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Hatshepsut
Ruled Egypt for her son for 22 years- B/c of powerful and brilliant leadership, she was recognized by Upper and Lower Egypt- Could have been princess who raised Moses?
Tetragrammaton
Greek for "Yahweh"
Yahweh/Jehova
The name God gave for Himself to Moses
Amarna Tablets
Archaeological finds that bear witness to the obsessive worship of Amen-hotep IV to Aton (built temple in Amarna). He and his votaries were so devoted they were oblivious to appeals for aid from various parts of the kingdon.
Elohim
"God" Plural- Plural of Majesty (Trinity)
Moses
Adopted by Pharaoh's daughter
Highly educated in Egypt
Killed an Egyptian
Fled to the land of Midian
Married Zipporah, Jethro's daughter
Saw a "bush burning" while tending sheep in Sinai
Returned to Egypt to lead Iraelites to Canaan
Zipporah
Moses's wife- Jethro's daughter
Aaron
Moses brother and spokesman
Miriam
Moses sister
Midian
Place Moses fled to from Egypt. Home of Zipporah and Jethro.
Passover
(Unleavened Bread) Purpose: To remind Isreal annually of God's intervention for them in the Exodus. lasted 7 days and signaled the beginning of the religious year. It was the most significant of all the feasts and was celebrated at the beginning of the Barley harvest.
Manna & Quail
God miraculously provided these as food in the desert for the Isrealites