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Mahaffey Old Testament Exam 2
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The story of Joshua is the story of the what? - NOAB
Who replaced Moses as leader of Israel and led Israel into Canaan?
What does the term cherem refer to?
Annihilation of Canaanites and their citizens
What was the location of Israel's base camp during their invasion of Canaan?
What was the first city attacked and conquered in Canaan by the Israelites?
According to the book of Joshua, what was the only site where the Israelites were defeated in battle?
What was the site of a covenant renewal ceremony led by Joshua?
The tales the book contains are traditions preserved by various __________ about the exploits of their heroes, the ___________, of whom the title of the book speaks. - NOAB
What is the moral lesson of the book? - NOAB
Loyalty to God is first requisite for success and disloyalty a guarantee of disaster
What was the primary contribution of a biblical judge?
Deliverance from oppression
What is the four phase cycle of the judge stories/narratives [Judges 2:11-19]?
Rebellion, oppression, repentance, deliverance
How many judges are mentioned in the book?
What is the difference between the "major" and "minor" judges?
While major judges have more information about them listed, we do not have much information on minor judges.
Which judge delivered Israel from the hand of Cushan-rishathaim, king of Aram-naharaim?
Which judge freed his tribe from king Eglon and Moabite oppression?
Which judge joined the general Barak and defeated Jabin king of Canaan and was Israel's only female judge?
Which judge defeated the Midianites with an army of only 300 men?
Which judge led the people of Gilead to victory over the Ammonites? He made a foolish vow and lost his daughter.
Who was the judge of amazing strength who harassed the Philistines at a time when they dominated Israel? He was captured and blinded due to the wiles of Delilah his Philistine lover.
Who are the three principal characters in the books of Samuel? - NOAB
Samuel, Saul, David
Who was the high priest who trained Samuel for the priesthood?
Who served Israel as priest, prophet, and judge? He also anointed Saul and David as kings.
Who was the first king Israel?
Who was the man who first served as a commander in Saul's army, but succeeded him as king of Israel?
What was Saul's hometown, as well as the presumed capital of his kingdom?
What was David's hometown, as well as the site of his anointing as king by Samuel?
What was the site of Saul's last battle with the Philistines, and of his death?
Who prophesied to David about the establishment of his family dynasty, and David's adultery with Bathsheba?
Who was the chief commander of David's army?
Who was the wife of one of David's soldiers with whom the king had an adulterous affair?
Who was Bathsheba's husband whose death David orchestrated?
Who was the son of David who rebelled against David?
What was the "house" God promised to build for David?
The Covenant was extended from Abraham to David that through David's offspring his throne would be established forever
What was the site of David's capital city in Judah during his reign of 7 years?
What was the site of David's capital city from which he ruled over all Israel for 33 years?
These books are the continuation of what book or books? - NOAB
The writer of the book judged every king on what basis? - NOAB
Who was the son of David who succeeded him as king?
Who was the son of Solomon who became the first king of the southern kingdom of Judah?
Who was the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel?
This king of Israel was the father of Ahab and built the capital city of Samaria.
This king and queen of Israel promoted the worship of Baal in the northern kingdom.
Ahab and Jezebel
Who was the prophet who opposed Ahab and Jezebel?
Who as the king of Judah who forged a marriage alliance with king Ahab of Israel?
The fall of both Israel & Judah is interpreted in terms of the ____________ of the Lord. - NOAB
Who was the king of Israel who eliminated the house of Ahab by means of a bloody revolution?
Who was the daughter of Ahab who seized control of Judah by murdering her grandchildren?
Who was the last king of the northern kingdom of Israel?
What nation conquered the northern kingdom of Israel?
Who was the Assyrian king credited with the conquest of the northern kingdom of Israel?
What was the date of the conquest of the northern kingdom of Israel by Assyria?
Who was the 8th century reformer king of Judah? He was the first of the only two "good" kings in Judah.
Who was the 7th century reformer king of Judah & the last strong king of Judah? He was the second of the only two "good" kings of Judah.
Who was the last king of Judah?
What nation conquered the southern kingdom of Judah?
Who was Babylonian king who conquered the southern kingdom of Judah?
What was the date of the conquest of the southern kingdom of Judah?
These books idealize what king? - NOAB
What are the primary sources of the books? - NOAB
Samuel and Kings
In 2 Chronicles 10-36 the Chronicler writes as little as possible about the __________ kingdom. Why?
Northern; It did not represent the true Israel and so was not important
How did the author interpret the past? - NOAB
As a warning for his time and the future
What are the subjects of 1 Chronicles 1-9?
What is the subject of 1 Chronicles 10-29?
What is the subject of 2 Chronicles 1-9?
What is the subject of 2 Chronicles 10-36?
the Divided Monarchy
What 3 perspectives in the books of Chronicles distinguish it from the historical presentation in Genesis through 2 Kings?
Historical, political, theological
Ezra-Nehemiah was written as a supplement to ______________. - NOAB
What was the date of the first return of Jews from exile in Babylon? - NOAB
Which Persian ruler first allowed the Jewish exiles to return to Judah and Jerusalem? - NOAB
What is the traditional date of Ezra's return to Jerusalem?
What was Ezra's chief concern/task when he returned to Jerusalem? [Ezra 7:14, 25]
Made laws of YHWH Law
What were Ezra's qualifications for the fulfillment of his chief concern/task? [Ezra 7:11]
Priest and scribe
When did Nehemiah first return to Judah? - NOAB
What position did Nehemiah hold in the kingdom of Persia? [Nehemiah 1.11]
Cupbearer of the king
What position did Nehemiah hold in the government of Judah on two occasions?
What was Nehemiah's chief aim, goal, purpose, or task?
To rebuild the Jerusalem's walls
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