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Learning Objectives: 4

Deuteronomic History/ United Monarcy
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anoint
to apply oil to as a sacred rite especially for the consecration
ark of the covenant
Chest carried from place to place by the Israelites. Provides presence of God. May have had testimonials written by Moses.
ban
a decree that prohibits something
Canaan
before 1000 BCE~ before the Monarchy
charismatic
having special qualities or powers that are used for healing or prophecy
clean/unclean
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confederation
the state of being allied
Deuteronomy
the fifth book of the Old Testament
elder
the wise in Biblical terms
etiology
story told to explain phenonom
exile
to exit by force
Israel
After 1000 BCE~ after the monarcy
judge
leaders of loose confederation tribes
Lex Talionis
eye for an eye
nazir
a son who is dedicated to God and must follow specific rules like these: no cutting hair, no touching dead bodies, no drinking alcohol, no eating grapes, etc.
Palestine
what used to be Canaan, called after the split (split 922)
solidarity
The Christian virtue of social charity and friendship
theology
study of religion and religious ideas
tribe
group of people related by blood or marriage
Babylonian Exile
(587-539) ~ period of history when the Babylonians forced most of the inhabitants of judah to migrate to Babylon; the Exile
Bathsheba
Beautiful woman who David committed adultery with. He sent her husband to die on the front lines so he would die.
David
In the first book of Samuel is found the story of Goliath and this person; King of Israel made Jerusalem the capital city
Deborah
1100 B. C. judge and prophet of the old testament; started a war against the Canaanites
(1st women judge)
Delilah
(Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength
Deuteronomic History
the six books of the Bible influenced in their language and theology by the book of Deuteronomy, including Joshua, Judges, 1 and 2 Samuel, and 1 and 2 Kings~ written during Babalyion Exile (587-539 BCE)
Ehud
a left-handed judge who freed Israel from Moabite oppression (the one that killed the fat king; his knife got stuck in his belly fat)
Gideon
Israel's sixth military leader; defeated a vastly superior enemy army with just 300 chosen men
Goliath
(Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot
Hannah
prayed to God for a child (because before she was baron) ~ mother of Samual
Jesse
King David's father
Jepthah
born of a prostitute evicted from his home before becoming a judge
Jericho
city the Israelites captured using only shouts and trumpet blasts (the breaking off 300 pots) ~ a village in Jordan near the north end of the Dead Sea
Joshua
a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses ~ Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land
Nathan
the prophet who corrected King David after his afair with Bathsheba
Philistines
A group that migrated in the twelfth century B.C. They became one of the principal rivals of the Israelites during and after the demise of the Canaanites ~ traders and ship builders
Rahab
A Canaanite woman of Jericho who helped the Israelite spies escape
Samson
(Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah
Saul
the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
Samuel
Last judge of Israel
First 12 books of the Bible
1) Joshua
2) Judges
3) Ruth
4) 1 Samuel
5) 2 Samuel
6) 1 Kings
7) 2 Kings
8) 1 Chronicles
9) 2 Chronicles
10) Ezra
11) Nehemiah
12) Ester