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Ancient Israel

QuestionAnswer
Monotheistic Worships one god
Profit Messenger sent by god
Canaan is split into Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan
Israel Name given to the decedents of Jacob, means struggles with god
Israelites Decedents of Abraham who left Mesopotamia and settled in Canaan
Drought Caused the Israelite's to leave Canaan and go to Egypt
10 Commandments Formed the basic laws of many nations
Torah The first five books of the Hebrew bible
Synagogue Jewish house of worship
Talmud Teachings about the Torah and records about the Jewish laws
Rule of law The idea that the law applies to everyone equally
Canaan Present day Lebanon and Israel
Jacob Raised 12 sons who became the twelve tribes of Egypt
Saul Warrior/Farmer anointed to be king by Samuel
Danial Refused Babylonian king/gods and was thrown into the lions den
Essenes Lived in the desert praying for God to deliver them from the Romans
Ezra A scribe who guided the writing of the Torah
Sabbath Weekly day of rest and worship
Hanukkah Commemorate the cleansing of the temple by the Maccabees
Cyrus Persian king who allowed the Jews to return to Judah
Diaspora Jews living outside of Judah/Greek word meaning scattered
Palestine Name given to Judah by the Romans, Refers to the Philistines
Alexander the Great King who defeated the Persians and became the ruler of Judah
The Zeolots Fought the Romans for freedom and drove them out of Jerusalem
Created by: BeastmodeGabe40