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Biblical Allusions
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Bible Studies
09/26/2007

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Alpha and Omega
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the beginning and the end, from a quote in the Revelations
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Cain
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a brother who kills a brother;from the story of Adam and Eve's son who killed his brother Abel out of jealousy
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Daniel
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one known for wisdom and accurate judgement;from a wise leader in the old testament who was able to read the handwriting on the wall
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David and Bathsheba
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represents a beg sin;after the affair the woman became pregnant and the king had her husband put on th front lines of battle so he would die.
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David and Bathsheba
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represents a big sin;after the affair the woman became pregnant and the king had her husband put on th front lines of battle so he would die.
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Eye of the Needle
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a very difficult task; from the famous narrow gateway to enter into heaven
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Filthy Lucre
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money or profits; from a story in the NT of Jesus casting moneylenders out of the Temple
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Goliath
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a large person;from the giant from the Philistine city of Gath, slain by David, when he was a shepherd boy
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Good Samaritan
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someone who helps another person perhaps someone of a different race or background
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Handwriting on the Wall
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what the future holds;from the OT story of Daniel who was able to accurately predict some mysterious writing that appeared on the wall
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Ishmael
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one who is cast out as being unworthy; the son of Abraham and his handmaiden Hagar, he was cast out into the desert when his wife Sarah had their son Isaac
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Jacob
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grandson of Abraham, Son of Isaac and Rebekah, brother of Esau, and the traditional ancestor of the Israelites.
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Jacob
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grandson of Abraham, Son of Isaac and Rebekah, brother of Esau, and the traditional ancestor of the Israelites.
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Job
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one who suffers a great deal but remains faithful;from an OT character whose faith in God was tested by Satan; though he lost his family and belongings, he remaind patient and faithful
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Job's comforters
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"friends" who try to help by bringing blame
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Jonah
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one who brings bad luck;an OT prophet who ran from God and sailed to sea. When a storm arose, he admitted that he was the cause and the sailors threw him overboard, where he was swallowed by a whale
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Judas
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a traitor or a treacherous kiss;one of the 12 Apostles notorious for betraying Jesus
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King Ahab and Jezabel
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an evil king of Israel and his treacherous evil wife. Through their marriage the wife introduced the worship of Baal, an idol, to Israel inciting mutual enmity with the prophets.
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Manna
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a sustaining life giving source or food; from the sweetish bread like food that fell from heaven for the Israelites as they crossed the Sinai Desert to the Promised Land with Moses
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Original sin/the fall
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the idea that all men are innately sinful as a result of Adam and Eve's fall from the state of innocence
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pearl of great price
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something so precious that one would devote everything to or give up everything for it.
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philistine
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a person indifferent or hostile to the arts and refinement; from sea going people from crete who became enemies of the israelites and fought over their lands
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prodigal son
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a wasteful son who disappoints his father;from the NT parable of a man with two sons that when he split his estate between them the wasteful one left and blew his fortune when the other stayed home and worked on the fields. after the younger son spent all the money he came crawling back to his father who accepted him pardoning his error
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ruth and naomi
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paragons of love between inlaws;faithful friends. from the OT story of a woman who when her husband died in battle she left her own land to travel with his mother back to her people
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samaon and delilah
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treacherous love story. an israelite hero with great strength fell in love with a philistine. when the woman learned that the israelites source of strength was his hair, she betrayed him by excepting a philistine bribe to cut off his hair while he slept.
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scapegoat
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one that is made an object of blame for others
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sepulcher
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tomb in the OT
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sodom and gomorrah
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any place associated with wickedness or sin; from the evil cities of the OT that were destroyed by fire
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solomon
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an extremely wise person; from the son of ing david the Israelite king who wrote Proverbs and was known for wisdom
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twelve tribes of Israel
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according to the OT the Hebrew people took possession of the Promised LAnd of CAnaan after the death of Moses and named the tribes after the sons and grandson of Jacob