Old Testament Unit 3
Terms in this set (33)
The word "Satan" means what?
advisary, "one who stands against"
Which book was an anthology or collections of practical wisdom?
Book of Proverbs
The word Qoheleth means what?
Job is meant to be read how?
as folklore or as a poetic story
The Catholic Bible contains how many books of Wisdom?
Nine books (including Tobit and Baruch)
Who is credited with most of the Wisdom books?
According to sages, how did one achieve happiness?
keen moral insight
The book that contains the Psalms is called the what?
The word for Psalms in Hebrew is tehillim meaning what?
The structure of the Psalms usually contain what five things?
1. address to God
3. confession of trust
4. exclamation of certainty
5. vow of praise
Which book is also known as Ecclesiasticus?
The Book of Sirach
The dilemma of why the good suffer and wicked prosper in this life is known as what?
the Problem of Evil
Probably the most recent Old Testament book written is what?
Wisdom of Solomon
The Book that is a collection of love poems, perhaps wedding songs, is what?
Song of Songs
Wise teachers are known as what?
The goal of sages was to do what?
To inspire moral integrity and provide instruction on how to do so
The wisdom that was seen in craftsmanship or construction was called what?
technical skill wisdom
The Greek word for Wisdom and was seen as the Bride of Yahweh is what?
The ultimate message in the Book of Job is what?
God is in charge, loving and caring for us through it all (God has a plan for all of us even if it may seem bad)
Most Psalms are attributed to whom?
Which book is also known as Qoheleth?
The Book of Ecclesiastes
What is a walled garden a symbol of?
How many Psalms are there in the Bible?
The Book that talks about why do bad things happen to good people is what?
The Book of Job
What is the longest wisdom book?
Book of Sirach w/ 51 chapters
Wisdom is seen as the goal of what?
all human activity
The type of hymn that focuses on expressions of gratitude to God for answering some specific prayer or for rescuing the person or community from human situation is called what?
Sages were sought after for what reason?
they spoke w/ authority derived from YHWH
Ecclesiastes says that the value of wisdom is what?
According to wisdom, time is what?
The Psalms were written to be what?
prayers chanted from memory, not read
Does the Church use Sacred Scripture for prayer or life in the Church?
The purpose to learning proverbs is what?
the mastery of life