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Old Testament H + L

Old Testament History and Literature Final Exam

God's promises to Abraham Descendants, Land, Blessings (be blessed and be a blessing to the world)
Year of the fall of the northern kingdom 722 BC
Year of the fall of the southern kingdom and the forced exile 587 BC
The three major divisions of the Old Testament Law, Prophets, Writings
Jesus, you're beautiful. I love you.
Books in the Law (Torah) Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
Books in the Prophets The Former Prophets:Joshua, Judges, I,II Samuel, I, II Kings The Latter Prophets: Isaiah Jeremiah Ezekiel the Twelve (Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi)
Books in the Writings Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Ruth, Song of Solomon, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, Esther, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, I Chronicles, 2 Chronicles
Septuagint (LLX) the Greek translation of the Old Testament (abbreviated LLX because tradition says that 70 or 72 Jewish elders translated it)
Vulgate Latin translation of the Hebrew Bible by Jerome
John Wycliffe made the first systematic attempt to translate the Bible from Latin to English
William Tyndale the first scholar to translate the Bible into English from the original languages
Genres in the Old Testament narrative, law, wisdom discourses, proverbs, prophecy, poetry/psalms, apocalyptic writings
Books containing the narrative genre Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Joshua-2 Kings, Ezra-Nehemiah, Chronicles, Ruth, Esther
Books containing the law genre Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy
Books containing the wisdom discourses genre Job, Ecclesiastes
Books containing the genre proverbs The Book of Proverbs
Books containing the genre prophecy Prophetic books
Books containing the genre poetry prophetic books, wisdom and proverbs, Psalms, Song of Songs, Lamentations
Books containing the apocalyptic genre Daniel
What is the phrase in Genesis 1 that conveys humankind's relationship to God? Genesis 1:26-28 "26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth,and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”"
The meaning of the phrase conveying humankind's relationship to God in Genesis 1:26-28 humans represent God and are given by Him authority to rule over everything that God has created; humans are to be like God in our relationships, loving God and everything He created
Portrait of God in the creation stories God is the sovereign God who is a relational God by nature and relates to His creation by blessings.
key theological issue in Genesis chapter 3 Humankind's disobedience resulted in a broken relationship with God and the disruption of the relationship between humanity and creation, between the man and the woman, and with the ground
significance of Genesis 12:3 to the story and mission of Israel in the world Israel is called to be a blessing to the world"I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.'”
Significance Exodus 19:5-6 to the story and mission of Israel Israel is a people set part for God, but blessings are now contingent upon faithful keeping of the covenant
Significance of the Passover Yahweh's protection of Israel when He passed through Egypt
Significance of the exodus personal salvation for every Israelite from Egyptian bondage
Significance of the Sinai Covenant God elects Israel as heirs of the covenant with Abraham and designates them as a holy people set apart for Him. The promises are conditional on Israel's faithful keeping of the covenant.
Significance of the Tabernacle a sanctuary for God; a visible sign of the presence of God with Israel; Yahweh, the covenant God, makes His dwelling among the covenant people.
God's personal name and its significance Yahweh – “I will be what I will be”/”I am who I am” – conveys the idea of God’s eternal presence; the Creator and Redeemer, the incomparable God of the universe
Books and chapters where the Ten Commandments are found Exodus 20, 34; Deuteronomy 5
Two parts of the Ten Commandments and their focus 1-4 Israel's relationship to God; 5-10 Israel's relationship to others
Commandment 1 No other gods before me
Commandment 2 No idols
Commandment 3 Don't take God's name in vain
Commandment 4 Keep Sabbath
Commandment 5 Honor mother and father
Commandment 6 Don't kill
Commandment 7 No adultery
Commandment 8 Don't steal
Commandment 9 Don't bear false witness
Commandment 10 Do not covet
Significance Leviticus It's an instruction manual for the priests
Significance Deuteronomy a repetition of the law for a new generation, Moses's final sermons
Shema Deuteronomy 6:1-9 Theological claim and challenge: Yahweh alone is God; Israel is called to love Yahweh with all of its heart, soul and strength
Deuteronomic theology theology based around blessings and curses
The Davidic covenant and its significance David would always have a descendant on the throne if Israel was faithful to God and God would relate to David's sons as His sons; God used an imperfect but obedient man to mediate His blessings to the world
date the exodus 1280 BC
date David anointed by Judah as king over Judah 1000 BC
date of the Division of the kingdom of Israel and the death of Solomon 922 BC
date the destruction of the Northern Kingdom 722 BC
date the destruction of Judah and the forced exile of all the Israelites 587 BC
date the Persian conquest of Babylon 539 BC
date the dedication of the second temple 515 BC
Significance of David to the story and mission of Israel Israel lived out the covenant under him. Also, it is seen that God will use sinful but obedient people to mediate His blessings to the world.
Hosea's portrait of God and Israel God is faithful. Israel has been unfaithful (an adulteress). Call to return to God and be faithful and He will take them back.
mission of Israel according to Amos promote knowledge of God as the judge of all humanity, social justice
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