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another name for   given to him by .



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A   from the   family after whom a division of   is named.



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A descendant of .



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A son of   born in .



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A son of   and thus a great-great-grandson of .



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A general of 's  (the king of ) army who is defeated by .



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A descendant of .



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A son of .



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A leader of the people 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 son of   born to   after 's  death.



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A descendant of .



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The name of a family descended from .



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A great-grandson of .



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Third-born son of .



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A   and father-in-law of   has three sons with   and .



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A great-granddaughter of .



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A descendant of .



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First-born son of .



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A descendant of .



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A descendant of .



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A descendant of .



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A prosecuting angel whose name means "the adversary". In one of 's  visions, the prophet sees the   accusing the   in post-exilic times, of an unspecified charge. God defends the priest. The 's  image as an evil character stems primarily from his role in setting up the story of   is a righteous individual who has a rich and peaceful life. The   argues before God that   is virtuous because God has treated him well. Were God to replace his charmed existence with a miserable one,   would not remain faithful to God. God allows the   to deprive   of all his possessions, to kill his children, and to strike   with boils. Through all his suffering (and his wife's scorn),   remains true to God whom he will not curse nor criticize for his troubles. Thus the   appears to lose the challenge he has put to God.



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An official in charge of 's  herds of cattle in the   region.



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A scribe of .



father of



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A descendant of .


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