Essays Tagged: "Israelite"


ted success as they journeyed to the promised land. During this time, political authority among the Israelites rested in the hands of patriarchs, or prominent members within the tribes. These men were ... authority, chosen by God, to lead His people and to teach His ways. The success that swept over the Israelites was short-lived, however, and for the next two hundred years the people of Israel struggl ...

(10 pages) 341 0 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Book Of Hosea

ins with God telling Hosea to marry an adulterous wife . He does this toshowthe relationship of the Israelites adultery to God by worshipping idols and other God's. Hoseamarries Gomer and they have a ... the obstacles he'll place in their path to hinder their search. God also declares he will punish theIsraelites for forgetting about their one true God. God ends the narration by telling of therestorat ...

(12 pages) 131 0 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


aoh's court but was forced to flee to Midian after he killed an Egyptian whom he had seen strike an Israelite. They think that Moses was at the pharaoh's court because he was receiving Egyptian traini ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Human struggle for power in Genesis and Exodus

story of the plagues in Egypt. Because Pharaoh's "heart was hard" (NIV 8:19), he would not free the Israelites from slavery. He needed the cheap labor he had enjoyed for so long, so he disobeyed God's ... nt because God's power is infinite, whereas Pharaoh's lasts only one lifetime. Also, God showed the Israelites that He was a real god who would be with them throughout their pilgrimage. God's purpose ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Women in Ancient Israel" compares Israelite women and their influence to other women in different civilations during ancient times

f the jobs within their society were for males only. However, in some societies such as the ancient Israelite civilization, women possessed a little more influence, respect, and standing than in other ... g than in others. Marriage, family life, and various jobs were all several of the occurrences early Israelite women experienced.Marriage was regarded by the ancient Israelites as the most important of ...

(3 pages) 66 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The book of Exodus.

what he expects him or her to do with no questions asked. Some people may say that God still treats Israelites like slaves even though he sends Moses to free Israel. "I am the LORD your God, who broug ... they went from one master to another.In the book of Exodous, God gets extremely angry when he sees Israelites prey to another form of God. When people see the Ten Commandment, they can realize that G ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Christianity and helping the poor--Sara Vee

Christianity and Helping the PoorIn Deuteronomy 15.11, God says to the Israelites, "I command you to be open handed toward your brothers and toward the poor and needy in y ... brothers and toward the poor and needy in your land." (New International Version) God commanded the Israelites to help the poor and intended for Christians to take this as an example and follow it. Th ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Debt, Development and the Biosphere

ebt of developing countries. This ancient holy law was designed to protect the social fabric of the Israelite society; every fifty years creditors would forgive the debtors and farmers would re-claim ...

(21 pages) 112 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Outline pgs 112-114 Ruth

Outline pgs 112-114Ruth an Israelite Foreigner with a Great Destiny-The story in the book of Ruth was in the time of Judges so ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

History of the Hebrews

he help of Moses, the Hebrews fled Egypt in 1250 B.C. Moses was said to be asked by God to help the Israelites. Moses asked the Pharaoh to let them free but the Pharaoh refused. Moses then sent plague ... fled from and joined the tribes that had not migrated to Egypt.It took many generations before the Israelites could colonize Canaan because they needed to avoid the threat of the Philistines. In orde ...

(10 pages) 72 1 3.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Diary of Ramses II An entry into the Diary of Ramses II, the pharoh of Egypt at the time of the exodus.

growing tired of these ridiculous threats. I have experienced 9 plagues, from this "I Am", yet the Israelites are still my slaves. When will they accept the fact that they are worshiping a false god? ... is done? Now I have not only lost my son, but I have lost my army too!This is not the last time the Israelites will meet with us. We will not be defeated. We will make them our slaves once again, I am ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Book of Job- Theological issues and doubts through each verse.

afterlife. This is probably a gentile book translated for a Hebrew audience; Job does not know the Israelite name for Yahweh and he himself comes from northern Arabia. The whole purpose of the book a ...

(6 pages) 69 0 2.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

How do Jewish ceremonies and practices keep the Jewish faith alive?

ual they annually remind Jews of the story, the story of pass over is that about 3000 years ago the Israelites were enslaved by the Egyptians under the rule of the Pharaoh Ramses II. According to the ... ored. Moses warned the Pharaoh that God would send severe punishments to the people of Egypt if the Israelites were not freed. Again the Pharaoh ignored Moses' request of freedom. In response God unle ...

(9 pages) 38 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Michelangelo's "David" - with works cited

the Israeli people destined to become slaves to the Philistines? Not if David, son of Jesse, and an Israelite has anything to say. David, a shepherd boy, was too young and small to fight along side hi ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Isrealite Settlement in Canaan- with respect to Callaway/Miller theories and the books of Joshua and Judges in the Bible.

Israelite Entry into CanaanThe history of the Israelite settlement of Canaan has been subject to a g ... s and a collection of controversial archeological findings the exact history of the formation of an Israelite nation remains unsettled. While the book of Joshua embodies an accurate account of the Jew ... l findings as discussed in Callaway's essay "Settlement of Canaan."The Bible houses two accounts of Israelite settlement: the book of Joshua, and the book of Judges. First of all, it is important to n ...

(9 pages) 24 0 2.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Impassioned Desire For Freedom

n biblical history Moses heed warning to the Pharaoh to let his people go. He cautioned that if the Israelites were not freed, horrendous consequences to the extent of death to Egyptian children shoul ... to return home. In biblical time the Jordan River was the great divider which was what isolated the Israelites from the promise land. The spiritual uses the Jordan River as a parable for the Atlantic ...

(2 pages) 324 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The James Ossuary and the Jehoash Tablet.

d to the account in 2 Kings12. The inscription would also be the first extra biblical mention of an Israelite king of that era (Shanks, 3/2003). While Oded Golan has not been convicted yet, I believe ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Salvation History

e was then taken in by the princess of Egypt. He grew up not knowing for a long time that he was an Israelite. When the pharoah found out he was from Israel, he ordered his death immediately. Moses fl ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"The Message of Hope in David's Repentance" (Analysis of the sin and punishment of King David, with outside sources)

eans that the final redactors were putting these books together during a time of upheaval, when the Israelites have lost their government and their center of religion, and many had been forced to move ... s of Deuteronomistic History attempt to both explain how the Exile came to be, but also to help the Israelites keep their faith and tradition while under foreign rule. 2 Samuel is one of the most impo ...

(5 pages) 13 0 4.3 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity