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Jethro
Moses's father-in-law; priest of Midian
Aaron
Moses's brother & spokes person; a priestly figure
Miriam
Moses's & Aaron's sister; led women in celebratory dance @ the Red Sea
Caleb
1 of the spies sent to find out about the promised lands
Joshua
the leader of the Isrealites after Moses
Rahab
Jericho woman who hid 2 Isrealite spies in her house
Gideon
a judge who defeated the Midianites w/ a few soldiers
Jepthah
a general who sacrificed his daughter b/c of a vow he made to G-D
Samson
Judge of Isreal who ravaged the Philistines with great strength
Deliah
Philistine woman whom Samson loved and who tricked and betrayed him
Ruth
woman of Moah who showed great loyalty to her mother in law whose husband and sons had died
Naomi
woman of Judah, Ruth's mother-in-law, who took Ruth w/ her from Moab to Judah
Boaz
Wealthy kinsman of Naomi; married Ruth
10 plauges
afflictions that G-d set upon the Egyptians to get Pharoah to allow the Isrealites to leave Egypt
Passover
G-d "passed-over Egypt killing Egyptian 1st borns, but didn't touch the Isrealite households. This event is remembered as a holiday
mana
bread-like food from g-d that tasted of honey; the Isrealites gathered it off the ground
10 comandments
laws given to Moses my G-d on Mt. Sinai for the Isrealites
Golden Calf
idol worshiped by the Isrealites while Moses was on Mt. Sinai
Levites
one of the 12 tribes of Isreal; had no territory b/c they organized and carried out the worship of G-d, named after Levi, one of Jacob's sons
Judges
made sure that the people lived by G-d's laws
Promised Land
the land which G-d promised to the Isrealite People
Ark of the Covenant
a golden chest that had been made into a holy resting place for the 10 comandments
Jericho
the city that fell to the ground
Dagon
the Philistine's g-d
Isreal
the northern kingdom of Isreal after it was divided, consisted of 10 tribes
Judah
Southern kingdom of Isreal after it was divided, consisted of 2 tribes
Bethlehen
city in Judah; home of Jesse,birthplace of David
Jerusalem
King David's capital of Isreal
Samuel
last judge of Isreal; known as "the kingmaker", he annoited Saul and David
Saul
Isreal's 1st King; tall and brave, fell out of favor with g-d
David
Jesse;s youngest son; killed Goliath; 2nd king of Isreal
Absalom
David's favorite son who rebelled against him and was killed
Michal
Saul's Daughter, David's 1st wife, given to David as a reward
Abigail
David's 2nd wife, she helped David when he was an outlaw making up for her husbands lack of hospitality
Bathsheba
3rd wife of David, Solomon's mother, David saw her bathing on a roof top
Goliath
Philistine giant whom David slew as a young man
Uriah
high title officer in David's army; husband of Bathsheba, was very loyal to David, David beatrayed him
Nathan
Prophet who confronted David with his missdeeds
Solomon
King of Isreal, son of David and Bathsheba
Rehoboam
Son of Solomon, ruled unwisely causing the split of Isreal
Elijah
prophet of G-d who campaigned against the worship of Baal
Ahab
wicked King of Isreal who succumed to the worship if Baal; stole Nathan's vineyard
Jezebel
Canaanite wife of Ahab who was known for her wickedness