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chief of Following completion of the Tabernacle, the chiefs of Israel's tribes bring gifts of silver, gold and animals as dedication offerings.   presents his goods on the eleventh of twelve days of consecration.



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chief of   under   who assists in dividing .



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Descendants of this   return to   with   following the edict of .



great-grandfather 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.   stands on the dais to 's  left.



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  appoints this   as one of the treasurers in the Temple to insure that the Levites are paid properly.



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A son of the nineteenth king of .



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



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Second-born son of .



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A grandson of .



Father of According to the   and   are one and the same (see :  and : ).



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Father-in-law of   and grandfather of .



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A minister of   is brought to Egypt by   after his brothers sell him. He becomes the property of   in whose house he becomes a very accomplished servant.   repeatedly rebuffs the advances of 's  wife, who eventually accuses   of trying to bed her.   believes his wife's claim and has   imprisoned ( ).



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This Assyrian king threatens to invade Israel, but King   dissuades him by paying a tribute of a thousand talents of silver.



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A midwife who rescues Israelite babies, thus defying 's  command to   and her partner   to kill all newborn boys ( ). According to the   is another name for and   is another name for   ( :).



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's  ten sons are hanged following his downfall.   is one of them.



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The name of a family descended from   which lives in .



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2,812 (or 2,818) of this man's descendants return to   with   following the edict of Other descendants of his come to Israel with Eight of this man's descendants are pressured to give up their non-Jewish wives in the time of a son of participates in building the walls of   in the time of   This person might be the same individual who signs a pledge - an in the time of   ( : ). Those who sign this 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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The chief of the army of   king of   accompanies   when the latter strikes a covenant with   at and when   similarly makes peace with also at .



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Son of grandson of At the end of the nation of Israel sin with women from   and   in a place called Israelite men sleep with these women who persuade them to worship their god God punishes the people with a plague. At one point a   from openly has relations with a Midianite woman. This infuriates   who runs them both through with a spear. As a reward for his zeal,   is granted God's covenant of peace ( ).   leads a war of revenge against   ( ). According to the   is one of the two spies   sends to   ( : ). After the tribes of   and half of   return to their land on the eastern side of the Jordan River, they construct an altar which is interpreted by the western Israelites as a break with the nation and a forbidden act.   heads a delegation to confront the eastern community, and to threaten them with war if they do not remove the altar. The tribes answer that the altar they have built is not for sacrifices, but is a monument to their association with the rest of Israel ( ).   is mentioned as presiding over the Israelite army, instructing them via word of God to fight   during the episode of   ( : ). If the same   is involved, the dramatic story must have taken place soon after the conquest of   is an ancestor of Another descendant of is listed as accompanying   from   to Israel. There is a tradition that claims that   and   are one and the same person ( ).



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A descendant of   and leader of a clan of .



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A descendant of .



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Descendants of these servants of   return to   with   following the edict 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.   helps   explain the Torah text to 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 grandson of great-grandson of great-great-grandson of fifth generation after According to the   is so named since the world is divided - in his times (referring to the story of the tower of ).   lives to age 239.


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