Chapter 3 Quiz

Question Answer
Where did the Israelites build their kingdom? Canaan along the Med. Sea Modern day Lebanon,Israel, and Jordan
. What was different about the Israelites’ religion? Monotheistic of belief in only one God
What do we call their faith today? What do we call their faith today?
Who were the Israelites named after? Why? They were named after Abraham’s grandson, Jacob, also called Israel, which means “one who struggles with God.” The name was later given to his descendants, the Israelites.
Where did the 12 tribes of Israel come from? Jacob’s 12 sons who were each divided into tribes which later became known as the 12 Tribes of Israel.
. What is the Jewish escape from Egypt called? Exodus
What were these laws known as? What is this part of the Bible described as? Meaning? Torah later became the first part of the Hebrew Bible The Old TestamentCovenant, or agreement, with God
What does the Torah say about God’s name? Do not say his name in vain, or misuse it.
Monotheism The belief in only one god
Exile the state of being barred from one's native country, typically for political or punitive reasons.
Nebuchadnezzar Chaldean King that conquered the Jews and exiled 10,000 Jews
Drought a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this.
Solomon David’s son that would become king built the original temple in Jerusalem
Ten Commandments Moral code of laws handed down by God to Moses on Mt. Sinai, formed the basic moral laws of many nations today
David Israelite king who drove Philistines out of Israel and moved the capital to Jerusalem
Torah The first five books of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
Covenant Agreement ( with God)
Sabbath A weekly day of worship for the jews
Babylonian Captivity King Nebuchadnezzar sent thousands of Jews to Babylon where they were kept against their will
Israelites The descendants of Abraham who left Mesopotamia and settled in Canaan
Prophet A person who claims to be instructed by God to share God’s words
Proverb Wise saying (from the Bible)
Rabbi A Jewish leader and teacher of the Torah
Synagogue A Jewish house of worship
Saul Warrior-farmer, chosen by the __Israelites__ to be their first_king_____. Was anointed by Samuel. He displeased God bydisobeying some of his __commands______. Saul died and Godpicked a new __king____ for Samuel to __anoint______.
Amos Prophet was a moral reformer. wanted people to worktowards a just society. was concerned with corruption of faithand morality the Israelites were suffering. He made the statement " Justice should roll down like righteousness as a mighty stream"
Kosher the food prepared according to the law
Kashrut laws say Jews cannot eat which foods? no pork or smoothed skin fish
Moses the father of the Jews, the receiver of the Ten Commandments, leaded the Exodus

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