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Theology unit 2 vocab
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hebrew for "father of a multitude," a descendant of Shem and the founder of the Hebrew nation.
Ark of the Covenant
an ornate box that held the tablets of the Law (10 Commandments), the rod of Aaron, and some manna; it was a visible sign of God's invisible presence on earth
Adam and Eve's first son and the murderer of his brother Abel, his descendants carried a line of evil in contrast to the descendants of Seth
the jews; the people chosen by God to be his people and inherit the promises of Avraham
a solemn agreement between people or between God and man involving mutual commitments and guarantees
the second King of Israel, a "man after God''s own heart;" God made a new covenant with all the nations through him
from the Greek for "ten words;" the Ten commandments five by For though Moses
Greek for ''going out;'' the liberation of the Hebrew people from slavery in Egypt into the Promised Land by the saving acts of God.
the worship or adoration due to God alone paid to images "made with hand" or any created object; forbidden by the first commandment
Son of Abraham and Sarah; born when they were very old.
-first born of Sarah
the great prophet who guided the reforms of Hezekiah; his prophecies often refer to the coming of the Messiah
the younger of Isaac and Rebekah's twin sons, he tricked his brother into giving him the firstborn's blessing, thus becoming his heir; though him, God renewed the covenant with Abraham's descendants
Jacob's favorite among his twelve sons.
hebrew for "anointed"
as an infinitude, he was adopted by Pharaoh's daughter and raised in Pharaoh's court. He fled Egypt after killing an Egyptian task master, only to return as God's chosen agent to liberated the Hebrews from slavery and give the Chosen People God's law
the mountain where Abraham prepared to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice and on which the city of Jerusalem was later built
the righteous man who, with his family and the animals, survived the Flood in the Ark
Pesach or Pascha, a Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of their firstborn males from the Angel of Death by the blood of the lam sprinkled on the doorposts, which allowed them to leave bondage in Egypt for the Promise Land
the land promised by God to Abraham and his descendants, the Israelites
from the Greek port, meaning "first" and evangelion, meaning "good news"
the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac
Type or prototype
an event or person in Scripture that points toward a later event or person; the type has virtues or other qualities similar to its fulfillment, the anti-type
Adam and Eve's third son and eventual heir; his line carried on the true worship of God in contrast to the evil line of Cain
the tetragrammaton, or four letters, or the divine name in Hebrew; the personal name of the God of Israel revealed to Moses on Mt. Sinai, meaning "I AM WHO I AM." This is rendered Lord in the most English translation of the Bible
Tower of Babel
a tall building proposed by the hamites in order to make a name for themselves. God responded by confusing their languages so the project could never be completed
the commission of the original sin by adam and eve which resulted in their loss of original holiness and justice as well as concupiscence suffering death and loss of friendship with God
the great deluge that destroyed the world by water from which only noah his family and animals representative of each species escaped. was a foreshadowing of the sacrament of baptism
temporary leaders appointed by God before the time of the monarchy to lead the people of Israel when enemies oppressed them also the name of an old testament book relating the history of Isreal during this period
a name applied to jesus christ because by his complete obedience and act of redemption he made reparation for the disobedience of the first adam
the new "dispensation" or order established by God in Jesus Christ to succeed and perfect the Old Covenant
Name applied to the Virgin Mary whose complete cooperation in God's plan of redemption reversed the effects of the disobedience and sin of the first women eve
the mosaic law encapsulated as then ten commandments and its stipulation from god to the Israelites
Christs passion death resurrection and ascension
the leader of the Egyptians often worshiped as a god by the people
from greek "prophetein" meaning to speak for or to speak forth. the conveyance by the almighty god to a spokesman of a message to be transmitted to individuals or groups
meaning one who speaks for.
the fundamental laws given by god to moses at sinai that govern divine and human relationships
image in the prophecies of isaiah depicting one who is sent by god to suffer and die for the sins of humanity
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