Flashcards in Test3 Terms Deck (12)
Year persia conquered Babylon, allowing some Jews to return to Jerusalem.
"Let justice roll down like waters..."
A southern kingdom prophet active when Assyria destroyed Israel; his writings contain advice to Davidic kings during this period and are found in the first half of the book bearing his name.
Isaiah of Jerusalem
A prophet whose marriage to a prostitute functioned as a metaphor for God’s relationship with unfaithful Israel.
"What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God"
A series of Poems
A northern kingdom prophet who was unhappy with the cults of Baal that king Ahab allowed to exist.
"I am the god and there is no other; I am God and there is no one like me."
They shall no longer say: The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the childrens teeth are set on edge, but all shall die for their own sins"
Jeremiah and Ezekiel
"I appoint you over nations and over kindoms, to pluck up and to pull down, to destroy and overthrow, to build and to plant"
Israels principal crime according to Hosea