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Religion Old Testament

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Saul
1020
David
1000
961
Solomon
950
Solomon's Temple
922
Divided kingdom
721
Northern Kingdom conquered by Assyrians
587
Southern Kingdom conquered by Babylon
538
Edict of Cyrus
515
2nd Temple
TANAK
Hebrew bible; T=torah: 1st 5 books in the Hebrew bible (law); N=nevi'im: prophets; K= Khetuvim: writings
Pentateuch
the name for the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy
Septuagint
Greek translation of the Old Testament
Canon
seen as holy and central to a community
Patriarchs
The ancestors of the Israelites, particularly Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Divisions of the Hebrew Bible
Torah + Nevi'im + Ketuvim
Sinai
mountain where the 10 commandments were received
Ark of the Covenant
a gold covered box possibly containing the Ten Commandments and represented the presence of God
Passover
refers to when the Israelites were "passed over" by the angel of death as dictated by the tenth plague; a holiday celebrated by Jews as a day of deliverance
Deuteronomistic history
includes the books of Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, 1st and 2nd Samuel, and 1st and 2nd Kings
Hosea
an allegorical and literal book of love and commitment. a prophet who married an unfaithful wife. He forgave his wife for her sins and redeemed her when she lived in poverty and disgrace. Just as he forgave his wife, God forgives us when we commit adultery against him by putting anything other than him first in our lives.
Assyria
wipe out the Northern Kingdom 721
Babylon
(takes Assyria, Egypt) Southern kingdom in 587
Bathsheba
Wife of Uriah, a Hittite soldier working for King David, her adultery with David caused David to murder her husband and evoked the denunciation of the prophet Nathan. She becomes the mother of Solomon.
Gomer
Hosea's unfaithful wife, depicted as a whore, and their marriage symbolic of the failing marriage of God (husband) and Israel (wife)
Jeroboam
a minister of Solomon who led the revolt against his son Rehoboam. became the first king of the new northern kingdom of Israel he led Israel into sin
Josiah
Faithful King of the Southern Kingdom of Judah, discovered a book in the Temple (Book of Deuteronomy) and implemented reforms to recommit the people to the covenant with God and to eliminate worship of false gods.
David
greatest king of Israel
Northern Kingdom
(Israel) Consisted of 10 tribes, ruled by Jeroboam
book of 12
12 Minor prophets in the old testament
Prophet (Nevi')
hebrew for "One who is called"
Philistines
A powerful nation that invaded Canaan; they are Israel's enemies
Rehoboam
The son of Solomon and grandson of David, refused to reduce heavy burdens (taxes and forced labor) on the people, kingdom separates; is the 1st king of the Southern Kingdom of Judah (contains 2 tribes and Jerusalem)
Samuel
(Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king
Saul
the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
Solomon
David and Bathesheba's son who was a great king. He built the Temple. His project cost the people a lot of money in taxes causing a division in Israel.Wealth, Wisdom, Wives. Let wife's bring their religions to the land
Southern Kingdom
Judah, ruled by Rehoboam
Edict of Cyrus
allowed Jews to rebuild the Temple and return to Jerusalem/ Israel
Persia
greatest empire of the ancient world; conquered by Alexander
Wilderness Wandering
Numbers
Deuteronomy
Preparation to enter the Promised land
Ruth
Explains the linage of David
Boaz, Obed, Jesse, David
Hesed
God's undying love
The Day of the Lord
nearness, judgment, terror, call to repentance, and restoration
many offspring
bless those who bless you
promised land
blessing to all families of the world
four parts of the Abrahamic covenant
divsions of the old testament
Law/penteuch, history, wisdom literature and psalms, prophets
consequence of adam and eves sin
labor in the dust until he returns to it (man)
pain during childbirth and subordination in life (woman)
Abraham
who is the ultimate example of a faithful man in the OT
circumcision
what was the sign of the Abrahamic covenant?
Gift v the Gift giver
What is the conflict Abraham faces in relation to his son Issac
deciever
Jacob means what?
Israel
Jacob name changed to what?
Seeing the face of God
Jacob compared seeing Esau to what?
Potipher's wife framed him
How does Joseph end up in Prison?
7 years of plenty, 7 years of famine
what was pharaohs dream that joseph interpreted?
the dreamer
what was Joseph's nickname?
He kills an egyptian and people are finding out about what he did
why does moses flee?
Who Am I?
Who sent me?
What if they don't listen?
Send someone else
What are moses four responses to God's call?
hunger, thirst, bitter water, attack
Obstacles at Sinai
Joshua
defeat amaleck, fought the battle of Jericho