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Jeremiah

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In the bible prophets.....
receive the word from God, God commissions them to deliver the word, "Thus says the LORD"
Most prophets in the bible were given ________ tasks
impossible
Jeremiah was from a family of________
priests
Jeremiah's scribe who recorded Oracles
Baruch
587 BCE
the destruction of Temple of Yahweh by Babylonians
Jeremiah condemned the worship of ________
Baal
The other prophets in the book of Jeremiah are ______
false prophets that work against Jeremiah
Hananiah
The Judean prophet who challenged Jeremiah over the issue of whether Judah was going to face destruction
Jeremiah foretells of the death of ________
Hananiah
604BCE and 597BCE were when the Babylonians
deported Judaites (1st deportation and 2nd deportation)
Jeremiah is put in "the stocks" and is __________ publicly
humiliated
The ________ show Jeremiah's response to humiliation
Laments
Jeremiah was similiar to another prophet named: _______, who also worked to convert the Israelites to Yahweh
Moses
King Zedekiah, a weak king, consults Jeremiah but proceeds to rebel against the Babylonians _______ Jeremiahs word.
against
After the 3rd Deportation and destruction of the temple, Jeremiah...
remains in Judah, among the poorest people.
The poorest people after the deportation were left to attend to the _______ of the rich
estates
The Babylonians exiled the rich and powerful for two reasons:
1) to keep a tighter leash around the powerful to prevent uprisings
2) to allow the poor to take the rich estates and then tax the poor.
________ , a Babylonian supporter, was appointed Governor over Judah
Gedaliah
Ishmael hated _______ and had him assassinated
Gedaliah
The _______ were panicked after the death of Gedaliah, they thought the __________ would come back and cause more destruction.
Judiates, Babylonians
Jeremiah prays for _______ days and tells the Judaites that they need to stay in Judah
10
The Israelites still disobey ________ and flee to ______
Jeremiah, Egypt
_______ is the branch of theology committed to the Bible's portrayal of cosmic destiny
Eschatology
Chapters 31 of Jeremiah outline
God's new promise with Jeremiah/ Israel.
God's new promise to the people that he would instead write on their hearts instead of stone tablets
Jeremiah 31