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Birthright

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Gives first born the responsibility and properties

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Akedah

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“Binding of Issac”

Supreme example of self-sacrifice

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Circumcision

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Must be done or they got cut off from the covenant

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Oral tradition

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Stories passed down generations by mouth

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Patriarch

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Fathers of the human race :

Abraham
Isaac
Jacob

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Primary History

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Creation to the exile

Genesis to Deuteronomy

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Secondary History

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Cronicler’s history

Creation - return&restoration

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Yahwist

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Authors of the earliest strands of traditions in the Pentateuch

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Abram

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Means “high father”

Changed to Abraham “father of multiple”

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Sarah/Sarai

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Mother of Isaac

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Hagar

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Abraham’s Concubine

Bore first son Ishmael

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Concubine

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Women who lives with a man but lower status than wife

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Elohim

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Another name for God in Hebrew bible

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Mesopotamia

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Between two rivers

Tigris&Euphrates

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Israel

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“My God prevail”

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Isaac

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“He laughs”

Father of Esau and Jacob

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Jacob

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“Supplanter”
Tricks Esau to give him birthright
Tricks Isaac to give him blessing
Later named Israel

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Esau

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“The hairy one”
Have up birthright
Stolen from his blessing
Isaac’s firstborn

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12 Sons of Jacob

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Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Zebulun, Issachar, Dan, Gad, Asher, Naphtali, Joseph, Benjamin

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12 tribes of Israel

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Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Zebulun, Issachar, Dan, Gad, Asher, Manasseh, Ephraim, Benjamin

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Levi

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Tribe made up of priest received no land

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Reuben

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“See a son”

Lost first son privileges

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Ephraim

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Received Reuben’s privileges

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Manasseh

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“Causing to forget”

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Potiphar

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Bought Joseph

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Joseph

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Youngest of Jacob’s sons
Favorite son
Sold by brothers into slavery

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Joseph’s bone

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Joseph asked to be buried in their land

Buried in Shechem

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Zipporah

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Moses’ wife

Saved his life by circumcising son

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Jethro/ Reuel

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Moses’ father in law

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Apodictic law

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Divine law

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Casuistic law

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Case described followed by a statement of penalty

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Decalogue

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Ten Commandments

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Covenant Code

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Second law codes given to Moses start with “if”

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Deuteronomic Code

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Contains religious ceremonies and ritual purity , civil and criminal law and conduct of war

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Exodus

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Israel left Egypt

Mass departure of people

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Holiness Code

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Leviticus chapters b/c it’s repetitive use of holy

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Mamma

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Israel’s main food source would fall from the sky

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Parity treaty

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Treaty in ancient near east

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Priestly code

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One of the four original sources of Pentateuch

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Mertneptah Stele

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Pharaoh who ruled Egypt

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Treaty between superior and inferior

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Suzerainty treaty