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Deuteronomic History/ United Monarcy


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.


a decree that prohibits something


before 1000 BCE~ before the Monarchy


having special qualities or powers that are used for healing or prophecy




the state of being allied


the fifth book of the Old Testament


the wise in Biblical terms


story told to explain phenonom


to exit by force


After 1000 BCE~ after the monarcy


leaders of loose confederation tribes

Lex Talionis

eye for an eye


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.


what used to be Canaan, called after the split (split 922)


The Christian virtue of social charity and friendship


study of religion and religious ideas


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


Beautiful woman who David committed adultery with. He sent her husband to die on the front lines so he would die.


In the first book of Samuel is found the story of Goliath and this person; King of Israel made Jerusalem the capital city


1100 B. C. judge and prophet of the old testament; started a war against the Canaanites
(1st women judge)


(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)


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)


Israel's sixth military leader; defeated a vastly superior enemy army with just 300 chosen men


(Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot


prayed to God for a child (because before she was baron) ~ mother of Samual


King David's father


born of a prostitute evicted from his home before becoming a judge


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


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


the prophet who corrected King David after his afair with Bathsheba


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


A Canaanite woman of Jericho who helped the Israelite spies escape


(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


the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)


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

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