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Canaan

Eastern Meditation land in which Abraham resettled around

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Irsael


country in Asia
kingdom in ancient Palestine
northern part of the Hebrew kingdom after about 933 B.C.

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Jerusaalem

the capital of the kingdom of Israel

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Judah

the southern region of Irseal that became its its own kingdom

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Carthage

an ancient city-state in N Africa, near modern Tunis: founded by the Phoenicians in the middle of the 9th century b.c.; destroyed in 146 b.c. in the last of the Punic Wars. 2. a town in central Missouri.

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Abraham

the first of the great Biblical patriarchs, father of Isaac, and traditional founder of the ancient Hebrew nation

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Moses

The great leader, lawgiver, and prophet of the ancient Israelites (Hebrews

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Deborah

a prophetess and judge of Israel who fought the Canaanites

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David

A formidable foe to normal people. intelligent, strong forceful. a weird hybrid of a bully and a nerd.

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Solomon

n the Old Testament, a Hebrew king, son and successor of David. The “wisdom of Solomon” is proverbial. Solomon is also known for his many wives, for his splendor and wealth, and for building the Temple at Jerusalem.

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covenat

an agreement.

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monotheism

the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.

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slavery

the state of being a slave.

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descendant

a person, plant, or animal that is descended from a particular ancestor.

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synagogue

the building where a Jewish assembly or congregation meets for religious worship and instruction.

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barter

exchange (goods or services) for other goods or services without using money.

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judaism

the monotheistic religion of the Jews.

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ten commandments

The Ten Commandments are laws or rules handed down to Moses by God on Mount Sinai.

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torah

(in Judaism) the law of God as revealed to Moses and recorded in the first five books of the Hebrew scriptures (the Pentateuch).