lion's den
What does Ezra 7-10 cover?
The second return of the Jews under Ezra's leadership
What does the book of Nehemiah cover?
The third return of the Jews under Nehemiah's leadership
What two prophets encourage the people to finish the temple during the first 6 chapters of Ezra?
Haggai & Zachariah
Who was the outstanding spiritual figure/leader of the restoration community in Judah?
What is NOT true about the end of the Babylonian exile?
Cyrus is the grandson of Nebuchadnezzar
"All roads lead to heaven" is an example of the belief known as
Ezra's evaluation of intermarriage was that it was
About how much time period, and what range was it, does Ezra and Nehemiah cover?
100 years, from 538- around 430 BC
What most likely is the role that Nehemiah played in the Persian Empire?
Personal adviser/wine checker
What was the first major task Nehemiah undertook when he went to Jerusalem?
Cleaning up city ruins
Who was not a problem for Nehemiah in rebuilding work?
For whom had Nehemiah worked in Persia?
How long did it take Nehemiah to complete his construction project of building walls?
How did the opposition to Nehemiah's work try to stop the building of the wall?
Criticizing the plans
What was not one of Nehemiah's major emphasis for reform?
Who likely assisted Ezra and Nehemiah in their revivals in the last chapter of the book of Nehemiah?
Joel & Malachi
Which was not a result of the exile?
The 10 northern tribes of Israel were lost
What is a major purpose detailed in the book of Ezra?
The restoration of Israel's temple
What is the major purpose detailed in the book of Jeremiah?
The reconstruction of the nations capital (Jerusalem)
What does the rebuilding of the Temple in 536-535 BC confirm?
Isaiah's prophecy of 70 years in exile beginning in 605BC
Haggai's main message was a
Call to action to rebuild the temple
What was Haggai most upset with the Jews for?
Their indifference and failing to heed God's chastisement
What was the result of Haggai's message?
The people listened and obeyed and God's presence returned
While Zachariah prophesied at the same time as Haggai, how was his basic message different
He focused more an inward spiritual change and the future of Israel
What is a Messianic teaching not found in Zechariah?
The Messiah would be born in Bethlehem
How many night visions did Zechariah have?
Who was the grandfather of Zachariah?
The prophet Iddo
Zechariah has a lot of apocalyptic material. What is one way that is especially emphasized?
The return of Christ on Mount Olives reign and rule is prophesied
In Zechariah's vision of four horns and four craftsmen, the craftsmen represented
God's forces against the nations
In Zechariah 6:9-15 the Lord through Joshua prophesies that the temple would be built by
What was the least legitimate purpose for fasting in Zechariah 7-8?
to voice their self-pity
Which enemy of Israel was not included in Zechariah 9 when the prophet told the people that the Lord would remove their enemies?
Zechariah characterized the bad leaders of God's people as worthless
What is not true of Zechariah?
It explains the visions of the four part statue
When does the story of Esther take place?
Between Zerubbabel's rebuilding of the and Ezra's return
The book of Esther is written as a
Which book is not found in the Dead Sea Scrolls?
Which Jewish holiday is explained in the book of Esther?
Feats of Purim
What type of format is found in the Book of Esther?
Who are the main characters in the book of Esther?
Esther and Mordecai
Who was the target of an assassination plot in the book of Esther?
What was the key point in the decree?
All the Jews were to be killed
The capital of the Persian Empire was
Who said, "If I perish, I perish"?
Who was the major target of Haman's wrath?
what ultimately happened to Haman's estate?
It was possessed by Mordecai
What happened on the 13th day of Adar?
Jews were successful in their defense
The word pur refers to
Why is the Book of Esther especially relevant for us today?
It shows God is at work to save us.
What interesting fact did Dr. Roth share about the book of Esther?
The name of God is found four times in acrostic form.
Scholars debate when Joel was written (900 or 400 BC). What position did Dr. Roth take and why?
400 BC because it fits the history of the day, and because Peter (NT) applies it to end time prophecy
What is one major theme in the book of Joel?
The future day of the Lord and judgement accompanied by cosmic signs
Who likely assisted Ezra and Nehemiah in their revivals in the last chapters of the book of Nehemiah??
Joel & Malachi
What kind of a plague did Joel describe as "the day of the Lord"?
The name "Joel" means the
Lord is God
Joel compared the severe plague to a
Which is NOT a reason the textbook authors and Dr. Roth gave for a later date for Joel?
The tribulation and millennium are clearly detailed
Which quality of God did Malachi NOT discuss?
God is the first part of the Trinity, Father, Son, Holy Spirit
In which chapter did Malachi focus on God's concern about intermarriage and divorce?
Malachi's name means my
Malachi condemned the priests because they
accepted sick animals for sacrifice
In Malachi, what was the main reason that Israel and Judah began to practice idolatry?
Why did Malachi accuse the people of stealing from God?
They were not paying the tithe.
44. Per Dr. Roth's understanding of Malachi 3:11, what does God promise when you tithe?
God will bless your work life
Malachi closed his book with a command and a
What future major New Testament character does Malachi predict?
"Elijah," which Jesus states is a reference to John the Baptist
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