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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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A descendant of .



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A second man of this name who is a descendant of .



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A descendant of   who is chief of his people.



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A   from the family of   who is chosen by   to help bring the   to .



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A hero in 's  army.



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The governor of those Jews who took the unusual step of moving to   in the time of .



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A great-great-grandson of .



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A   from the   family after whom a division of   is named.   also serves as a treasurer for the sanctuary.



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A descendant of This might be the same individual listed as   in : It might also be the same person who heeds the call of King   to cleanse the Temple in : .



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The chief of the western half of   in the time of .



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A prophet of Israel.   is most famous for his description of a devastating plague of locusts which destroys the agriculture in the land of Israel, causing famine for the people and shortages in the Temple. The prophet details the great anguish and suffering which follows the infestation and uses the event to spur the people to fast and repent. The prayers of the people will be answered, says the locusts will be removed and years of plenty will begin. Israel will know that the Lord is in their midst and that He alone is God (chapters 1 and 2). In the era of blessing, prophecy will be bestowed upon all of Israel's citizens (chapter 3). On the terrible day of judgment, God will call the nations to account for their treatment of Israel. While these other peoples are being punished, Israel will prosper (chapter 4). It is uncertain when   lived. Part of chapter 2 of   is read as half the   for .



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  and his brother   are corrupt judges who stray from their father 's  path, leading the nation to demand a king.   is called   in .


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