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



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A   who is a gatekeeper for the   in the time of .



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  is appointed by   as a doorkeeper for the   once he brings it to .



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  has decided to bring the   from   to At one point the oxen pulling the cart carrying the   stumble and who is leading the animals, grabs hold of the He is killed on the spot.   is frightened and leaves the   in the house of   for three months before bringing it to 's  household is blessed during the time it hosts the .



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This man from the family of   leads 50 men in accompanying   to Israel.



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A minister under King   who is an ally of   is arrested by elements in 's  government who see the prophet as a threat, and who throw him into a pit.   convinces the king that   will die of hunger if he's left in the pit. The king grants   authority to haul   up to safety. For his trouble on 's  behalf,   merits a personal message from God, delivered through the prophet: since he trusted in God,   will not be harmed when   falls.



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A   who settles in   at the time of a move which was unusual then.



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Twelfth   of Israel, from   judges for eight years. He has 40 sons and 30 grandsons.



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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 prophet of unknown date, and author of the Bible's shortest book. Running only a single chapter, 's  book is devoted entirely to a curse against Israel's neighbour The nation of   is believed to descend from so their treachery towards their cousins Israel is particularly painful and unforgivable. Because of their cruelty during Jerusalem's capture - rejoicing at its fall, sharing in the spoils and cutting off the escaping refugees - the prophet predicts the total destruction of Israel will return to inhabit her land following the overthrow of the children of

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And liberators will climb up Mount Zion to judge Mount Esav; and the kingdom will be the Lord's (1:21).   serves as the   for   (for ).




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A   living during the time of   is a signatory to a pledge - an affirmed by the leaders of the community. 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   who is the head of his family in the time of the Second Temple.



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A descendant of the nineteenth king of .



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A soldier from   who joins   in .



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The Judean king   is a righteous leader who walks in the ways of God. He sends a delegation of religious authorities on a circuit throughout the cities of   to teach Torah to the people.   is one of the instructors in that group.



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A descendant of .



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A great-great-grandson of .



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This man leads 218 men in accompanying   from   to Israel.



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



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