Flashcards in Session 9 Study Questions Deck (60):
What are the 4 human kingdoms predicted in the book of Daniel, and what is the 5th kingdom that follows?
followed by God's kingdom
Why do many people view the book of Daniel as fraudulent?
Because it contains too detailed prophecies for them to be "genuine" and hence the book must have been written after the events took place. Genuine predictive prophecy is assumed impossible.
What are three lines of argument against the genuineness and truthfulness of the book of Daniel?
1. Prophetic details are intentionally deceptive (to specific to be genuine prophecy)
2. Language is later than Daniel's life (contains some Persian words and three Greek words - of musical instruments)
3. Historical blunders prove account is non-historical (Belshazzar, Nabonidus)
In what language is the prophetic plan for the Gentiles written - Daniel 2-7?
True/False: Daniel gives God's plan for Israel during the Times of the Gentiles.
In what year did Jehu become king? That year is important because it provides a chronological synchronism point between Northern Israel and Southern Judah.
What son of Jehoram and Athaliah was rescued by Jehoram's daughter Jehosheba?
Joash or Jehoash, her little nephew.
How long did Athaliah reign as queen in Judah, having killed all she could of the house of David?
How old was Jehoash (or Joash) when he began to reign as King of Judah?
7 years old
After Jehu was assassinated, who was his son that became king of Judah?
What 2 kings enjoyed prosperity and friendly relations after the murder of Amaziah of Judah?
Jeroboam II of Israel and Uzziah (or Azariah) of Judah
Why did God smite king Uzziah of Judah with leprosy?
Uzziah attempted to burn incense in the temple at Jerusalem
What 4 things were unique about the prophets of Israel?
1. Called of God, consciously aware of it
2. Prophesied only in the name of Yahweh
3. Every predictive word they uttered came to pass
4. They did not try to manipulate or avert the purposes of God (except by prayer)
The earliest writing prophet, Obadiah, pronounced God's judgement on what nation?
What prophet used a recent severe locust plague as a basis for clarifying the coming judgmental aspect of the Day of the Lord?
What prophet predicted judgment against several nations in order to speak against the sins of Northern Israel?
What prophet was swallowed by a great fish?
Jehu's dynasty over Northern Israel lasted through 4 generations: Jehu, Jehoahaz, Jehoash, Jereboam II, and Zechariah. Who killed Zechariah of the house of Jehu to make himself king?
Shallum, son of Jabesh
Who assassinated Shallum king of Israel after 1 month of reign?
Menahem, son of Gadi of Tirzah
True/False: Menahem of Northern Israel paid tribute to Assyria in order to retain his kingship
Menahem's son, Pekahiah, was assassinated after 2 years of reign by what usurper?
Pekah, son of Remaliah, and army captain
Pekah's murderer became the last king of Northern Israel, and he reigned for 10 years. What was the murderer's name?
True/False: Merrill believes that the Samaritans originated after the fall of Samaria in 722 BC, and after the importation of a conglomeration of peoples, who gradually evolved into a monotheistic form of religion.
Rezin (of Syria) and Pekah (of Northern Israel) sought to invade Judah in order to dispose what king? And then they hoped to establish an anti-Assyrian king on Judah's throne.
Although the Assyrian king Shalmaneser V actually captured Samaria, his successor claimed credit for the victory. Who was his successor?
What was king Hezekiah's attitude toward Assyria?
Hezekiah severed ties with Assyria and asserted his trust in the LORD alone.
In Hezekiah's revivals, what feast did he celebrate, even allowing dates to be extended and allowing others to celebrate the feast one month later?
Who destroyed the Bronze Serpent which Moses had made in the wilderness, because people had begun to worship it like an idol?
How many Assyrian soldiers died with Sennacherib sought to capture the city of Jerusalem in 701 BC?
185,000 Assyrian soldiers
What prophet to Northern Israel illustrated the unfaithfulness of Israel to the LORD by the unfaithfulness of this wife in spite of his great love for her?
What are the two major historical narratives in the book of Isaiah?
1. Isaiah 7-8 (the Syro-Ephraimite war which threatened king Ahaz of Judah, and was the occasion of Isaiah's prophecy about the Virgin birth).
2. Isaiah 36-39 (The Assyrian siege of Jerusalem in 701 BC, in which the Angel of the Lord killed 185,000 Assyrian soldiers.
How does Isaiah present the struggle between Assyria and Judah in 701 BC?
As a struggle between conflicting ideologies or theologies - Who is God?
True/False: Micah the prophet is a contemporary of Isaiah. Some of his prophecies were before the fall of Samaria in 722, and his prophecies also include the prediction of restoration under the Messianic king.
Who was the most wicked king of Southern Judah?
True/False: Josiah became king at age 8 when his father Amon was assassinated.
True/False: Josiah burned at Bethal the bones of priests who had officiated there, and the tomb of the unnamed prophet who had predicted the reform of Josiah was found there.
What feast did Josiah celebrate in Jerusalem, which was the greatest celebration of that feast since the days of Moses and Samuel?
How did Josiah come to die?
Josiah tried to stop Pharaoh Necho from going north to help Assyria against the Babylonians, and Josiah was killed at Megiddo, and his body returned to Jerusalem with Jeremiah lamenting.
True/False: After reigning only three months, Jehoahaz, son of Josiah, was taken to Egypt by Pharaoh Necho.
Jehoiakim of Judah, the older brother of Jehoiakim, was placed on Judah's throne by Egyptian
(No indicator listed)
In 597 BC Jehoiachin, son of Jehoiakim, was taken with Ezekiel and others to Babylon.
True/False: Zedekiah, Jehoiachin's uncle, and son of Josiah, became Judah's last king.
True/False: Nahum predicted the fall of Nineveh in 612 BC, about 15-22 years in advance.
Habakkuk was a questioning prophet, who taught "the just shall live by faith"
The just shall live by faith ???
That was what was listed.
True/False: Zephaniah the prophet was the great-great-grandson of king Hezekiah of Judah.
Jeremiah the prophet encouraged the reforms of Josiah, and he lamented Josiah's death.
Jeremiah predicted the New Covenant for Israel and Judah
What prophet did Ezekiel compare with Noah and Job as supreme examples of personal righteousness?
Match the old and new names of Daniel and his three friends with their meanings.
Daniel (God's prince)
Belteshazzar (Bel's prince)
Hananiah (mercy of Jehovah)
Shadrach (command of Aku...moon god)
Mishael (who is like God)
Meshack (who is like Aku)
Azariah (whom Jeoviah help)
Abednego (servant of Nebo)
What did Daniel do first after Nebuchadnezzar's dream was revealed to him?
Then Daniel blessed the God of heaven
What did Nebuchadnezzar say after Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego. (who would not bend, budge, bow or even burn) were released unharmed from the Burning Fiery Furnace?
Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Mesheck, and Abednego
What did Darius the Mede say to Daniel when he was cast into the den of lions?
They God, whom thou serves continually, he will deliver thee.
True/False: Daniel on his knees was a mightier man than Darius on his throne. Darius stayed awake and fasted, while Daniel probably relaxed and may have slept with "kittens" for his pillows.
no answer given
When Daniel read Jeremiah 25:11-12, he believed God's word that the 70 years of Captivity were completed, and he confessed Israel's sins.
no answer given
Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's meat.
God in heaven reveals secrets
Nebuchadnezzar spoke and praised the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.
Nebuchadnezzar will become like a wild oxen eating grass because of his pride.
Belshazzar knows what the writing on the wall means.