Old Testament Ch. 13

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Which prophet told Jeroboam he would be the king over ten tribes?
Ahijah
What was the indirect cause of the Divided Kingdom?
keen rivalry between the strong tribe of Judah in the south and some of the tribes farther north
Indirect cause of division: After the death of Saul-
Judah was quick to accept David as king while the northern tribes set up a rival kingdom under Ishbosheth
Indirect cause of division: During the reign of David-
Sheba was able to launch a rebellion of the northern peoples against David. So the idea of a division was not a new one
What was the direct cause of the Divided Kingdom?
Solomon's son Rehoboam refused to provide relief from the heavy taxation of Solomon's time
What were the advantages of the Kingdom of Israel?
* Three or four times as large
* Superior economically
* Better agriculture
What were the advantages of the Kingdom of Judah?
* Jerusalem was a part
* Oneness of government - strong unity
What were the capitals of the Kingdom of Israel?
Shechem, Tirzah, Samaria
What was the capital of the Kingdom of Judah?
Jerusalem
Which kings of Judah sought to follow God?
Asa, Jehoshaphat, Joash, Amaziah, Uzziah, Jotham, Hezekiah, Josiah
Which kings of Judah did not follow God?
Rehoboam, Ahaz, Manasseh, Amon, Jehoahaz
What mistake did Jeroboam make when setting up new worship traditions for the people of Israel?
Instead of Jehovah, he instituted idol worship
Who murdered Nadab, king of Israel, and then succeeded him as king?
Baasha of Issachar
Which king of Israel was assassinated at a party by a captain of his army?
Elah was killed by Zimri
Which king of Israel moved the capital of Israel to Samaria?
Omri purchased land
Who was stoned to death because he refused to sell his property to Ahab?
Jezebel took charge and "fixed" a false charge of blasphemy against Naboth and then he was killed
Which king of Judah entered into an alliance with Ahab?
King Jehoshaphat
Which lady, who was married to a king of Israel, was also the daughter of Ethbaal, king of Sidon?
Jezebel
Which prophet announced a severe drought because of the sins of Ahab and Jezebel?
Elijah
Which prophet restored life to the widow of Zarephath's son?
Elijah
At what location did Elijah defeat the prophets of Baal?
the brook Kishon at the base of Mount Carmel
Where was Elijah when he heard the voice of God?
in a cave at Mt. Horeb (Mt. Sinai)
What is a mantle?
an outer garment, often sleeveless, worn by both men and women in biblical times
What was the final request Elisha made of Elijah?
a double portion of Elijah's spirit/a greater prophetic spirit than most of the prophets at that time.
Miracles performed through Elisha: The Jordan
divided
Miracles performed through Elisha: waters
sweetened
Miracles performed through Elisha: widow's
oil multiplied
Miracles performed through Elisha: Shunammites'
son restored to life
Miracles performed through Elisha: poison
stew rendered harmless
Miracles performed through Elisha: Feeding
of one hundred men
Miracles performed through Elisha: Naaman
healed of leprosy
Miracles performed through Elisha: Floating
axhead
Miracles performed through Elisha: Blinded
eyes
Which prophet predicted the death of Ahab?
Micah
Which book of minor prophecy is an oracle against the Edomites?
Obadiah
Which is the shortest book in the Old Testament?
Obadiah
Which king of Israel was responsible for the death of Jezebel?
Jehu, king of Israel
Which king of Israel entered Jerusalem and plundered the temple?
Jehoash, which is Joash
Which prophet was not pleased when God commanded him to preach repentance to the people of Nineveh?
Jonah
Which prophet was a herdsman and a layperson?
Amos