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NT World of Jesus

Vocabulary, Encountering Jesus Chapter 2

Gentiles Non-Jews
Abba Aramaic term for "daddy"
Chi-Rho First two letters of the Greek word for Jesus Christ
apocalypse "revelation" or "unveiling"
Pentateuch First five book of the Old Testament
Angels God's messengers
Torah The Law or divine teaching revealed to Judaism
Ark of the Covenant portable shrine holding tablets on which Moses wrote the Law
Sanhedrin The seventy-one member supreme legislative and judicial body of the Jewish people.
Hasmonean Dynasty Descendants of the Maccabees who ruled in Judea after the Syrians were ousted in 128BC
Dead Sea Scrolls ancient scrolls containing the oldest known manuscripts of the OT in Hebrew
Qumran ancient Essene monastery on the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea
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