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hebrews

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hebrew civilization lasted how long? 1800bce - 70ce (2000 millennia or about 1900 years)
Who were the founders of Judaism Hebrews
Jews originated from what name? Judah
The most sacred text Torah
Torah contains what? History of Hebrews & it's basic laws and teachings
The first 5 books of the Hebrew bible are also called The Torah (God's teachings)
Who is the father of the Hebrews? Abraham
Was Abraham polytheistic or monotheistic? Monotheistic
When did Judaism begin? God promised Abraham that he would be the father of a great nation if he moved to Canaan
What does covenant mean? agreement, contract
Who was Moses? Prophet of the hebrews
Were did descendants of Abraham move to? Egypt
Why did descendants of Abraham move to Egypt? Most likely due to famine
What became of Hebrews once they moved to Egypt? They became slaves
Define prophet Someone who speaks/interprets for God
Define plague really bad, harmful events
How did Moses become the leader of the Hebrews? He was told by God to go to the pharaoh and free Hebrew slaves
What happened when pharaoh refused to free the slaves? God sent 10 plagues
Define exodus mass exit of a group of people
What did Moses receive when he led the exodus from Egypt to Canaan? the 10 commandments
10 COMMANDMENTS established Judaism's basic laws regarding how to worship God, treat each other, and how to behave.
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