Flashcards in Bible Terms Deck (27):
The announcement by the angel Gabriel, to the Virgin Mary that she will conceive and become the mother of Jesus
Jacob dreams about a ladder between heaven and Earth during his flight from his brother Esau.
The place of the gathering of armies for the battle at the end of the world or, in general, the end of the world.
A tower built after the great flood, at which point God made everyone speak different languages and live in different places.
Mesopotamian city that appeared in the New Testament as the site of many prophecies.
Represents God's miraculous energy, sacred light, illumination, and the burning heart of purity, love and charity
Wife Urah and later David
She and king David committed adultery.
Capital of Syria, known for war of kings
Heroine of the book of Esther, wife of Xerxes; she was Jew
An idol (cult image) made by israelites in Moses's absence, sin of the bull
Land given by God to the descendants of Abraham
The weeping prophet
Job is a prosperous man that had bad stuff happen to him, then searched for answers, his determination was rewarded by God with more sons and other good stuff
A sea monster in the Old Testament
Turned into a pillar of salt for looking back at Sodom
Jesus restores him to life after 4 days of death
Lived the longest at 969 years
A symbol of peace for brides and virgins
Pearls before swine
"Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces."
Plagues of Egypt
10 calamities to release the ill treated Israelite from the slavery of the pharaoh
Young son takes father's money and wastes it and is returned lovingly with a party. The old son gets mad but the father instead says no, all that is his is the old son's
Queen of Sheba
Visited with Solomon and "prove him with hard questions"
A foremother of Jesus who converted to Judaism and took its principles to heart
Forces of men's destruction
Jesus and money changers
Jesus expels the money changers from the Temple in Jerusalem accusing them of turning it into a den of thieves.
Prophet swallowed by a fish