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a consecration to God requiring abstaining from wine, not having one's hair shorn, and not going near a dead body
('revelation') Jewish/Christian lit in which author claims to have received revelation, usually eschatological (vivid symbolism)
='banned,' often requiring dedication to God thru destruction
period in 6th century BC when part of Judea was taken into captivity in Babylon
('prophets') 2nd main HB division ('N' of Tanakh)
attempts to discover future events or the divine will by examining or manipulating natural phenomena
ANE empire in south Mesopotamia which dominated Judah in the later 7th & 6th centuries BC
a group that migrated to the southern coast of Palestine in the 12th century BC; principal rivals of the Israelites after Canaanites
Hebrew term referring to covenant faithfulness, integrity; the key attribute of the God of the covenant
a Moabite god
(adj paraenetic) sermon encouraging proper behavior
name for the region into which the Hebrews moved upon completing the Exodus & wilderness wanderings
a revelation about the end of the world or God's coming to render justice
ancient city, from which archaeologists have recovered 1000s of documents
a division of HB consisting of Josh, Judg, Sam, Kgs
expression of divine revelation, often enigmatic & thru prophet/diviner
the portion left over after a part is removed; the portion of the covenant community that remains after unfaithfulness & judgement
a division of HB containing the 3 'major' prophets (Isa, Jer, Ezek) & the Book of the 12
a major ANE empire in Mesopotamia, which dominated Israel & region 9th-7th centuries BC
the concept, common to many ancient non-Israelite societies, that the monarch so mediates between the people & ultimate reality that he should be considered a god
('right behavior or practice') unlike 'orthodoxy' (right belief), emphasizes conduct
a general Semitic word for 'lord,' 'owner,' or 'god'
land of Phonecians; name given to the coastal area to the north of Israel in the 1st millennium BC (extensive trade)
associated w/ Neo-Babylonian empire
a literary form of personal/communal songs which cry out to God in anguish, urging God to deliver those who suffer from their distress
inhabitants of the district of Samaria
period from 922-722 BC when once-united Israel became North & South--ended w/ Assyrian conquest
the capital city of the Northern Kingdom from early 9th century BC
the polytheistic cult of Israels's early neighbors
sometimes 'minor prophets,' a collection of 12 short prophetic books in the latter prophets

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