Unit 6 Old Testament
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Arguably the most wicked kings of Judah
Slaughtered all her grandchildren.
He had been an overseer for the King Solomon's building projects.
Where Jeroboam went when Solomon wanted to kill him.
King Solomon's son
Raised taxes and failed to listen to their complaints.
What did Rehoboam do that caused the people to rebel against him?
When Israel split into two kingdoms, who did God give the 10 northern tribes to?
The kingdom of Judah
After Israel split, what were the two southern tribes now called?
Judah and Benjamin
Two tribes were given to Solomon's son.
The kingdom of Israel
After Israel split, what were the 10 northern tribes now called?
He erected idols of golden calves at the north and south of his kingdom.
What did Jeroboam do so that the people in his kingdom would not go to Jerusalem in the south to worship God?
Bethel & Dan
What cities did Jeroboam erect idols and said that the people would not go to Jerusalem to worship God?
All of them
How many of the 19 kings that ruled over the northern kingdom did evil in the eyes of the Lord?
King Ahab's wicked wife.
The reason for the drought that Elijah told King Ahab would happen.
Three and a half years
How long did the drought last that Elisha told King Ahab would happen?
Her last bit of flour and oil.
What did the widow at Zarephath give Elijah?
Where did Elijah challenge the 450 prophets of Baal to see who was the real God?
A double portion of the spirit
What did Elisha ask for?
Commander of the Syrian army who had leprosy.
Wash seven times in the Jordan River.
What did Elisha tell Naaman to do in order to be healed of his leprosy?
Nineveh, the capital of Assyria
Where did God call Jonah to prophesy to?
He was a patriot of Israel and didn't want them to repent
Why did Jonah not want to preach to Nineveh?
Due to his own sin and rebellion against God, versus due to our sin and rebellion against God.
Compare the difference between why Jonah ended up in the belly of the fish for three days and three nights to why Jesus ended up in the belly of the earth for three days and three nights.
Hebrew word for 'fish' in the story of Jonah.
Giant fish, whale, or sea creature.
What does 'Dag' mean?
After Nineveh repented, Jonah pouted, and got upset about a worm eating a plant that was giving him shade.
What evidence is there that Jonah was still selfish and not on board with God's will after the fish incident?
Due to the lengths of their books being shorter.
Why are the minor prophets called 'minor'?
A prophet to the northern kingdom of Israel who used his marriage to an unfaithful prostitute as an example of Israel's unfaithfulness to God.
Prophet to both the northern and southern kingdoms of Israel and Judah who prophesied about the injustice to the poor and crooked judges, priests, and false prophets.
Shepherd from the southern kingdom who prophesied boldly to the northern kingdom regarding their oppression of the poor and their corrupt judges. He told how the king would die and the people would be carried off into exile due to it.
Full of great prosperity and peace.
What was Israel like at the time Amos prophesied to them of their sin and coming destruction?
How many chapters are there in the book of Isaiah?
Is Isaiah a 'Major Prophet' or a 'Minor Prophet'?
Assyria would conquer the northern kingdom of Israel.
What was Isaiah's main prophecy regarding the northern Kingdom of Israel?
Babylon would conquer the southern Kingdom of Judah.
What was Isaiah prophecy regarding the southern Kingdom of Judah?
King Cyrus of Persia
Who did Isaiah prophesy would eventually take over rule, in place of the Babylonian empire, and let the Israelites return to their land after being in captivity for 70 years?
How many years prior to Cyrus' birth did the prophet Isaiah write the prophecy about Cyrus releasing the Jews?
Prophecies about the Messiah
What are "Messianic Prophecies"?
A suffering servant of God, who would bear Israel's sins.
What was one description of the Messiah, that Isaiah predicted in his writings, that was fulfilled at Jesus' first coming?
A King who would one day rule Israel in all nations with peace and justice.
What was one description of the Messiah, that Isaiah predicted in his writings, which will be fulfilled at Jesus' second coming?
What chapter in Isaiah is known as the "messianic chapter"?
It showed that the predictions that Isaiah wrote 700 years before Jesus was born, were in writing at least 100 years before Jesus' birth, untainted and unchanged.
How did the complete scroll of Isaiah being found in a cave in Qumran in 1947, as part of the Dead Sea Scrolls, debunk theories that the messianic chapter of Isaiah was written later by Christians?
Prediction and fulfillment.
Prophecy according to the western mind .
Prophecy as pattern.
Prophesy according to the Rabbinical Jewish mind.
Used as God's instrument of judgment against the northern Kingdom of Israel.
The year the Assyrians conquered the northern Kingdom of Israel.
The number of good Kings in the Northern Kingdom of Israel.
How many years did God mercifully give the northern Kingdom of Israel to repent of their idolatry and sin, before allowing Assyria to conquer them?
The mixed-race people that were left in the land of the northern Kingdom of Israel after the Assyrians conquered it. They were the result of this Assyrians and other foreigners marrying the remaining Jews in the land.
They were 4 of the good Kings of Judah.
What was special about King Asa, King Jehosapaht, King Hezekiah, and King Josiah?
He only desired after medical assistance, instead of asking for God's help for his foot disease.
Singers and worshippers
Sent out first by Jehosaphat into battle when the forces of Moab and Ammon came against them.
One of the good kings of Judah who tried to banish idolatry, but made an alliance with King Ahab in the North.
The only queen of Judah. She was the daughter of King Ahab and Jezebel, in the North. She married Jehoram in the South.
Married Athaliah, the daughter of King Ahab and Jezebel. He also killed his 6 younger brothers.
Who was hidden by his uncle, the high priest, and his aunt, in the temple, when Queen Athalial tried to kill all of her grandchildren?
He started out good under his uncle's guidance, but after his uncle died he started worshipping idols.
Was Joash a good King or bad King? explain.
Those living in the northern Kingdom of Israel.
Who did King Hezekiah invite to join the Passover feast in Judah?
How many Assyrian soldiers did one angel kill, in one night, when Sennacherib, the king of Assyria, invaded and wanted to besiege Judah under Hezekiah's reign?
Arguably, one of the most wicked kings of Judah.
He rebuilt the high places and groves for idols that his father had taken down. He dabbled in witchcraft and wizardry. He sacrificed his own children in fire. He worshipped the stars. He set a carved image in the temple of God!
What did Manasseh do that was so evil?
Babylon envoys visited to celebrate his healing and he showed off all his wealth, which enticed them to want to conquered Judah.
God allowed Hezekiah to live 15 more years after his illness. During this time, his son, Manasseh, was born. What other thing happened during that time that negatively affected Judah?
How old was Josiah when he became king of Judah?
He was captured by the Assyrians and taken to Babylon. They put a hook in his nose and chains on his legs. His judgment caused him to cry out to the Lord to repent. After he escaped, he tried to destroy the altar and undo much of his evil, but the people of Judah continued in the evil of the trends he had set.
What happened to Manasseh as a result of his sin? what was the outcome?
Copy of the law of Moses
What was discovered in the Temple when Josiah had it cleaned and refurbished?
He replaced the areas of Idol worship with bones of the deceased, turning them into cemeteries. He knew the Jews respected places of burial too much to return to building idols in the spots.
What did Josiah do after destroying idols in order to keep the people from coming back and rebuilding them?
He read it publicly to the people and led them into a covenant with God to obey His Law.
What did King Josiah do with the book of the Law when he found it in the Temple when it was being cleaned?
Locusts devastated the land.
What horrendous event took place prior to Joel's call for repentance?
1- Egypt 2- Assyria 3- Babylon 4- Persia 5-Greece 6- Rome
What is the order of the 6 World leaders, that we learned in class, that affected biblical history?
Who was the prophet that wanted to know why God would allow a nation more evil than Judah to be the instrument of God's judgment on Judah?
"...the just shall live by faith."
When Habakkuk asked God why He would allow Babylon to capture them, when Babylon was more evil than Judah, God answered with Habakkuk 2:4. What does it say?
Which prophet's message was that "the day of the Lord" was coming, and would be terrible for those who were rebelling...but that a time would also come when God would restore them?