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Ch. 4 - Journey Through The Old Testament

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The Books of 1 and 2 Samuel
Deals with the life of Samuel, the reign of Saul and the rise of David; Israel is transformed from a loose federation of tribes to a powerful monarchy
The Books of 1 and 2 Kings
Covers a period of four centuries: from King David's death and King Solomon's reign to the exile in Babylon
Samuel
A levite priest, the last of the Judges, and the man chosen by God to anoint a king for Israel.
Hannah
Samuel's mother who was grieved at her own barrenness and prayed that she might have a son whom she would dedicate to the Lord's service
Jonathan
Saul's son and David's loyal friend
Eli
The priest who raises Samuel
Hophni
Rebellious son of Eli, the High Priest; brother of Phineas
Bathsheba
Uriah's wife with whom King David committed adultery and later married
Nathan
Prophet who corrected King David after his afair with Bathsheba
Absalom
Rebellious son of David
Bethlehem
Birth place of David
Jesse
Father of David
Judah
Southern kingdom
Israel
Northern kingdom
Joab
David's army commander who kills David's son Absalom
Uriah
Husband of Bathsheba and a soldier whom David placed on the frontline to get killed so he could marry Bathsheba
Jeroboam
A servant of Solomon who led the revolt against Solomon's son Rehoboam
Rehoboam
Solomon's son and heir. His pride caused all but 2 of the 12 tribes to rebel against him
Saul
First king of Israel
Samaria
Capital of Israel
Jerusalem
Capital city of Judah
Hebron
Place of David's anointing as King
Rosh Hashanah
Jewish New Year
Yom Kippur
Jewish Day of Atonement- fasting and reflecting on one's sins
Sukkoth
Celebrates the time the Jews spent in the Desert after the Exodus; also known as the feast of Tabernacles
Chanukah
Eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem during the time of the Maccabees; also know as the feast of Lights
Purim
A festival commorating the deliverance of the Jews in the days of Queen Esther
Pesach
Festival of Passover, commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from captivity in Egypt
Shavot
Jewish feast of Pentecost fifty days after Passover; celebrates Moses giving of the Ten Commandments to the Israelites; also called the feast of Weeks
Tishah b'Av
Day of mourning the destruction of the first and second Temples in Jerusalem