Bible Meyers test 2

According to the Bible Project, what is Song of Songs' relationship to Solomon?
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According to Sandra Richter, who had more authority than any other member of Israel's theocracy?the prophetsT or F: According to Sandra Richter, the minor prophets were less important to the Hebrew people than the major prophets.FalseAccording to the Bible Project, what accusation does Amos make against Israel?the wealthy make unwise investmentsAccording to the Bible Project, to what does Amos 3:2 ("I chose you Israel from among the nations...") refer?God's promise to Abraham in Genesis 12According to the Bible Project, why does Amos declare that God hates the worship of the Israelites?True worship leads to justice and righteousnessWhich of the following is not a symbolic image of the Day of the Lord in Amos?a set of scalesT or F: According to Fee & Stuart, Amos prophesied during a period in which Israel experienced great growth and affluence.TrueT or F: According to Fee & Stuart, Amos taught that prosperity is a sign of God's blessing.FalseAccording to Fee & Stuart, which of the following is NOT a source of false security against which Amos preached?political alliances"It was I who ________ and led you forty years in the wilderness, to possess the land of the Amorite." (Amos)brought you up out of the land of Egypt"Let ________ roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream." Amosjustice"In that day I will raise up the booth of ________ that is fallen and repair its breaches, and raise up its ruins and rebuild it as in the days of old" (Amos).DavidAccording to the Bible Project, what hope does Hosea offer Israel?God will restore Israel through a messianic kingAccording to the Bible Project, which is NOT a cause of Israel's unfaithfulness in the book of Hosea?drunken debaucheryAccording to the Bible Project, which is not a component of Hosea's history lesson for Israel?David's sin with BathshebaAccording to the Bible Project, what is the message of Hosea's history lesson for Israel?some things in this family will never changeT or F: According to Fee & Stuart, Hosea likely wrote during a time when Assyria demanded that Israel pay tribute.TrueWhich of the following is NOT a metaphor that Hosea uses to describe the LORD?heated oven"And I will _________ forever. I will __________ in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love and in mercy. I will __________ in faithfulness. And you shall know the Lord." (Hosea)betroth you to me"I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, ________ rather than burnt offerings." (Hosea)the knowledge of GodAccording to the Bible Project, what is the focus of Isaiah's prophecy?both judgement and hope for JerusalemAccording to the Bible Project, which is NOT an accusation made by Isaiah against Jerusalem's leaders?misuse of temple fundsAccording to the Bible Project, what instrument does God use to purify both Isaiah and Israel?fireAccording to the Bible Project, what mistake precipitates Hezekiah's fall?Hezekiah attempts to make an alliance with BabylonAccording to Fee & Stuart, what serves as a frame for Isaiah's proclamation of judgment?Isaiah's confrontations with Ahaz and HezekiahAccording to Fee & Stuart, the majority of the political intrigue in Samaria and Jerusalem revolved around what factor?paying tribute to AssyriaAccording to Fee & Stuart, which of the following is NOT a theological passion of Isaiah?the Holy Altar of the Temple"For the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and will again choose Israel, and will ________, and sojourners will join them and will attach themselves to the house of Jacob." (Isaiah)set them in their own land"And he said, "Hear then, O house of David! Is it too little for you to weary men, that you weary my God also? Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name ________." (Isaiah)Immanuel"For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, 'In returning and rest you shall be saved; in ________ shall be your strength.'" (Isaiah)quietness and trustAccording to the Bible Project, what is the setting for Isaiah 40-66?The period of the return to Jerusalem after Persia conquered BabylonAccording to the Bible Project, which of the following is NOT the correct verdict of God's "trial" in Isaiah 41-47?the exile proves God's neglect of IsraelAccording to the Bible Project, which of the following is NOT included in the role of God's servant in Isaiah 49-55?the servant will judge the wickedAccording to the Bible Project, what is the new Jerusalem in Isaiah 56-66?a new creation where all nations will join God's covenant family"Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he will bring forth ________." (Isaiah)justice to the nations"Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tried you in the furnace of affliction. ________, I do it, for how should my name be profaned?" (Isaiah)for my own sake"But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us ________, and with his wounds we are healed." (Isaiah)peace"The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to ________; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to ________, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor, and ________; ________." (Isaiah) Which of the following is NOT the correct answer for one of the blanks in this verse from Isaiah?to Prove that God created the earthAccording to the Bible Project, the poetic description of God's appearance in Micah 1 recalls what experience from Israel's history?the appearance of God at Mt. SinaiAccording to the Bible Project, what practice of the wealthy Israelites does Micah condemn because it was forbidden in the Torah?the sale of land belonging to poor familiesMicah says the messianic king will be born where?BethlehemAccording to the Bible Project, what must God do before Israel can be a blessing to the nations?God must confront and judge evil among his peopleT or F: According to Fee and Stuart, Micah is a collection of oracles that were written over a period of at least twenty years.TrueAccording to Fee and Stuart, the heart of Micah's theology mirrors that of what key passage from the Torah?Deuteronomy 28-30According to Fee and Stuart, Micah's prophecy likely influenced the reforms of which king of Judah (based on Jeremiah 26)?Hezekiah"But as for me, I am filled with power, with ________, and with justice and might, to declare to Jacob his transgression and to Israel his sin." (Micah)the Spirit of the Lord"And ________ shall be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, like a lion among the beasts of the forest, like a young lion among the flocks of sheep" (Micah)the remnant of Jacob"He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but________, and________, and ________with your God?"to give generouslyWhich of the following is NOT a cause of "evil" found in the Bible?karmaWhat is a merismus?the use of extremes to express the wholeWhich of the following was NOT the cause for a Psalm of lament?asking God for a military victoryT or F: According to Professor Meyer, the primary purpose of Wisdom Literature is to teach moral values, not moral laws.TrueWhich of the following was NOT said by Qoheleth?Of many books there is no end, and must study is a weariness of the fleshWhy might Psalms have been organized into five books?to mirror the 5 books of the torah"nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers;" is an example ofsynnanonamys parralesismAll four of Job's friends, Eliphaz, Bildad, Zophar, and Elihu, insist that Job must have sinned.TrueWhich book of the Hebrew Bible does NOT portray God as having a heavenly council?JudgesWhich ancient society also reflected on the meaning of life, as evidenced by secular songs found in graves?EgyptWhich Ancient Near Eastern culture had a wisdom text similar to Proverbs?EgyptWhich modern expression best summarizes the teaching of Qoheleth?YOLOWhich of the following is not one of the "stages of folly" that lead to becoming a fool?clumsy blunders and misstepsT or F: The New Testament cites Psalms more than any other book in the Old Testament.TrueWhich of the following is NOT a metaphor common in Psalms?a fiery furnace is eternal punishmentT or F: According to John Mark Hicks, we cannot offer a "solution" to the problem of evil that definitively dismisses the problem.TrueWhat is the "fear of the LORD?"It is not natural fear placed in Humans. To fear the Lord means to respect and to obey the Lord out of our love and devotion to Him.T or F: The collected Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament give the formula to follow to guarantee that one has a good life.FalseWhich of these answers best describes the principle of retribution?Bad things happen to bad peopleWhich of the following is a central theme, repeated 20 times in the book of Proverbs?fear of the LORDWhich of the books of Psalms looks forward to the renewal of Davidic kingship?Book 5, Psalms 107-150Which of the books of Psalms focuses on the question, "How long will the LORD reject us?"Book 3, Psalms 73-89Which of the books of Psalms emphasizes the LORD's kingship over Israel and all the nations?Book 4, Psalms 90-106WașfArabic poetry characterized as descriptive verse (four different kinds). Erotic poems describe the physical features of one's lover from head to toe or vice versa in extravagant, metaphorical language.Persia conquers all539 BCETiglath-Pileser III invades Israel738 BCEShalmaneser V conquers Samaria722 BCENebuchadnezzar's 1st siege of Jerusalem597 BCE2nd siege and fall of Judah586 BCE"The Day of The Lord"The undoing of: Creation Covenant National Identity PromiseEschatology:The study of Divine intention & promise-keeping, extending to individuals, history, & all creation. The ultimate hopes of God's people.Prophetic Eschatological Vision / Prophetic Vision of HopeRestoration of King - Davidite Land - esp. Jerusalem Temple - God's presence Covenant - A new covenant Unity - all 12 tribes Shalom - renewed peace Purpose - hope for the nationsRentier capitalism:the rich get richer & the poor get poorer.Idolatry & Syncretism = problem in Hoseafailure to trust in the LORDHosea and Gomer's 3 kids names and meanings1. Jezreel: site where Jehu defeated Ahab & most Israel's fertile land - bloodshed (1:7) & poor harvest (2:9) are coming. 2. Lo-ruhamah ("not pitied"): God will not show mercy as Israel has not been merciful - condemnation of social injustice (4:2; 7:1-3; 10:13; 12:7-8) 3. Lo-ammi ("not my people"): God revokes Israel's identity - because of Israel's own rejection of God (compare 2:13; 5:6)the sirocco:a dry "east wind"