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Theo section 2
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Who becomes the successor of Moses?
With Joshua we have..
entry into the Holy Land
the HOly Land is named __ and inhabited by the ___
Under Joshua's leadership, the Hebrew people will ...
cross over the Jordan River and enter into the Holy Land
How do the people cross the Jordan? What is the significance of this?
mini "parting of the sea" when the feet of those carrying the arc of the covenant touch the water it parts. This marks the end of the wilderness period, the beginning of which was marked by the parting of the sea of reeds
What is the first city they will go up against?
How is Jericho seized?
-march around the walls of the city and go back to tents
-on 7th day they shout and play trumpets and God knocks the walls down
-Yahweh, the God of war, is fighting for Israel
How are the rest of the cities taken?
traditional military fashion
the invasion of canaan is a __ __
in a holy war the victory and spoils belong to ...
do humans make a big difference in a holy war?
What is the general procedure for a holy war?
-offer city youre going to fight terms.
-If they accpet the inhabitants will live but become their slaves
-If the town resists, fights, and is conquered, kill all men. Women, children, livestock become your property
-everything placed under a ban is to be killed; anything of value is to be dedicated to God and placed in the sacristy
The Hebrews gain a __ in the land but are not able to drive the inhabitants out
the land is distributed among ...
the 12 tribes
___ and ___ dwelling in the land together, constantly fighting for control
Hebrews and Canaanites
With the death of ___ entre the period of the ___
2 types of judges
1) civil judges -- court cases
2) military leaders -- get most attention
What is the recurring cycle?
peace/control -> sin -> oppressed -> judge rises ->
(period of peace and control, then sin (worship gods of canaanites), this breaking of the Torah, God allows the to be conquered by the Canaanites -> people call out for freedom -> rasises a judges to free them)
judges are __ __
What is the most famous judge?
Historical context of the Samson saga?
-Canaanites, Philistines, Hebrews all fighting for the land
each of the 5 cities ruled by a king or tyrant
a canaanite god, the philistines begin to worship a canaanite god
Canaanites worship __ gods whereas the Iraelite God...
local, travels with them from place ot place
if 1 city of the pentaplis is attacked, other philistine cities...
will come help (Canaanites not like this)
PHilistines have ___ weapons were teh HOly land is still in teh ___ __
Philistines are much more formidable than the ___ were
Samson had ___ ___
Samson had an attraction to ...
marry inside group (standard position)
dedicated or consecrated; vow by men, women, or on behalf of child (samson had this)
1) no wine or strong alc bev
2) no haircut
3) no touching a dead body
nazarite vow is usually a ___ one but for samson...
permanent vow for samson
Samson is a member of the tribe of ___...
Dan which is right near the PHilistines so they experience sufferring first
Who are Samson's 3 women?
1) Philistine Girl at Timnah
2) prostitute at Gaza
Samson and the woman at Timah
-wants parents to arrange a marriage with the PHilistine girl but his parents don't want him to but they eventually relent and they go to Timah for an engagement trip
What happens on Samson's engagement trip to Timah
-lion roars at Samson while he is out walking alone so he kills the lion with his bare hands
-marriage contract arranged and he and his parents head home
two marriage types in ancient times
1) wife leaves family to live with husband
2) wife stays at home and husband makes visits to her
What happens on Samson's wedding trip to Timah?
bees buzzing around lion carcus and there is a hive with honey inside the lion. He takes some honey and goes to the wedding "bachelor party" which is a week long celbration after the wedding with the wife present.
-Samson has a riddle, solve and he'll give new clothes "Out of the eater, comes something to eat, out fo the strong came something sweet
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