Unit 7 - Old Testament
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Number of Babylon sieges on Judah.
the last siege
Jerusalem was completely destroyed during the siege.
The first siege
Daniel and his friends were taken away as hostages during the siege.
The second siege
Ezekiel was taking into captivity during the siege.
Person acting as king that really serves another king or country.
The prophet who warned Jehoiakim that God was using Babylon as an instrument of judgment on Judah.
King of Judah who burned the scroll from Jeremiah and tried to have Jeremiah killed.
King of Babylon who dreamt of a huge statue made of for different metals.
Statue made of four different metals
Represented the world dynasties.
Daniel chapter 4
Written by a Gentile king.
A lion, a man, and ox, and an eagle.
Four faces on the four living winged creature sin Ezekiel's vision.
Represents Matthew's explanation of Jesus as the leader of the tribe of Judah.
Represents Luke's explanation of Jesus as the Son of Man.
Represents Mark's description of Jesus as the Suffering Servant.
Represents John's description of Jesus as the Son of God.
Year Babylon destroyed Jerusalem and burn down the Temple.
Jeremiah's nickname because he cried and wept for the people who would not listen and knew that Jerusalem would be destroyed.
Book written by Jeremiah that lamented Judah's captivity by Babylon and destruction.
A passionate expression of grief or sorrow; to mourn.
Number of years Jeremiah prophesied the Israelites would stay in captivity.
Prophet who had a vision of dry bones coming back to life.
A small remaining quantity of something.
The poor remnant of people left in the desolate land of Judah.
The people Jeremiah prophesied to after Jerusalem got destroyed.
The common people by the riverbanks of the Babylonian empire, far from the capital.
The people Ezekiel was prophesying to after Jerusalem got destroyed.
The nobles at the palace in the capital of Babylon.
The people Daniel was prophesying to after Jerusalem got destroyed.
Throws a party.
King Belshazzar of Babylon did this when the Persian Empire threatened at his gates.
A hand appears out of the air and writes on the wall.
This happens when King Belshazzar of Babylon drinks from the holy vessels from God's Temple at his party.
Time is up; your ruling hasn't measured up; the kingdom will be divided.
"Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin."
General of the Medo-Persian army who became king of Persia.
They diverted the Euphrates River and simply walked into Babylon without a fight.
How did Persia defeat Babylon?
The Stele of Cyrus
19th century artifact, currently in the British Museum, that told of Cyrus's defeat of Babylon without a battle.
Number of times Daniel prayed, regularly.
A Jewish idiom used for seven years.
Prophecies from Jeremiah.
Daniel read these and knew the captivity would be over in 70 years.
Number of waves in which the Jews returned back to Jerusalem.
Less than 50,000
How many of the 2 million Jews went back to Jerusalem once Cyrus released them?
Led the first wave of Jews back to Jerusalem.
Rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem.
How many years later did the second wave of Jews returned to Judea after the first wave?
Led the second wave of Jews back to Jerusalem.
Spiritual revival for the people who returned.
Ezra's focus in returning to Jerusalem.
About how many years did the third wave of Jews returned to Jerusalem after the second wave?
Let the third wave of Jews back to Jerusalem.
To rebuild the walls around Jerusalem.
Nehemiah's focus in leading the Jews back to Jerusalem.
Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi
Three prophets that prophesied during the three waves of Jews returning to Jerusalem.
Built an altar to God.
Zerubbabel and Joshua did this first before constructing the temple or even securing the city.
Group of people who were angry to see the Jews back in the land and started a negative campaign to Artexerxes claiming the Jews were rebellious people.
Encourage the people to start working on building the temple.
Haggai and Zechariah
Scribe and priest who led the second wave of Jews back to Jerusalem and wanted spiritual revival in the land.
Cupbearer to King Artaxerxes in Persia, who led the third wave of Jews back to Jerusalem and led them to build the walls around the city.
Meaning of Nehemiah's name.
Number of days it took to build the walls of Jerusalem under the leading of Nehemiah.
Worked in sections, with tools and weapons in hand.
Method used for building the walls of Jerusalem under Nehemiah's leadership.
Jewish orphan girl living in the Persian Empire who won a beauty contest and became Queen.
King in the story of Esther.
Queen that was dismissed for not obeying King Xerxes.
Persian official who talked the king into making an edict to kill all Jews because of his hatred for Mordecai and discussed that the Jews were different.
Esther's Hebrew name
Meaning of Esther's Persian name.
Only book in the Bible that does not contain the word "God".
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