Friday, January 04, 2008

Most Study Questions for Bible Examination

Q: Name the general divisions of the Old Testament and the books in each.


A: Pentateuch - Gn, Ex, Lv, Nu, Du
History - Jo, Ju, Ru, 1S, 2S, 1K, 2K, Ne, Ezra, Est
Wisdom - Job, Ps, Pv, Ecc, Song of Sol.
Prophets - Is, Jer, Lam, Ezk, Dan, and all the minor prophets

Q: Give a general outline of Old Testament history, including key dates.

A:

Time of the patriarchs
Abraham born 2161 B.C.
Exodus 1445 B.C.
Conquest 1405 B.C.
Time of the Judges
Time of the Kings
King David's Rule 1010 B.C.
Northern Kingdom Exile 722 B.C.
Southern Kingdom Exile
Fall of Jerusalem 586 B.C.
Return from Exile
Rebuild the Temple 515 B.C.
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