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Exegesis

To explain, interpret, fr. ex-the geisthai to lead – more at SEEK  an explanation or critical inter operation of a text.

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  • Ketuvim (Writings)
    The third section of the Tanakh, also known as the Hebrew Bible, is an impressive compilation of various writings with a wide range of themes and styles. These writings are collected under the name “Ketuvim,” which translates to mean “Writings.” Within this section, readers can find an exceptional array of religious expressions, some of which […]
  • Nevi’im Prophets
    Nevi’im (the Prophets section of the Bible) presents Israel’s history as a nation on its land.
  • Penitence
    n: the quality of state of being penitent: sorrow for sins or faults
  • Penitential
    adj: of or relating to penitence or penance
  • Prerequisite
    Prerequisite n: something that is necessary to end or to the carrying out of a function – prerequisite adj.
  • Repentance
    From the Encyclopaedia Judaica 14:73 Repentance is a Prerequisite n: something that is necessary to end or to the carrying out of a function – prerequisite adj. for divine forgiveness: God will not pardon man unconditionally but waits for him to repent. In repentance man must experience genuine remorse for the wrong he has committed […]
  • Proselytes (law of conversion)
    From The Encylopaedia Judacia 13:1183-1184 The procedure, established by the tannaim, according to which a non-Jew may be into the Jewish faith, was elucided as follows: “in our days, when a proselyte came to be converted we say to him: ‘What is your objective? Is it not known to you that the people of Israel […]
  • Proselytes
    The Encyclopaedia Judaica 13:1182 contains a fascinating analysis that provides extensive evidence of an increasingly common trend towards the conversion to Judaism during the Second Temple period. This period, especially in its later stages, witnessed a marked rise in the use of the term “ger”, previously reserved for referring to strangers or aliens, to denote […]
  • Kidron
    From the Encyclopaedia Judaica 10:988 The first biblical reference to the “brook” Kidron occurs in connection with Davids ABsalm (II Sam. 15:23) In the time of divided monarchy, the reforming Kings of Judah, Asa, Hezekiah, and Josiah, cast away and burnt the various idols which defiled Jerusalem there (I Kings 15:13 ; II Kings 23:4, […]
  • Ru’ah ha-Kodesh (name for God)
    From the Encyclopaedia Judaica 14:365 רוח הקודש A more problematical use of the term Ru’ah ha-Kodesh is when in some way hypothesized, or used as a synonym for God. This tendency toward hypostatization is already apparent in such expressions as “Ru’ah ha-Kodesh resting” on a person or place, or someone “receiving Ru’ah ha-Kodesh”. But it […]
  • Exegesis
    To explain, interpret, fr. ex-the geisthai to lead – more at SEEK  an explanation or critical inter operation of a text.
  • Casuistry
    A method or doctrine dealing with cases of conscience and the resolution of questions of right or wrong in conduct.
  • Dialectic
    a: discussion and reasoning by dialogue as a method of intellectual investigation. b: the Platonic investigation of eternal ideals
  • Baalim
    (From Easton’s Bible Dictionary) plural of Baal; images of the god Baal (Judges 2:11; 1 Samuel 7:4).
  • Esoteric
    adjective 1a. designed for or understood by the specially initiated alone < a body of ~ legal doctrine b. of or relating to a small group 2a. limited to a small circle b. Private, Confidental ORIGIN mid 17th cent.: from Greek es?terikos, from es?ter?, comparative of es? ‘within,’ from es, eis ‘into.’ Compare with […]
  • Etymology
    The history of a linguistic form (as a word) shown by tracing it’s development since it’s earliest recorded occurrence in athe language where it is found, by tracing it’s transmission from one langue to another, by identifying it cognates to a common ancestral form in an ancestral language.
  • Mikveh
    A collection of water A pool or bath of clear water, immersion in which renders ritually clean a person who become ritually unclean through contact with the dead (Num. 19) or any other defiling object or through an unclean flux from the body (Lev. 15) and especially a menstruant. It is similarly used for vessels […]
  • Torah
    The Law (/ˈtɔːrə, ˈtoʊrə/; Biblical Hebrew: תּוֹרָה‎ Tōrā, “Instruction”, “Teaching” or “Law”) The first five books of the Bible or also called “the books of Moses” comes from an archery term meaning to shoot

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    • Asa's league with Syria Hanani imprisoned Asa's death
    • Asa abolishes idolatry A covenant to seek The LORD
    • Asa succeeds Abjah Asa strengthens his kingdom Defeats Zerah
    • Abijah succeeds Rehoboam Abijah defeats Jerboam Abijah's wives and children
    • Shishak invades Judah Shishak spoils the temple Rehoboam's death
    • Rehoboam deterred from battle The priests and Levites strengthen Judah Rehoboam's family
    • Rehoboam succeeds Solomon Rehoboam's foolish decision Revolt of the ten tribes Flight of Rehoboam
    • The Queen of Sheba's visit Solomon's wealth and state Solomon's death
    • Solomon's buildings Courses of priests and porters Solomon's navy
    • God's glory in the temple The people worship Solomon's sacrifice God appears to Solomon
    • Solomon blesses God Solomon's dedicatory prayer
    • Dedicated treasures Induction of the ark into the oracle A sign of favor
    • The brazen altar Molten sea Courts
    • Solomon begins temple The Temple's dimensions, architecture, and ornaments
    • The temple Workmen Solomon contracts with Huram
    • The offering of Solomon Solomon's choice of wisdom Solomon's wealth
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