Old Testament Confirmation -- Review

Select the word from the list below that BEST responds to the sentences in the right hand column. Type the letter (in CAPS) of your answer in the box to the left of the question.

A. Abner
B. Absalom
C. Ahithophel
D. Amorites
E. Bathsheba
F. Bethel
G. Bethlehem
H. Dan
I. Daniel
J. Ephraim
K. Goliath
L. Hezekiah
M. Hushai
N. Jehoiakim
O. Jeremiah
P. Jerusalem
Q. Jezebel
R. Josiah
S. Malachi
T. Medes
U. Megalithic
V. Nathan
W. Nehemiah
X. Persians
Y. Rebekah
Z. Shechem
AA. Shimei
BB. Solomon
CC. Uriah
DD. Zerubbabel

1.

The "city of David" where king David was born and raised is the town of _____.

2.

As a youth David went out to fight the giant Philistine warrior named _____, killing him with a sling and a stone.

3.

As king, David conquered the city of _____ and made it his capital city.

4.

David committed adultery with a woman named _____ and later arranged for her husband named _____ to be killed in battle.

6.

The prophet named _____ was sent to David to confront him with his sins of adultery and murder.

7.

Later in king David's reign, his son named _____ tried to overthrow his father and was killed by Joab.

8.

King David's son named _____ (his name means "Peace") built the temple of the Lord in Jerusalem.

9.

After the nation of Israel was divided into two kingdoms, king Jeroboam of the northern kingdom made two golden calves and set them up in the cities of _____ in the south and _____ in the north for the Israelites to worship.

11.

God sent the prophet Elijah to confront king Ahab and his wife _____ for promoting idolatry in the northern kingdom and persecuting the prophets of the Lord.

12.

In the later years of the southern kingdom, first king _____, then later king _____ (killed in battling the Egyptians) tried to re-establish the worship of the Lord in Judah.

14.

As a young man _____ was taken to Babylon and trained to be an administrator over the Israelites in captivity in Babylon.

15.

The king of the _____ and the _____ defeated Babylon and permitted the people of Judah to return to their homeland.

17.

Facing much opposition, a man named _____ rebuilt the temple in Jerusalem after the people returned from exile in Babylon.

18.

Also returning after the exile was a man named _____ who led the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem.

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