Old testament

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Old testament
1 The Exodus 6
1.1 Exodus is a book in the bible written by Moses
1.2 The Israelites were enslaved in Egypt
1.2.1 Because of this Moses released 10 plagues on the Egyptians After the 10th plague, which was death of the firstborn, pharaoh agreed to let the Israelites go The Israelites make their way to the Red sea At the red sea Moses opens up the water to make a path for the Israelites Pharaoh and his army follow them in and Moses closes it on them and they all die Pharaoh soon changes his mind and chases after the Israelites These plagues did not affect the Israelites
1.3 read note- about picture


  • the handcuffs are open because it shows that the Israelites used to be enslaved but now they are free
2 Jacob and his family 5
2.1 Jacob is the son of Issac
2.1.1 his mother is rebekkah
2.2 Jacobs brother is Esua. Esau is older than Jacob
2.2.1 Jacob steals the birthright from Esau
2.3 Jacob marries two Women. Rachel and Leah
2.3.1 Rachel is his favorite. He never intended to marry Leah. He was tricked into marrying her He has 12 sons. 8 of them are from Leah and her servant and 4 are from Rebekah and hers Joseph is his favorite son these sons become the 12 tribes
3 Blessings of Abraham 4
3.1 God promised Abraham many things
3.1.1 Abraham was promised that he would become a great nation through his sons That ended up happening, as Abrahams son Issac, had Jacob, who had 12 sons that became the 12 tribes of Israel
3.2 God told Abraham that he would bless anyone that blessed him
3.3 Genesis 12: 2-3 says "And I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so you shall be a blessing; And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed."
3.4 God said Abraham's descendants would be like the stars of heaven many times
3.5 more than 40 blessings are given to Abraham
3.6 Abraham was blessed with Issac
3.7 God tested Abraham and told him to offer his son Issac as a sacrifice
3.7.1 Abraham was going to obey so God let him sacrifice a lamb instead
4 Exile 8
4.1 In 722 BCE Assyrians came and took over Israel
4.1.1 very few Israelites were left behind, but the ones that were become Samaritans
4.2 In 586 BCE, the babylonians took over Judah
4.3 The Jews lived in Exile for 70 years
4.3.1 It ended when the Persians defeated the babylonian empire The Persians let the Jews return to their homeland
5 The fall 2
5.1 people moved eastward afterwards
5.1.1 people wanted to get away from Eden This had taken place in the Garden of Eden
5.2 Cain Killed Abel. He killed him by smashing his skull with a rock.
5.2.1 The reason for this is because Cain was jealous of Abel because God accepted Abel's offering and not Cains
5.3 Adam and Eve were told by God not do eat off the tree of knowledge of Good and Evil
5.3.1 the snake tempted Adam and Eve to eat off the tree sin was created because of this. The fall was the first sin
6 Creation 1
6.1 Adam means Human. That is significant because he was the first human.
6.1.1 Timshel means There is Hope meanings of words are very important in the bible
6.2 7 is repeated multiple times. Some examples of it are the 7 days of creation, adam and eve add up to 7 with letters
6.2.1 God said "and it was good". He said it whenever he finished creating something on one of the 7 days of creation
6.3 loneliness was the first thing that wasn't good. God even said that it was not good
6.3.1 God made Eve because he didn't want Adam to be lonely
6.4 Creation takes place in Genesis. The bible starts with creation
7 The Flood 3
7.1 Noah built an Ark
7.1.1 8 people were on the ark. These included Noah and his wife and his sons and their wives 2 of every animal was on the ark
7.1.2 everyone not on the ark was killed
7.2 God thought that man had become evil
7.3 God promise that a flood to wipe out the while Earth would never happen again
7.4 It rained 40 days and 40 nights
8 The civil war 7
8.1 Israel divided into 2 kingdoms. Israel and Judah
8.1.1 Israel was the northern kingdom and Judah was the southern kingdom Israel was made up of 10 tribes the first king of Israel was Jeroboam Judah was made up of 2 or 3 tribes The first King of Israel was Rehoboam
8.1.2 The reasonn for the split was because the 10 northern tribes did not want to listen to Rehoboam Rehoboam was the son of Solomon, but the 10 northern tribes liked Solomon and not Rehoboam
8.2 see note about picture


  • this represents the two kingdoms because the fruit is split and half and so were the kingdoms
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