Flashcards in Quiz: Prophets and Wisdom Deck (26):
What are the names of the two kingdoms that divide after the reigh of Solomon?
What are the three primary topics of prophecy?
Messiah, Montheism, Morality
What country conquers the Northern Kingdom?
What country conquers the Southern Kingdom?
Name on miracle that Elijah performs with the power of God.
Performs bringing son back to life.
Who were the King and Queen who killed many prophets during the time of Elijah?
Ahab and Jezebel
Who was the false God of thunder who was worshipped by many and may have been "sleeping" during the contest that Elijah overtook?
Elijah is told that God would pass by while he is on Mount Horeb. What is one way that God is not apparent and what is the way that He is revealed?
What image does Isaiah says the Messiah will come from the root of?
What is the term for dispersed Jews?
Name on contrasting image of the peace that the Messiah will bring.
Lion and the lamb
What is the Hebrew term for "God with us?"
Most of the Jewish people believe that, when the Messiah comes, he will bring peace by destroying all their enemies. How does Isaiah portray the Messiah?
Suffering Servant, prince of peace
What does Jeremiah say will replace the Old Covenant based on the law?
will be written on peoples hearts
Who is the babylonian king who conquers Judea and then drags away 10,000 of the Jewish peopl?
Who then conquers Babylonia and allows the Jews to return home?
Cyrus of Persia
The wisdom books were written by sages and possibly...
What wisdom book is considered to be the "literary masterpiece?"
the book of Job
How does Job respond after he learns that his cattle, servants and children have been killed?
He said God gave it so he can take it away.
What is the central theme of the book of Job?
Faith beyond understanding
Who was the Queen during the time of the exile who tries to stop the prime minister of Persia from killing all the Jews?
Who was the Jewish woman who beheads the general Holofernes when he tries to have relations with her?
Where is Daniel tossed when he will not stop praying to God in the court of Nebachudnezzar?
pit of lions
Who is the famous Macedonian (Greek) who conquers the Promised Land, leading to the Hellenization of most of the known world?
Alexander the Great
What empire eventually replaces the Greek empire in the century before the birth of the Jesus?