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Reading the Old Testament Kings and Prophets 3
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12/14/2009

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Anathoth
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The hometown of Jeremiah in the tribe of Benjamin
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Baruch
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Jeremiah's scribe, perhaps responsible for composing and editing the latter half of the book of Jeremiah
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Complaints of Jeremiah
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A collection of passages found in Jeremiah 11-20 that express hes anxieties and frustrations of being a prophet
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Exile
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The Babylonian exile was the period in the middle of the sixth century when Judeans were taken as captives to Babylonia and resettled there; it officially ended in 539, but Judeans nonetheless remained there
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Ezekial
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A priest taken to Babylonia, he became a prophet tot eh community of Judean refugees living there in the sixth century
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Habakkuk
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One of the twelve prophets; a sixth century Judean prophet who sought to understand God's purpose in sending the Babylonians to punish Judah
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Hananiah
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The Judean prophet who challenged Jeremiah over the issue of the yoke of Babylon
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Jehoiachin
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King of Judah for three months, he was taken captive to Babylon in the first deportation
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Jehoiakim
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Second to the last king of Judah
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Jeremiah
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A prophet in Judah during the Babylonian crisis; he was persecuted because of his unpopular prophetic statements including a prediction of the fall of Jerusalem
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Josiah
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King of Juday who reformed Judean religion and died in battle at Megiddo
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Josiah's Reform
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The religious reform of 622 initiated by Josiah, king of Judah, afte the Book of the Covenant was found in the Jerusalem temple; it is sometimes called the Deuteronomic reform because the book appears to have been an early form of Deuteronomy
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Nahum
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One of the twelve prophets; a late seventh century Judean prophet who announced th coming destruction of Ninevah
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Nebuchadrezzar
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Monarch of the Neo-Babylonian Empire who invaded Judah and destroyed Jerusalem in 587
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New Covenant
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A theme of the prophet Jeremiahbased on the Mosaic covenant; God would renew the covenant with his people and write it on their hearts
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Throne-Chariot
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The vehicle carrying YHWH that the prophet Ezekiel saw while in Babylonia during the exile
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Zadok
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A descendant of Aaron, he was a priest at David's court; he supported Solomon's succession, so his descendants had rights to the chief priestly duties in the temple
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Zedekiah
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The last king of Judah
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Zephaniah
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One of the twelve prophets; a seventh century Judean prophet who proclaimed the coming Day of YHWH
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Gedeliah
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Governed Judah after its destruction