israelites

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(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf Aaron
second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus Book of Exodus , Exodus
book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses Book of Joshua , Joshua , Josue
fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt Book of Numbers , Numbers
member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites Canaanite
(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalm David
major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness Feast of Booths , Feast of Tabernacles , Succos , Succoth , Sukkoth , Tabernacles
(Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt Feast of the Unleavened Bread , Passover , Pesach , Pesah
(Old Testament) an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses; it is now used to refer to anything worshipped undeservedly golden calf
village in Jordan near the north end of the Dead Sea; in the Old Testament it was the first place taken by the Israelites under Joshua as they entered the Promised Land Jericho
(Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho Joshua
laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah) Law of Moses , Mosaic law
(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus manna , manna from heaven , miraculous food
(Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai Moses
(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC) Nebuchadnezzar , Nebuchadnezzar II , Nebuchadrezzar , Nebuchadrezzar II
(Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines) Saul
ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ram; used in ancient times by the Israelites to sound a warning or a summons; used in synagogues today on solemn occasions shofar , shophar
originally a stronghold captured by David (the 2nd king of the Israelites); above it was built a temple and later the name extended to the whole hill; finally it became a synonym for the city of Jerusalem Sion , Zion
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