Hebrew Scriptures Final
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Hebrew Scriptures Final
1947 discovery was a boon to Scripture scholars
Dead Sea Scrolls
Belief in one God revealed to Isralites
founders of the Jewish faith (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob)
parents of Ishmael
Abraham and Hagar
What does Genesis mean?
What is "the day of rest" called?
The title for God meaning "the Lord."
Another name for the 10 Commandments
What is the Seder?
a ritual that the Jews celebrate their freedom from slavery in Egypt
Another name for the "Day of Atonement"
What is the time of the jubilee?
a time when debts are canceled and those who lost property can redeem it
The priests in ancient Israel are part of what tribe?
Priest-prophet that leads the Israelites and warns them against having a king
A priest and Samuel's mentor
If this man wasn't in the house of David Jesus may not have been born.
Founded Catholic Worker Movement
Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin
Lived in a Carmelite monastery in late 1800's, before dying at 24
St. Therese of Lisieux
What is the Greek translation of the Old Testament and the oldest complete version in existence?
How many books are in the Hebrew Scriptures?
What are nomads?
people who have no fixed home and roam around lands
What is a theophany?
physical appearance of God in the Bible
What is the Sherma?
a prayer said by Jews 3 times a day to honor the unity of God
What should I know about Ruth? Who are her famous ancestors?
Ruth makes a covenant pledging her commitment to Naomi, God and her people; David
What kind of worship does God condemn?
Jews that revolted against the Greeks
7 branched candelabra used by Jews
Wisdom is referred in the Proverbs book as____
A Woman and how to live a good life
Who was the king that released the Babylonian exiles from Jewish captivity?
What is the ban?
when conquerors destroy everything in the town and take nothing
What is the Book of Lamentations and who wrote it?
5 poems showing Judah's grief over the loss of Jerusalem and Baruch
What is the suffering servant?
an innocent man that doesn't suffer because of his own sins but in order to save people from thiers
What is the shortest book of the Bible?
Pharaoh during the time of Moses
time period of the story of Moses
Mountain where Moses got 10 commandments
succeeded Moses as leader of the Hebrew people
What is a eulogy?
Speech or writing honoring the deceased
Who was Moses' brother? Mom?
Aaron and Jochebad
What does Moses mean?
drew out and child
What was Moses' job?
1st king of Israel
Saul's son and friend of David
Number of psalms
5 types of psalms
Hymns, Historical, Royal, Wisdom, Laments
time period of Davids reign
2 other names for Jerusalem
Zion and Holy City
Prophet during David's reign
David's 2nd oldest and rebellious son
Did David dance before the Lord?
David's profession and hobby
What does David have when he goes up against Goliath?
Shepherd staff, sling shot and rocks
God promises David's line will live forever
When was Israel divided into 2 kingdoms
Why does God say yes to having David as a king?
He is young
Who builds the temple?
What was Amos?
layman, shepherd, dresser of sycamores
Where was Amos from?
Who was king during Amos' time?
Who does Amos especially confront?
Where do the North priests exile Amos to?
The South Kingdom
2 things Jeremiah was denounced
dreamer and a liar
Jeremiah advised what king?
Jeremiah's social class
Where does Jeremiah die?
In exile in Egypt
Another name for Hosea
Hosea's 1st son
Hosea's other 2 children
LO-ruhama and LO-ammi
enemy of Israel during time of Hosea
had lips purified with burning coal
Knew his audience would be obstinate and stiff-necked
3 activities expected of a prophet
challenger, comforter and spokesman for the future
3 ways God spoke to his people
through the 10 commandments, events in history and visions
Well educated member of the kings court
Who of the Philistine army challenges the Israelite army?
What was the conscience of Israel?
Who hears God's call when he has to eat a scroll with God's words?
Who undertakes the journey to collect the debts owed to Tobias' father, Tobit?
rebuilds temple after exile
Hanukkah=_______ and what does it celebrate?
Festival of lights and the re-dedication of the temple by the Maccabees after the Greeks had fled it
Who delivers/saves Nineveh?
Scriptures use ____________
Many types of literature
feminine voice is used in
Proverbs, Sirach and Wisdom
helps post-exile reforming of Judah
Jewish reformer who would rather die than be friends with the king and eat pork
man in a cave with lions
tested and found to be faithful
exiled the people at Judah
has a vision of dry bones in a valley and it comes to life
interpreter of dreams (7 fat cows and 7 thin cows)
called by God to deliver/save Israel in a time of crises after the Exodus
book with themes of liberation and covanent
Book of Exodus
Mt. Sinai= ___________
originally there were __ tribes of Israel but __ were taken over by another country
Day of rest (Sabbath) for Jews, Christians and Muslims
Saturday, Sunday, Friday
"Israel" comes from...
Jacobs experience with God
son of Ruth and Boaz
taken up to heaven by a fiery chariot
Jews that flee the kingdom of Judah
intends to get God's universal law for all people through the story of a mean-spirited prophet
Book of Jonah
Focus of the book of Joel
prophet's name that means "my messenger" and he tells people of the tithe
What is Hasidam?
Very strict Ortodox Jews
major element in the psalms of lament
details of sufferings endured
factors in the end of the Northern Kingdom and the Exile of the Southern Kingdom
they had to pay tributes to foreign powers
Gideon is known as a judge who challenges Ba'al? How is he known?
youngest of a lowly family in Manasseh
Another name for the Divine Office
liturgy of the hour
What is the Liturgy of the Word?
the first part of mass
What is the Responsorial Psalm?
the response to God's word