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642 (or 648) of this man's descendants return to   with   following the edict of Many 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 descendant of   who is pressured to give up his non-Jewish wife in the time of .



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Following 's  reconstruction of the walls of a national assembly is called at which   reads to the people from the Torah. a helps   explain the Torah text to the community. He later joins other   in blessing the people and asking them to praise God. 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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During the national assembly called by this   participates in blessing the people. 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 descendant of   and the head of a family of .



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A descendant of .



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A hero in 's  army.



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These men are credited with building the " in the walls of   during the time of .



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Sons of   (also called ) who are soldiers in 's  army.



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A descendant of .



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These men are persuaded by   to submit to the rule of   after they initially escape the conquest of .



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The descendants of   participate in the choir in the The eleven chapters of   which bear their names are either composed by them (according to the Gemara - .  - three   contribute to the composition of ) or are sung mostly by this family.



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



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A descendant of .



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father of



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A   and a musician who accompanies the   to   in the time of .



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A   and a musician who plays the trumpet before the   in the time of .



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A   in charge of provisions donated to the Temple in the time of .



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A general of 's  from   was in charge of the   and the   who were bands of soldiers.   performs many great acts of courage including killing a lion and dispatching an Egyptian with the latter's own spear. When   decides to exalt himself as the next king after he spurns seeking instead the support of   hears about 's  behaviour and instructs   and   to take   down to the   spring and anoint him there. After   dies   asks   to appeal to her son to grant him   as a wife.   interprets this as a challenge to his throne and he has   killed by   is also sent to kill   who has taken refuge in the Upon completing this job he is given charge of the army in 's  place. To settle 's  accounts,   is lastly charged with killing   becomes minister of the army in 's  cabinet. 's  platoon of 24,000 soldiers serve   in the third month of every year.



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A hero in 's  army from   is in charge of a military division of 24,000 soldiers which serve   in the eleventh month of every year.



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The twelfth son of   and second son of   dies giving birth to   and on her death bed names her son -   meaning "son of my sorrow."   however renames the child   ( ). During the famine predicted by   sends all of his sons save   to Egypt to buy food to sustain the family.   accuses his brothers of being spies and warns them not to return to Egypt unless   is with them.   convinces   to send   and   is overwhelmed upon seeing his younger brother.   then frames   by hiding his silver goblet in the latter's sack. When the cup is discovered,   declares that he will keep   as a slave and release the rest of the brothers ( ). Desperate to save   and return him to   pleads with   to have pity on his father.   finally reveals his true identity to his family and he and   embrace.   does not speak during the entire story ( ).   is nearly obliterated during the horrific story of   ( - ). Notable personalities from   are: the   the first Jewish king;   a man who taunts   during his flight from   traitor to the brothers   and   who assassinate of hero of .



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



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  is credited with participating in the construction of the walls of   during the time of .


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