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Descendants of this   come to   with   following the edict of Since their ancestry is uncertain they are relieved of their priestly privileges.



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A prophet. The book named for this figure is structured as a dialogue between   and God, the former challenging God to explain why evil people triumph. The ultimate answer given to the prophet is that he must be patient, the wicked enemies of Israel will receive their due punishment. The suffering of the good is temporary; Israel must not despair but abide by her morality for - the righteous will live by his faith (2:4). The third chapter of   is a poem praising God's mighty acts in history and expressing the prophet's faith that God will yet deliver His people. It is unclear when this prophet lived. The last third of   (2:20-3:19) is read as the   on the second day of the holiday of .



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Husband of who slays   were descendants of father-in-law of   who lived in the territory of   is an ally of   the king of but during the battle between   and Israelite troops led by his wife   assassinates 's  general, .



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Descendants of this   return to   with   following the edict of .



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Descendants of this   return to   with   following the edict of .



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A prophet who lives during the end of Israel's exile. Under the Persian king, the Jews received permission to return to their land and restore the Temple. Yet, for various reasons, building of the   stalled during the tenure of 's  son, This delay spurs the prophet   to exhort his compatriots to proceed with the project.   appeals successfully to the governor of and   the   of the period, to lead their flock in the holy work.   claims that God is disappointed with the people who strive to improve their own station while ignoring the ruined Temple (1:4). The prophet attributes the people's poverty to this neglect (1:5-11). If, however, the people of Israel invest their time in building the God will be with them and the second Temple will be greater than the first one was (chapter 2). The exhortation of   and his contemporary, persuade Israel to complete construction of Israel's religious centre. The Gemara states that God's communication with man ended with the prophets   and   ( .).



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One of five daughters of   who petition   for a parcel of   despite the fact that their father has no sons. God grants this request ( ) and it is fulfilled in An amendment to this agreement is later adopted: the women must marry within their tribe ( ) to keep their land from being transferred via marriage to another   ( ).



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One of the wives of a descendant of .



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The world's first woman. To provide man with a partner, God creates   using a part of 's  body.   is persuaded by the snake to eat fruit from the forbidden tree known as the She then shares this fruit with This sin leads to the couple's banishment from The woman is also further cursed with difficult childbirth and dominance by man. 's  name is given to her by   who decides that she is " the mother of all living things.   has three sons -   and and born after the death of   ( ).



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Descendants of (See the appendix on Biblical nations.)



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A grandson of great-grandson of .



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When   attack   is chosen to repel the enemy. Meanwhile   and   ascend a mountain and pray for the success of the Israelites.   and   support 's  arms, which he raises skyward during this episode ( ).



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One of five kings of   killed in Israel's war against that nation ( ).


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