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Mountain which Noah's ark came to rest as the great flood receded, in present day Eastern Turkey, Turkey's highest peak

Mount Ararat

2

husband that David sends off to battle so he can have Bathsheba

Uriah the Hittite

3

2nd to Satan in Paradise Lost, "Prince of Devils"

Beelzebub

4

hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified

Calvary (Golgotha)

5

jealous King before David, gave him permission to fight Goliath, killed himself after a prophesied defeat by the Philistines

King Saul

6

prophet who opposed the worship of idols (e.g. Baal), Jezebel tried to kill him

Elijah

7

went up to heaven in a chariot of fire

Elijah

8

she introduced the worship of Baal to King Ahab and Israel

Queen Jezebel

9

holiest Jewish day of the year, marks the end of 10 days of penitence, 10 days after Rosh Hashanah

Yom Kippur

10

Jewish New Year

Rosh Hashanah

11

queen of Persia who (along with her cousin Mordecai) stops a plot to massacre the Jews in Persia (celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)

Esther

12

three gifts that the wise men brought to infant Jesus

gold, frankincense, and myyrh

13

Noah's son who was cursed when he saw his father drunk and naked but refused to turn away as his other 2 brothers did, curse was darker skin (and for all his descendants)

Ham

14

Noah's 3 sons

Shem, Ham, and Japheth

15

responsible for the Massacre of the Innocents

Herod the Great

16

killed John the Baptist at the request of his stepdaughter Salome

Herod Antipas

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Jacob's brother, trades his inheritance to Jacob for bowl of stew, Jacob tricked his father by impersonating him at the request of their mother Rebecca

Esau

18

wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, God gave him the name Israel

Jacob

19

ladder seen in a dream which allowed angels of God to ascend/descend from heaven to Earth

Jacob's ladder

20

The Watchtower Bible & Tract Society

Jehovah's Witnesses

21

another name for Jeusalem, Mount ____ is also the hill that the city was built on

Zion

22

received a coat of many colors from his father Jacob, other sons were jealous

Joseph

23

his brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt, became second in command after interpreting a dream for the pharaoh, forgives his brothers later when they come to egypt seeking grain for a famine

Joseph

24

brought Israelites into the promised land after Moses died, destroyed Jericho by telling everyone to blow their trumpets and shout, the walls collapsed

Joshua

25

price for Judas turning in Jesus

30 pieces of silver

26

a man brought back to life by Jesus after being in the tomb for 4 days

Lazarus

27

these people liberated Judea from Syrian rule, also honored by Hanukkah

Maccabee

28

food that God gave Israelites during the Exodus after food had run out

manna

29

oldest man in the bible at 969 years old, grandfather of Noah

Methuselah

30

guardian angel of the Jews, led Adam and Eve out of the Garden of Eden in Paradise Lost, lead the celestial armies in Revelation

Michael the archangel