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1

After Solomon's death, his son and successor,_______________, traveled North to the Israelite tribal center at Shechem in order to secure the continued allegiance of the northern tribes.

Rehoboam

2

Jeroboam established worship centers at Dan and ______________.

Bethel

3

Pharaoh _____________ invasion of Judah is briefly described in the Bible, but his own inscriptions document it more fully.

Shishak

4

King ___________ purchased the hill of Shemer and built a new capital there at Samaria.

Omri

5

Ahab's building of a temple and altar in Samaria for Jezebel's God ___________ indicates that external influences on the northern kingdom were religious as well.

Baal

6

There were at least ___________ battles between Israel and the Arameans - several occurring near the strategic city of Ramoth-Gilead.

Thirteen

7

____________ staged a coup, executing the king, Jezebel, and all the descendants of Omri/Ahab as well as the priests and worshippers of Baal.

Jehu

8

Asa's successor, _______________, instituted religious and legal reforms.

Jehoshaphat

9

Jehoram married _______________, a daughter of Ahab and Jezebel.

Athaliah

10

____________ began a number of religious reforms.

Joash

11

When the territories controlled by the judge an King Azariah/Uzziah and those controlled by Jeroboam II are considered together, their combined area almost reached _____________ proportions.

Solomonic

12

With the death of _________ in 715 BC, Hezekiah's sole rule began.

Ahaz

13

In the biblical text, ______________, Hezekiah's successor, is primarily noted for the pagan religious rites that he reinstituted in Judah - including high places, alters for Baals, making an Asherah pole, worshipping the hosts of heaven, making children pass through the fire, and placing idols in the temple.

Manesseh

14

In 609 BC, as Pharaoh _____________ was heading north to assist the Assyrians, Josiah, evidently siding with the Babylonians, tried to impede his march at Megiddo. There the godly Judean king was killed.

Neco

15

King ______________ ruled for only three months (598-597 BC) and presided over the fall of the city.

Jeholachin

16

When the Egyptian king Hophra/Apries (589-570 BC) led a military expedition to Tyre and Sidon, _______________ joined in a revolt against Babylon.

Zedekiah

17

_______________ was appointed governor of those who remained in the land.

Gedaliah

18

____________ captured Babylon in 539 BC and was hailed as a liberator, treating the populace with leniency.

Cyrus

19

The second phase of the return back to Israel was lead by _____________ . Work on the temple was completed by 516 BC.

Zerubbabel

20

During the reign of Darius in 490 BC a Persian army invading Greece was defeated at a battle location called ______________.

Marathon