OT Study Guide 2 - Events

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OT Study Guide 2 - Events
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OT SG 2 - Events
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  1. God’s charge to Joshua “Be strong and courageous”
    Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go. 8 Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. 9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
  2. Two spies entering Jericho
    Sent by Joshua from Shittim, they entered the house of Rahab and she took them up to her roof and hid them under stalks of flax she had laid out on her roof and lied to the king through the message he sent to her to bring them out by saying they had already left.  She let them out the window by a robe and they told her a scarlet ribbon needs to be in the window to know not to destroy them when they come back.
  3. Joshua & Israelites crossing the Jordan
    See, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth will go into the Jordan ahead of you. 12 Now then, choose twelve men from the tribes of Israel, one from each tribe. 13 And as soon as the priests who carry the ark of the Lord—the Lord of all the earth—set foot in the Jordan, its waters flowing downstream will be cut off and stand up in a heap.”
  4. The Angel of the Lord giving Joshua the Jericho Battle Plan
    When Joshua was near Jericho, he saw a man standing in the middle of the road with drawn sword who was the commander of the Lord's army.  he was told: March around the city once with all the armed men. Do this for six days. 4 Have seven priests carry trumpets of rams’ horns in front of the ark. On the seventh day, march around the city seven times, with the priests blowing the trumpets. 5 When you hear them sound a long blast on the trumpets, have the whole army give a loud shout; then the wall of the city will collapse and the army will go up, everyone straight in.”
  5. The defeat at Ai
    Achan took some of the devoted things from Jericho, so when Joshua told sent men 3000 men to Ai and they were defeated as they killed 36 men and chased the rest away, and God let Joshua know that is is because Israel has sinned
  6. The Covenant renewed at Mount Ebal
    Joshua built a temple on Mount Ebal, and there, in the company of the Israelites, he wrote on stone tablets a copy of the law of Moses.  Then he read it to everyone, the whole assembly of Israel.
  7. The Gibeonite deception
    They pretended they were from a far away land and wore old clothes and brought moldy bread to prove their point and made a treaty of peace with Israel, and Israel did not inquire of the Lord.  When Israel found out they cursed them to be water carriers and wood cutters.
  8. The sun stands still
    Kings from other places attacked Gibeon and they called the Israelites to rescue them, and Joshua said to the Lord in the presence of the Israelites about the sun standing still, and it did and delayed the day about full day.
  9. Division of the Promised Land
  10. Eastern tribes return home and build an alter
    Moses sent home the Reubinites, the Gadites and the half tribe of Manesseh and they built an imposing alter on the border of Canaan at Geliloth near the Jordan on the Israelite side.  The Israelites heard about this and wanted to go to war with them, but when they inquired of them, they found out that they put it up so that the Israelites could never say they didn't have a share with them.  So they didn't go to war and called it A Witness Between Us—that theLord is God.
  11. Joshua charge “as for me and my house…”
    Now fear the Lord and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15 But if serving the Lordseems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served beyond the Euphrates, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.”
  12. Gideon’s calling and victory
    An angel of the Lord came down and sat under the oak of Orphrah and told him to go in the strength that he had to save the Israelites from the Midians. God got Gideon to wittle down his men to 300 and he gave them victory by turning the men in the camp against each other and they killed each other.
  13. Gideon’s golden ephod 
    He made it by taking a gold earring from each person's share of the loot and he made a gold ephod which he kept in Orphrah and the Israelites worshipped it there and it was a snare for Gideon and his family.
  14. Abimelech’s killing of Gideon’s sons
    He went to his father’s home in Ophrah and on one stone murdered his seventy brothers, the sons of Jerub-Baal. But Jotham, the youngest son of Jerub-Baal, escaped by hiding. 6 Then all the citizens of Shechem and Beth Millo gathered beside the great tree at the pillar in Shechem to crown Abimelek king.
  15. Death of Abimelech
    He went to Thebez and Abimelek went to the tower and attacked it. But as he approached the entrance to the tower to set it on fire, 53 a woman dropped an upper millstone on his head and cracked his skull.54 Hurriedly he called to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and kill me, so that they can’t say, ‘A woman killed him.’” So his servant ran him through, and he died. 55 When the Israelites saw that Abimelek was dead, they went home.
  16. Jephthah’s vow
    And Jephthah made a vowto the Lord: “If you give the Ammonites into my hands, 31 whatever comes out of the door of my house to meet me when I return in triumph from the Ammonites will be the Lord’s, and I will sacrifice it as a burnt offering.”
  17. The test: Shibboleth or Sibboleth?
    Jephthah then called together the men of Gilead and fought against Ephraim. The Gileadites struck them down because the Ephraimites had said, “You Gileadites are renegades from Ephraim and Manasseh.” 5 The Gileadites captured the fords of the Jordan leading to Ephraim, and whenever a survivor of Ephraim said, “Let me cross over,” the men of Gilead asked him, “Are you an Ephraimite?” If he replied, “No,” 6 they said, “All right, say ‘Shibboleth.’” If he said, “Sibboleth,” because he could not pronounce the word correctly, they seized him and killed him at the fords of the Jordan. Forty-two thousand Ephraimites were killed at that time.
  18. Birth of Samson
    A certain man of Zorah, named Manoah, from the clan of the Danites, had a wife who was childless,unable to give birth. 3 The angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, “You are barren and childless, but you are going to become pregnant and give birth to a son. 4 Now see to it that you drink no wine or other fermented drink and that you do not eat anything unclean. 5 You will become pregnant and have a son whose head is never to be touched by a razor because the boy is to be a Nazirite,dedicated to God from the womb. He will take the lead in delivering Israel from the hands of the Philistines.”  Manoah called to God to send the man of God (angel of the Lord) to understand the instructions, which God did.
  19. Events around Sampson's marriage
    a Philistine woman in Timnah that he married and when he gave a riddle to the Philistines, they threatened his wife so she cried until he told her the answer to the riddle and she told them. And Samson was so angry, he went to his parents home and his wife was given to one of the companions at the feast.
  20. Samson’s vengeance on the Philistines
    He caught three hundred foxes and tied the tails together and put a torch on the end and sent them standing grain and set it on fire.  Then he slaughtered many of them. Then he fooled them by thinking he was tied up but he ripped it apart and took a jawbone of a donkey and killed a thousand of their men.
  21. The “lust story” of Samson and Delilah
    he fell in love with a woman in the Valley of Sorek whose name was Delilah and she got him to tell him where his great strength becomes weakened.
  22. Death of Samson
    Though blind, pushed the pillars of the temple and killed 3000 when it collapsed. Killed more in his death than in his life.
  23. How the city of Dan came to be
    Then they took what Micah had made, and his priest, and went on to Laish, against a people at peace and secure. They attacked them with the sword and burned down their city. 28 There was no one to rescue them because they lived a long way from Sidon and had no relationship with anyone else. The city was in a valley near Beth Rehob.The Danites rebuilt the city and settled there. 29 They named it Dan after their ancestor Dan, who was born to Israel—though the city used to be called Laish. 30 There the Danites set up for themselves the idol, and Jonathan son of Gershom, the son of Moses,[d] and his sons were priests for the tribe of Dan until the time of the captivity of the land. 31 They continued to use the idol Micah had made, all the time the house of God was in Shiloh.
  24. The Levite and his concubine
    The were travelling and went to Gibeah near Benjamin and spent the night at some old man's house and the town's people wanted to have sex with the man, but they sent his concubine and they raped her all night and she died the next day and so the man cut her up into twelve pieces and sent her out to the different areas of Israel.
  25. Wives for the 600 Benjamites
    So they instructed the Benjamites, saying, “Go and hide in the vineyards 21 and watch. When the young women of Shiloh come out to join in the dancing, rush from the vineyards and each of you seize one of them to be your wife. Then return to the land of Benjamin. 22 When their fathers or brothers complain to us, we will say to them, ‘Do us the favor of helping them, because we did not get wives for them during the war. You will not be guilty of breaking your oath because you did not giveyour daughters to them.’”
  26. The story of Ruth
    Her husband died and she remained faithful to her mother-in-law, Naomi, and went back to her  to Bethlehem and she went to Boaz' field to gather the left over grain.  He became her kinsmen redeemer and they became the bloodline to King David.
  27. The birth of Samuel
    Hannah prayed to God in anguish and the high priest of Shilom, Eli, thought she was drunk, but the Lord answered her prayer.
  28. The Philistines capture the ark
    The Israelites were defeated by the Philistines so they got the Ark of the Lord and the Philistines heard and attacked them and captured the Ark of the Lord.  They lost 30000 men at this battle and Hophni and Phinehas were both killed.
  29. Events in Ashdod and Ekron
    The ark was taken to Ashdod and Dagon fell face down in front of it and then they put it back up and then the next morning it had fallen down again and his head and hands had broken off. So they moved the ark to Gath and they got tumours there so they moved it to Ekron but the people did not want it as they were scared and death filled that city as well as tumours.
  30. Israel asks for a king
    Samuel was old and he appointed his sons Joel and Abijah to be leaders over Israel but the people asked for a king because their actions were evil.  God told Samuel that they were not rejecting Samuel but God as king.
  31. The anointing of Saul
    Saul went to find missing donkeys and his servant told him about Samuel so they went to see him and Samuel told Saul that he would eat with him that night and leave in the morning.  They next morning  he poured a flask of olive oil on his head and kissed him.
  32. Saul’s recue of Jabash Gilead
    Nahash the Ammonite went up and besieged Jabesh Gilead. And all the men of Jabesh said to him, “Make a treaty with us, and we will be subject to you.” and the treaty was to gouge out each of the right eye. The men of Gilead went to Israel to see if anyone would rescue them and Saul was coming in from plowing his field and got so angry he cut up a pair of oxen and sent it to all of Israel warning he would do the same to those men's oxen who didn't come and 300000 from Israel came and 30000 from Judah and they conquered the Ammonites and no two were left together.
  33. Jonathan recues Israel
    Jonathan and his armour bearer went to the Philistine outpost which was on surrounded by cliffs and he allowed the Philistines to see him and if they said what they said, he knew he would have victory over them. So they said to climb up and he and his armour bearer did and killed 20 of them in a half acre. And then the army was given terror by God and the Israelites were able to attack them.
  34. God rejects Saul as king
    God commanded Saul to go destroy the Amalekites and everything that belongs to them and take nothing for themselves but Saul allowed his men to take livestock and they also took the king Agag alive, so God rejected him as King as God because he didn't completely obey God.
  35. The anointing of David
    The Lord told Samuel to go to Jesse of Bethlehem and bring a horn filled with oil and he had all 7 of Jesse's sons pass in front to him, but none were chosen by God so they got the youngest, David, and the Lord told Samuel to anoint him with oil which he did in front of all his brothers and the Spirit of God came on David powerfully from that day.
  36. Saul’s jealousy over a song
    Whatever mission Saul sent him on, David was so successful that Saul gave him a high rank in the army. This pleased all the troops, and Saul’s officers as well.6 When the men were returning home after David had killed the Philistine, the women came out from all the towns of Israel to meet King Saul with singing and dancing, with joyful songs and with timbrelsand lyres. 7 As they danced, they sang:“Saul has slain his thousands,    and David his tens of thousands.”8 Saul was very angry; this refrain displeased him greatly. “They have credited David with tens of thousands,” he thought, “but me with only thousands. What more can he get but the kingdom?” 9 And from that time on Saul kept a close eye on David.
  37. Saul’s pursuit of David
    Saul tried to kill David but he was not able to.  He was given information by the Ziphites as to where David and his men were but he could never catch them.  Even David twice showed Saul that he was capable of killing him but he wouldn't as Saul was the Lord's anointed. And Saul went home but again pursued David and David got his spear and water jug to show Saul that he has no intention of killing him, so Saul stopped pursuing him again and David went to the land of the Philistines to avoid Saul.
  38. Saul’s death
    The Philistines fought the Israelites and killed his three sons, Jonathan, Abinadab and Malki-Shua and Saul was critically injured by the archers so he told his armour bearer to kill him but the AB refused so Saul took his own sword and fell on it and then an Amalekite came by and Saul asked him to kill him, which he does.
  39. David hears of Saul’s death
    An Amalekite escaped from the Israelite camp and told David of Saul's death as he was the one who killed him as Saul asked him to and he also brought Saul's crown and band on his arm to David, so David had the Amalekite killed as well for killing the Lord's anointed.
  40. David anointed king of Judah
    David asked God if he should now go to Judah and God told him yes and to go to Hebron and which David did and settled there with his two wives, and the men came out from Judah to Hebron and anointed David king over Judah in 1010 BC.
  41. Joab murders Abner
    Abner was the commander of Saul's army and Ish-Bosheth angered him so Abner went to David to make an agreement to bring the house of Israel to David but when Joab heard about this, he was distrustful of Abner, especially because Abner killed Asahel, Joab's brother.  So Joab sent messengers and brought Abner back, without David knowing and killed him to avenge the death of his brother.
  42. David becomes king over all Israel
    Rekab and Baanah killed the king of Israel and brought his head to David.  David has these men killed.  Then all the tribes of Israel came to David and asked him to be their king since during the time of Saul, David use to lead Israel on their military campaigns.
  43. Ark brought to Jerusalem
    David got 30000 young men and went to get the Ark from Baalah and bring the ark to the city of David, but the oxen stumbled and Uzzah grabbed hold of the ark and God killed him as he was not a Levite.  David was afraid of God so they took the Ark to the household of Obed-Edom the Gittite and it stayed there for three months and that household was blessed so David felt better about bringing it to his city, so they rejoiced while bringing it and sacrificed a bull and a fattened calf every 6 steps. They brought the ark of the Lord and set it in its place inside the tent that David had pitched for it,and David sacrificed burnt offerings and fellowship offerings before the Lord. 18 After he had finished sacrificing the burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, he blessed the people in the name of the LordAlmighty. 19 Then he gave a loaf of bread, a cake of dates and a cake of raisins to each person in the whole crowd of Israelites, both men and women. And all the people went to their homes.
  44. Nathan’s rebuke
    2 Samuel 12 - Nathan comes to David and tells a story of a poor man who had only one little ewe lamb. One day a rich man with many lambs came and took away the poor mans one ewe lamb for sacrifice. David burned with anger and said he should pay 4 times over for his wicked deed. Nathan said to David: "YOU ARE THE MAN!"
  45. David’s response and God’s discipline
    After Nathan's rebuke, David said "I have sinned against the Lord!" God promises that out of his own household calamity will come. Also, God allows the baby born to he and bathsheba to die.
  46. Amnon and Tamar
    Amnon falls in love with his sister Tamar. (Both children of David but with different mothers) So Jonadab, Amnon's friend, tells him to go to bed and pretend to be ill and have Tamar come wait on him. He does and then grabs her arm and says sleep with me! She cries DON'T my brother. Then he raped her. Afterwards he hated her and tried to send he away but she refused saying that would be worse than what he already did to her. She went to live with Absalom and he hated Amnon for this.
  47. Absalom’s conspiracy
    Absalom flees to Jerusalem after killing his brother Amnon for raping his sister. Then he goes for 4 years to the city gates and listens to the complaints of those entering the city. He says "If only I was judge over the land." He won the hearts of Israel and gained support of the people. David hears of this and flees the city for fear of his son Absalom's attack.
  48. The different advice of Hushai and Ahithophel
    Ahithophel told Absalom to go immediately to attack David in the hills while he is still weak. He said to kill only David and all the people will come back to Jerusalem and serve Absalom. However, Hushai said that advice was not good. He said David's fighting me are as fierce as a bear robbed of her cubs. So Hushai said he should gather all the men from Dan to Beersheba to attack him as an army. Absalom considered Hushai's advice as the better of the two. Since Ahithophel's advice was not accepted, he traveled to his hometown, put his house in order, and hung himself.
  49. Absalom’s death
    The two army's went to battle in the forest of Ephraim. David sent his 3 commanders Joab, Abishai and Ittai with the instructions not to harm Absalom. 20,000 men were killed. David's men had the victory. One of Joab's men found Absalom hanging by his hair in a tree and refrained from killing him with respect to David's orders. He told Joab about it and Joab went and killed Absalom as he hung in the tree. They took down his body and threw it in a pit and covered it with stones.
  50. How the Gibeonites were avenged by David 
    The Gibeonites were not a part of Israel or Judah but were survivors of the Amorites whom were promised to be spared but Saul tried to annihilate them. So david asked what could be done to make amends. They request 7 male decendants of Saul be given to them so they could slaughter them. David agreed. The mother of 2 of the men killed watched over the bodies of the exposed men by day and night to keep wild animals away. When david heard the mother was doing this, he got the bones of Saul and Jonathan and when and collected the exposed bones of the killed men and buried them all in the tomb of Kish, Saul's father.
  51. The three mighty men get water for David
    David said he would give anything to only have a drink from the well of Bethlehem, so 3 mighty men risked their lives to get him some. Then he poured it out.
  52. David sinfully counts Israel
    Satan incited David to count Israel and he sends Joab to do it.  Then David was guilt stricken and prayed to God for forgiveness.  God gave David a choice of three punishments for his sin—three years of famine, three months of fleeing before his enemies, or three days of plague. David chose the third, and the Lord then punished Israel with a plague which killed 70,000 men from Dan in the north to Beersheba in the south.
  53. David charge to Solomon about Joab, Barzillai and Shimei
    Now you yourself know what Joab son of Zeruiah did to me—what he did to the two commanders of Israel’s armies, Abner son of Ner and Amasa son of Jether. He killed them, shedding their blood in peacetime as if in battle, and with that blood he stained the belt around his waist and the sandals on his feet. 6 Deal with him according to your wisdom, but do not let his gray head go down to the grave in peace.7 “But show kindness to the sons of Barzillai of Gilead and let them be among those who eat at your table. They stood by me when I fled from your brother Absalom.8 “And remember, you have with you Shimei son of Gera, the Benjamite from Bahurim, who called down bitter curses on me the day I went to Mahanaim. When he came down to meet me at the Jordan, I swore to him by the Lord: ‘I will not put you to death by the sword.’ 9 But now, do not consider him innocent. You are a man of wisdom; you will know what to do to him. Bring his gray head down to the grave in blood.”
  54. Solomon asks for wisdom
    2 Chronicles 1 - Who can lead such a great people as this?
  55. The two prostitutes and one baby
    While Solomon was king, 2 women came to him with a situation. They each slept in the same room one night and one of the women rolled over and smothered her baby to death. Then she got up quietly and took the dead baby and laid it beside the other mother while taking her live baby for herself. In the morning light the other mother realized the dead baby was not even hers. They told the story to Solomon and he said cut the baby in half so each could share. One of the women screamed NO! Give the living baby to her!! Solomon said, no, this one, she is the true mother.
  56. The building of the Temple
    It took 7 years to build and he got cedars from Lebanon.
  57. The ark is brought into the Temple
    Solomon summoned the elders of Israel, allthe heads of the tribes and the chiefts of the Israelite families to bring the ark into the temple.  The priests brought it and they sacrificed so many sheep and cattle that it couldn’t be counted. And the priest could not perform their service because of the cloud for the glory of the Lord filled the temple.
  58. The influence of Solomon’s 700 wives & 300 concubines
    God told him not to intermarry but he had 700 wives of royal birth and 300 concubines which led him astray.  As he got older, they led him to other gods and his heart was not completely for God.  He did evil in the eyes of God and did not follow the Lord completely.
  59. The elders and young men’s advice to Rehoboam
    Jeroboam and the whole assembly of Israel went to Rehoboam and asked him to take off the heavy yoke that Solomon put on them.  The elders advice him to as this will guarantee their allegiance with him but the young men’s advice is to  tell him he is harsher them his father and so Israel separated from his kingdom.
  60. Elijah on Mount Carmel
    Elijah asked Ahab to meet him on Mt Carmel with the 450 prophets of Baal and the 400 prophets of Asherah who eat at Jezebel’s table.  He challenged them to sacrifice a bull but nothing happened, and when he sacrificed a bull to God, pouring water all over the sacrifice, God’s fire burned it all up and everyone fell prostate, knowing that God is actually God and they seized the prophets of Baal and slaughtered them in the Kishon Valley.
  61. Elijah on Mount Horeb
    Elijah travelled there 40 days and 40 nights to escape Jezebel and The Lord said to him, “Go back the way you came, and go to the Desert of Damascus. When you get there, anoint Hazael king over Aram. 16 Also, anoint Jehu son of Nimshi king over Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to succeed you as prophet. 17 Jehu will put to death any who escape the sword of Hazael, and Elisha will put to death any who escape the sword of Jehu. 18 Yet I reserve seven thousand in Israel—all whose knees have not bowed down to Baal and whose mouths have not kissed him.”
  62. Elijah taken to heaven
    As they were walking along and talking together, suddenly a chariot of fire and horses of fire appeared and separated the two of them, and Elijah went up to heaven in a whirlwind. 12 Elisha saw this and cried out, “My father! My father! The chariots and horsemen of Israel!” And Elisha saw him no more.
  63. Elisha is jeered
    From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” 24 He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the Lord. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the boys. 25 And he went on to Mount Carmel and from there returned to Samaria.
  64. Naaman and his leprosy
    2 Kings 5 - Naaman was a valiant soldier and commander for the king of Aram. He had leprosy and was instructed by the little israelite servant girl in his house to go see Elijah the prophet. He traveled to go see him and Elijah sends a servant to the door to tell him to go dip 7 times in the Jordan. He goes away angry at first but then after coaxing from his servants finally complies and is healed.
  65. Elisha blinds the Arameans
    The king of Aram sent out a strong force to surround Dotham and capture Elisha, but that morning Elisha prayed that God would open the eyes of his servant and God did and he saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire around Elisha.  As the enemy came down to Elisha, Elisha prayed that God would strike the army with blindness and then he led them to Samaria to the king of Israel and then God gave them their sight back and they cooked them a big feast and they never attacked Israel ever again.
  66. The Arameans’ siege, the Jerusalem famine and the unbelieving officer death
  67. Israel’s exile and Samaria resettled
  68. Hezekiah prayer for victory
    King Sennacherib said many evil things against the Lord and made threats to Israel. Hezekiah begs god for deliverance from his hand and Isaiah delivers good news that God has answered his prayer. An angel of the Lord came into his camp and struck down 185,000 of Sennacherib's men. He withdrew and went back to Nineveh where he was killed by his own people one day while he was worshipping his god.
  69. Hezekiah’s prayer for healing
    Isaiah gives Hezekiah the news that he is to put his house in order because he is going to die. Hezekiah prayed and wept bitterly. Before Isaiah reached the middle courtyard God told him to go back and tell Hezekiah he will be healed in 3 days and God added 15 years to his life. Hezekiah asked for a sign this was true and Isaiah told him to watch the shadow and it moved back 10 steps.
  70. Manasseh radical repentance
    He did much evil in God's eyes. Build asherah poles, bowed down to the stars and even sacrificed his own son. He did more evil than the nations God destroyed for the Israelites. God said through his prophets that he was going to destroy Jerusalem and wipe it as one wipes a dish. The king of Assyria came and took him prisoner - putting a hook through his nose and leading him to Babylon. Manasseh prayed and God delivered him and led him back to Jerusalem where he got rid of all the idols and fully repented.
  71. The Book of the Law found in the Temple
    Josiah instructed the money that was collected for the temple to be given to the workers building the temple and for purchasing supplies. Hilkiah the priest found the book of the law one day and reported it to Shaphan the secretary who in turn read the book to king Josiah. He tore his robes and sent them to the prophetess Huldah to inquire of the Lord. She told them that the Lord will bring destruction on Jerusalem since they have not obeyed the words of the book, but promised that since Josiah repented and humbled himself when he read the book, he will not see the destruction but will die in peace.
  72. Josiah’s Passover
    In the 18th year of Josiah's reign he celebrated a passover never before seen since the days of the judges.
  73. Josiah’s death
    King Pharoah Neco marched out in battle to help the Assyrians but Josiah met him head on and Neco killed Josiah in Megiddo.
  74. The last four kings of Judah
    • Jehoahaz
    • Jehoiakim
    • Jehoiachin
    • Zedekiah
  75. The Destruction of Jerusalem
    During the reign of Zedekiah, Nebuchadnezzar attacked Jerusalem and captured him, killing all his sons before him and then putting out his eyes and drug him to babylon. The temple was then burned to the ground and the walls were all torn down and everyone except the poorest people were taken to babylon.