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 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.
(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
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
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
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
(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)