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Adam
"Earth" "Man" possibly "Red"
Eve
'lifegiver'
Babel
'to confuse' - tower where God confused the language of the whole earth
Rachel
Jacob's wife, mother of Joseph and Benjamin, Laban's daughter, stole idols
Leah
Jacob's wife, Laban's daughter given to him in marrige first before Rachel. 6 sons.
Shem
Son of Noah
- Jews are his descendants -'Semitic'
Ham
Son of Noah - cursed by his son Canaan.
Shinar
land of the tower of Babel
teraphim
fertility idols
Ur
city in Mesopotamia where Abraham was born
Haran
land where Abraham and Sara settled after leaving Ur. land of Laban.
Melchizedek
High priest that Abraham gave tithes to, king of Jerusalem, type of Christ
Hagar
mother of Ishmael by Abraham, maid of Sara,
Beersheba
place of oath betweem Abraham and Abimelech
Negeb
land south of Judea - land of kadesh-barnea and beersheba
Machpelah
land where Abraham and Sara were buried, along with Isaac, Rebekah, Leah, Jacob
Abel
Killed by his brother Cain, fat offering was pleasing to God, replaced by Seth
Laban
Father of Rachel and Leah, brother of Rebekah, bargained with Jacob
Cain
gave fruit offering, killed Abel, punished as a wanderer, protected by God,
Ararat
place where Ark settled
Tamar
Daughter in law to Judah, who deceived Judah into unchastity acting as a prostitute
Japheth
son of Noah
Judah
sin with Tamar, his land becomes a Kingdom, saved Joseph from death
Benjamin
youngest son of Jacob, son of Rachel, important in Joseph story, descendant :Saul
River Jabbok
where Jacob wrestled with an angel, God
Peniel
Jacob named the place "Peniel' for he had seen God face to face, where he wrestled.
Lot
Abraham's nephew, who was rescued from Sodom and Gomorrah, his wife turned to salt
Levi
Son of Leah, descendants were priests
Rebekah
sister of Laban, wife of Isaac, mother to Jacob and Esau, sent Jacob to Laban in Haran
Potiphar
Captain of the guard of Pharaoh - His wife accused Joseph of violating her after he refused her.
Goshen
land where Israel settled in Egypt
Ramses
storage city built by Israelites in slavery
Aaron
spokesman for Moses in confrontations with Pharaoh, brother of Moses, responsible for the golden calf.
Miriam
sister of Moses, rebelled against Moses and was stricken with leprosy, wrote a beautiful song.
Sea of Reeds
Red Sea, where Israel crossed the water.
Horeb
Another name for Mt. Sinai, or mountain range there.
contents of ark
Testimony (Law), golden jar of manna, aaron's rod
ephod
garment worn by high priest
urim and thummin
objects on the ephod that helped determine God's will
Pithom
storage city
Midian
land where Moses fled to after kiling the Egyptian, land of Jethro
Festivals - 3 most important
Passover, Pentecost, Booths
Yom Kippur came in Lev.
Marah
where bitter water became sweetened
rephidim
where Moses stuck the rock and water flowed, place where he sinned and resulted in not seeing the promise land.
Decalogue
10 commandments
Basic description of the tabernacle
holy of holies, holy place, brazen altar, laver, lampstand, shewbread.
altar
altar in tabernacle, fire was never to go out, hollow square, 5 x 3 cubits
manna
lit. "what is it? or what?"
- miraculous food provision
table of shewbread
made of acacia wood overlay with pure gold, bread of presence for continual offering, and bread for priests.
mercy seat
lid for ark with cherubim facing each other
date of exodus
1446 BC. early
1225 BC. late

Dr. Curtis believes early date
Passover
event - 10th plague where the Spirit passed over those doors with blood to spare them the death of their first born.
important festival commemmorating this event: deliverance from bondage of Egypt
kadesh barnea
camp of Israelites- from here Moses sent spies and the people rebelled - sentenced to complete 40 years of wandering
Joshua
one of the twelve spies sent from kadesh barnea - he survived the 40 years of wandering
caleb
a faithful spy along with Joshua
bronze serpent
fiery serpents sent as punishment by God, many died, but those who looked upon the serpent image Moses had built were healed.
Balaam
heathen diviner, prophesied against Israel for money, but didn't work out, had talking donkey.
Korah
levite who led a rebellion against Moses and was killed - the earth swallowed him
cities of refuge
those guilty of accidental homicide seek protection from avenger until trial
baal-peor
Fertility God of canaan. Baal worship and judment of a plague. Phinehas the priest stopped the plague by killing the guilty man, Zimri, and woman, Cozbi. Num. 25
Mt. Nebo
where Moses saw the Promised land
Rahab
harlot who helped the spies Joshua sent into Jericho, her life was saved when Jericho tumbled
Jericho
home of Rahab, miraculous story of Israelite victory by Joshua
Mt. Gerizim
mount that stood for blessing, also future temple site of Samaritans
Gibeonites
deceptively made an alliance with Israel saying they had come from a far away land. Joshua cursed them to be slaves
Achan
sin of taking garment, gold, and silver from previous battle to resulted in loss at AI, and death to him and his family by stoning
Ai
city of defeat due to Achan's sin, later was captured.
Jerusalem
Joshua captured it, but did not drive all the Jebusites out, later completely captured by David
Mt. Ebal
mount that stood for cursing
Jabin
King of Hazor, organized army of the northern kings against Israel. Joshua defeated them by the waters of Merom. Sisera was his captain
Sisera
captain of the army of Jabin who was killed by Jael with a tent peg
Levite and his concubine
story: worthless fellows of Gibeah of Benjamim raped and abused the concubine. The levite cut her up in 12 pieces and sent her parts to the 12 tribes as a call to action. Reason for the Benjamite War
Deborah
Judge, who dwelt under a palm tree - helped deliver Israel from Jabin. Balak was the leader of the Israelite army who defeated them at Mt. Tabor
- song of praise in Judges 5
Mt. Tabor
place of victory of Balak over Jabin
Gideon
destroys altar of Baal
- sign of the fleece miracle from God
- defeats Midianites with only 300 men chosen by how they lap water- with trumpets and torches resulted in complete rout
Jephthah
deliverer that dealt with the Ammonites and Ephraimites - that made a rash vow that resulted in his own daughter being a burnt offering to God -
- death to those mispronouncing Shibboleth as Sibboleth
Samson
Nararite Judge
- killed 1000 Philistines with a Jawbone
- falls to enemy thanks to Delilah and her plot to steal his strength by cutting his hair.
- he brought down pillars and killed himself and 3000 philistines
Dagon
false god of philistines
- dagon bowed and then fell to pieces in the presence of the stolen ark
barak
led Israel by Deborah to victory over Jabin and Sisera
Jael
killed Sisera with the tent peg
Jerubbaal
- another name for Gideon, given to him because he destroyed the altar of Baal
Jephthah's daughter
she was given as a burnt offering due to his rash vow
Micah
man of ephraim - stole 1100 shekels, confessed, mother dedicated money to make an idol - Micah hired the levite so that he would prosper-chased the Danites who stole the idol and took the priest with them on their way- they threated Micah's life, and he returned home.
Elimelech
man from Bethlehem, husband of Naomi
Ruth
Moabite woman, daugther in law to Naomi, loyalty and Hesed, married Boaz, gleaner
Naomi
mother in law to Ruth and Orpah -
wanted to be called "Mara" meaning bitter
Obed
child to Boaz and Ruth, grandfather to David
Hesed
lovingkindness - covenant loyalty-
seen in the characters of Ruth
kinsman redeember - go'el
Boaz, who redeems Ruth, by being kinsman, graciously provides for her.
Moab
land where Ruth is from
Orpah
Naomi's other daughter in law
Bethlehem
land of Elimelech
Gleaning
provision for the poor where they could gather the leftovers
levirate marriage
nearest relative marries the widow and continues the famiy of his deceased brother
Philistines
Sea People -
Goliath-
carried away the ark -
false God Dagon -
metal working
Elkanah
husand of Hannah
Ziklag
town where David stayed, given to him by Achish, in refuge from Saul
Dagon
philistine god who bowed and broke in pieces to the Ark
kiriah-jearim
where ark was returned to after getting it back from philistines, it was originally in Shiloh
nahash
Ammonite - dumb general who wanted to gouge out the right eye of Saul's army, but gave him 7 days to think about it, and Saul defeated him.
Agag
King that Saul spared in disobedience, Samuel killed him, Saul was rebuked and lost his kingship
Jesse
father of 8 sons, including David
Saul
first king of Israel, anointed by Samuel, 'wasted potential', only partial obedience to God, obsessed with killing David
metal working
a stregth of the philistines, Israelites were dependent on them for weapons
Achish
philistine king who hired David in refuge from Saul, where David acted insanely, gave David the town of Ziklag
Goliath
champion of Philistines killed by David
Doeg
The Edomite, who at Nob, carried out the killing of the priests, an order the soldiers wouldn't even do
Shiloh
the place the ark came from to use in battle against the Philistines
Hannah
mother of Samuel, whom while in prayer Eli thought was drunk, Hannah's song.
Ebenezer
stone of help - a memorial "The Lord has helped us"
Abigail
Naba;'s wife, who acted on her husband's behalf so David wouldnt kill him, became David's wife
Golden mice and tumors
the plague received by the Philistines for stealing the ark
Nabal
Abigail's husband who angered David, he became a stone and died
Jabesh-gilead
Where Nahash beseiged, then gave Saul the opportunity to defeat him. after this victory the Israelites chose Saul as their king.
jonathan
son of Saul who loved David and helped him survive his father's anger
Kish
father of Saul, a Benjaminite
Michal
Saul's daugther, for whom Saul gave to David for dowry of 100 philistine kings hoping David would die trying. She helped David escape later from Saul.
Nob
where David appealed to Ahimelech for bread, and the priests helped him, who were later killed by Doeg and Saul
ephod
garment worn by high priest
Joab
David's commander, killed absalom
Hiram
helped with the construction of the temple with supplies and builders
Ishbosheth, isbaal
youngest son of Saul, crowned king of northern tribes
Uriah
husband of Bathsheba, and loyal to David, who David sent to be killed in the front lines after his adultery with her.
Zadok
high priest loyal to David, anointed Solomon King
Araunuh, or Ornan
the temple was constructed on his threshing floor
Abner
Saul's commander
Bathsheba
wife of Uriah who David had adultery with, and later married, mother of Solomon
Amnon
son of David, who raped Tamar, 2 years later killed by Absalom.
Tamar
David's daughter, who was raped by Amnon
Abiathar
high priest to David
Ahaz
Bad King of Judah, during time of Isaiah
Abiathar
later supported Adonijah instead of Solomon
Jeroboam
first king of Israel, wanted independence from Israel, set up centers in Dan and Bethel, chose his own priests
Huldah
prophetess who affirmed the scroll found of Deut. in time of Josiah
Nebuchadnezzar
Babylonian king. Neb II defeated Egypt at battle of carchemish in 605 BC to establish Babylonian rule
Elijah
prophet who phophesied to northern tribes, told of Ahab's death. Killed Baal priests
Samaria
capital of North kingdom
Manasseh
worst king of Judah
Necho
Egyptian pharoah who killed Josiah
Zedekiah
last king of Judah, son of Joshiah, helped save Jeremiah on several occasions. broke allegiance with Nebuchadnezzar,was taken to Babylon and killed
Nathan
prophet who helped secure the kingdom for Solomon
Hiram
helped build the temple
Rehoboam
son of solomon, last king of monarchy, his stupidity caused the kingdom to split
Jezebel
married Ahab, princess of Sidon, emphasized Baal worship, considered evil
Elisha
prophet after Elijah, assisted in victory against Moab by giving water- widow's oil, emphasizing healing of people
Hezekiah
good king during time of Isaiah
Josiah
during time of Jeremiah
- found scroll of Deut.
- Good king
Jeremiah
prophesied during Josiah time
Micaiah ben imlah
prophesied against Ahab