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A descendant of   who was a prince exiled by   king of .



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623 (or 628) of this man's descendants return to   with   following the edict of A descendant of his, leads 28 others in accompanying   to Israel. Four of this man's descendants are pressured to give up their non-Jewish wives in the time of This might be the same   who is a signatory to a pledge - an affirmed by the leaders of the community in the time of   ( : ). Those who sign the declaration promise to observe the commandments of the Torah, to refrain from intermarrying, to avoid commerce on Shabbat, and to make regular donations to the Temple.



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A Jew returning with   to   following the edict of 2,056 (or 2,067) of his descendants return with him. Other descendants of his,   and lead 70 men in accompanying   to Israel. This might be the same   who is a signatory to a pledge - an affirmed by the leaders of the community in the time of   ( : ). Those who sign the declaration promise to observe the commandments of the Torah, to refrain from intermarrying, to avoid commerce on Shabbat, and to make regular donations to the Temple.



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A eunuch in the employ of King   whose mission to bring Queen   to the king's party is unsuccessful.



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  and his partner   are eunuchs and guards in 's  palace. The two plot to kill the king but   learns of their plans and tells his cousin Queen   about it. The two are caught and executed. Later,   rewards 's  loyalty by having   lead   on a horse through the streets of .



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A descendant of   who is pressured to give up his non-Jewish wife in the time of .



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A   mentioned by   as having rescued Israel, but who does not appear in The Gemara identifies   as   ( .).



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A descendant of .



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A captain under King When   kills   he commands   to toss the king's body into the field of   as a sign of justice for the wrongs committed against .



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An Israelite who gives his name to a stone, a geographical marker called - .



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Son of nephew of .



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A descendant of .



father of



the family name of



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This   is a ruler of half the district of He is credited with participating in the construction of the walls of   in the time of .



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A great-great-grandson of .



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This 's  descendant is one of the early settlers in   when the Jews return to their homeland.



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A eunuch in the employ of King   whose mission to bring Queen   to the king's party is unsuccessful.



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Descendants of   had pledged that his children would live in tents rather than houses and would avoid all alcohol. Upon instruction from God,   assembles these people in the   and tempts them with wine. The people admit that the circumstances of 's  invasion have forced them to seek more secure shelter, but adamantly refuse to drink wine, citing their family oath.   uses this loyalty to tradition to teach a lesson to Israel who have neglected the commandments of God. In contrast to   and   who can expect imminent punishment,   will be rewarded for adherence to their code.



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A descendant of .



great-great-grandfather of



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Second-born son of .



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Second-born son of .



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A descendant of .



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