13 terms

Understanding the Scriptures: Chapter 13 vocab

The great imperial city to which the conquered people of Judah where taken as captives by Nebuchadnezzar.
A great prophet who rose during the Exile. He defied many attempts to force him to worship the pagan gods of Babylon and in his visions he foresaw the end of Nebuachadnezzar's kingdom.
The time the people of Judah spent as captives in Babylon.
A district of Israel whose population was not deported with the rest of the kingdom.
the reforming king of Judah who temporarily returned to the pure worship of God.
the great prophet who guilded the reforms of Hezekiah. His prophecies often refer to the coming of the Messiah.
A great prophet who stood up to official persecution to bring God's word to the people of Judah. He saw his people being carried off to captivity, but he predicted that God would gather the remnant of his flock from the four corners of the world. He foresaw a time when God would make a "new covenant" with his people.
A reforming king of Judah who returned the people to the worship of the True God. During his reign the Book of the Law was found in the Temple, where it might have been hidden during Manasseh's persecutions.
A king of Judah who destroyed all his father Hezakiah's reforms and persecuted the worshipers of the True God. After many disasters, he repented and turned back to God.
"Anointed One" the ideal future king of Israel promised by God through the prophets. The Greek translation is "christ"
Naphtali and Zebulun
two of the northern tribes in Galilee not deported with the rest of Israel.
King of Babylon who finally conquered Judah and carried the best families off to exile in Babylon.
In Isaiah, the small number out of all God's people who returned to Jerusalem after the coming exile. The idea was so important to Isaiah that he named one of his children A-(this word)-Shall-Return.