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page 77 Vocab 3.4 Judaism

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palestine
a region at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea
Canaan
Was the ancient home of the Hebrews. God had promised this land to the Hebrew people.
Torah
First five books of the Hebrew Bible.
Abraham
Chosen by God. Was a shepherd in Ur. Roamed from Mesopotamia to Canaan to Egypt and finally back to Canaan
Monotheism
Belief in one god.
Covenant
The mutual promise between God and the found of the Hebrew people.
Moses
The Torah says that this was the man who led the Hebrews out of slavery. Exodus.
Israel
The new kingdom of the three able kings; Saul, David and Solomon
Judah
By 922 B.C. the kingdom had divided in two. Israel was the North and this was in the south
Tribute
Peace money paid by a weaker power to a stronger-to Assyria