Old Testament

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tlclaybrooks
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Old Testament
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2013-01-04 19:43:22
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Old Testament Vocabulary
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  1. Canon
    • Measuring rod or rule
    • Established principle
    • A group of literature accepted as authentic representation of a given field
  2. Torah
    • Instruction
    • 1st division of the OT - 1st 5 books
    • The entire law both written and oral
  3. Council of Jamnia
    Hypothetical 1st century meeting establishing OT canon
  4. 3 stages of OT development
    • Oral tradition
    • Written tradition - David's scribes
    • Collection - Masoretes meticulous collection/copying of OT
  5. 3 OT divisions
    • Torah - 1st 5 books
    • Neviim - Prophets
    • Ketuvim - Writings
  6. Neviim
    • Prophets
    • 2nd division of the OT
    • Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings
    • Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, 12 minor prophets (Hosea-Malachi)
  7. Ketuvim
    • Writings
    • 3rd division of OT
    • Psalms, Proverbs, Job
    • Ruth, Esther, Songs, Ecclesiastes Lamentations
    • Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Daniel

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