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Bible: The Old Testament

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1. Why does Cain kill his brother Abel?

2. Which of the following is not a sign of God’s covenant, or promise, with Abraham?

3. How does Jacob steal his brother Esau’s inheritance rights?

4. How many sons does Jacob have?

5. What is Jacob’s alternate name?

6. From which catastrophe does Joseph save Egypt?

7. How does God first appear to Moses?

8. What object that God gives Moses allows him to perform signs and wonders?

9. How does God feed the Israelites in the desert?

10. Why does Moses break the stone tablets inscribed with God’s commandments at Mount Sinai?

11. Why does God curse the Israelites to wander the desert for forty years before entering the promised land?

12. What do Moses and Joshua forbid the Israelites to do in the promised land?

13. Who betrays Samson to the Philistines?

14. Why does God reject Saul as king of Israel?

15. Why does the prophet Nathan rebuke David?

16. What does David bring to Jerusalem to bless the religious city?

17. How does Absalom flaunt his brief overthrow of David’s throne?

18. What event triggers the division of Israel into two kingdoms?

19. Who is Elisha?

20. What do the deaths of King Ahab and his wife Jezebel have in common?

21. Which Jewish festival results from the events in Esther?

22. Which of the following is not one of Israel’s judges?

23. What does King Solomon do in Israel?

24. What is one of the main criteria in Leviticus for living in the Israelite camp?

25. Why does God reprimand Job?

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not sure about the Analysis

by JEDI1016, September 01, 2012

The section that quotes 1:27-29 relies heavily on the use of the semicolon in the passage. however this is not punctuation that exists in Hebrew and would not have been in the original. in particular its not aplicable to "man and woman he created them" because the 'them' is actually singular in Hebrew and therefor should be translated "Man and woman he created it (humanity)" so its not even the same kind of binary described in the analysis.

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Physicality?

by GrammarJunkie18, July 11, 2013

You keep repeating that Gd appears in different forms and can be physical, while in fact the Old Testament itself says that He sent an angel, or made something appear, etc. Also, the Bible specifically says that He is not physical. In chapter 4 of Deuteronomy, Moses says to the Hebrews: "And you shall watch yourselves very well, for you did not see any image on the day that the Lord spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire," then goes on to explicitly say not to make any image of Him because He doesn't have one! I just don't see how ... Read more

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song of solomon

by pastorluke, December 22, 2013

The bible states that you are not to focus on words of no value and look at the big picture 2 Timothy 2:14
[ Dealing With False Teachers ] Keep reminding God’s people of these things. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen.. The reason for this was the attempted forced paganism of the church by deception. The Bible interprets itself as intended and todays false interpretations and nit picking are very troubling and indicative of corruption. Here, watch this for how the ... Read more

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