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Definition 1: the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible - [noun denoting communication]

(old testament is a kind of ...) a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die

(... is an instance of old testament) the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament; said to have been translated from the Hebrew by Jewish scholars at the request of Ptolemy II

(old testament is a part of ...) the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers

(old testament is a part of ...) the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus

(old testament is a part of ...) the third book of the Old Testament; contains Levitical law and ritual precedents

(old testament is a part of ...) the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt

(old testament is a part of ...) a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses

(old testament is a part of ...) a book of the Old Testament that tells the history of Israel under the leaders known as judges

(old testament is a part of ...) a book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died

(old testament is a part of ...) the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

(old testament is a part of ...) the second of two books of the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

(old testament is a part of ...) the first of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

(old testament is a part of ...) the second of two Old Testament books telling the histories of the kings of Judah and Israel

(old testament is a part of ...) the first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

(old testament is a part of ...) the second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre

(old testament is a part of ...) a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life; is traditionally attributed to Solomon but probably was written about 250 BC

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book consisting of Isaiah's prophecies

(old testament is a part of ...) a book in the Old Testament containing the oracles of the prophet Jeremiah

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC; traditionally attributed to the prophet Jeremiah

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling Hosea's prophecies

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling Joel's prophecies

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible

(old testament is a part of ...) a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Micah foretelling the destruction of Jerusalem

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling Nahum's prophecy of the fall of Nineveh

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling Habakkuk's prophecies

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zephaniah which are concerned mainly with the approaching judgment by God upon the sinners of Judah

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity

(old testament is a part of ...) an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Zechariah which are concerned mainly with the renewal of Israel after the Babylonian Captivity

(old testament is a part of ...) the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

(old testament is a part of ...) 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status

(old testament is a part of ...) one of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David

(... is part of old testament) the sacred writings of the Christian religions

"he went to carry the Word to the heathen"

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) an idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses; it is now used to refer to anything worshipped undeservedly

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a collection of written scrolls (containing nearly all of the Old Testament) found in a cave near the Dead Sea in the late 1940s

"the Dead Sea Scrolls provide information about Judaism and the Bible around the time of Jesus"

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) an obsolete name for the Old Testament books of I Chronicles and II Chronicles which were regarded as supplementary to Kings

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Judeo-Christian mythology) when Adam and Eve ate of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden, God punished them by driving them out of the Garden of Eden and into the world where they would be subject to sickness and pain and eventual death

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Gomorrah) was destroyed by God for the wickedness of its inhabitants

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) an ancient city near the Dead Sea that (along with Sodom) was destroyed by God for the vice and depravity of its inhabitants

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the guardian archangel of the Jews

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Cain killed Abel out of jealousy and was exiled by God

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; given by God in place of the murdered Abel

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) son of Noah

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre them

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) son of Noah

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) when God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot and his family were told to flee without looking back; Lot's wife was disobedient and was immediately changed into a pillar of salt

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) eldest son of Noah

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the 2nd son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the wife of Uriah and later the wife of king David; Solomon was her son by David (circa 10th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Babylonian general and son of Nebuchadnezzar II; according to the Old Testament he was warned of his doom by divine handwriting on the wall that was interpreted by Daniel (6th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a youth who was taken into the court of Nebuchadnezzar and given divine protection when thrown into a den of lions (6th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites; as a young shepherd he fought Goliath (a giant Philistine warrior) and killed him by hitting him in the head with a stone flung from a sling; he united Israel with Jerusalem as its capital; many of the Psalms are attributed to David (circa 1000-962 BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the eldest son of Isaac who would have inherited the covenant that God made with Abraham and that Abraham passed on to Isaac; he traded his birthright to his twin brother Jacob for a mess of pottage

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a giant Philistine warrior who was slain by David with a slingshot

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the second patriarch; son of Abraham and Sarah who was offered by Abraham as a sacrifice to God; father of Jacob and Esau

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the first of the major Hebrew prophets (8th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the son of Abraham who was cast out after the birth of Isaac; considered the forebear of 12 Arabian tribes

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a son of Jacob and a forebear of one of the tribes of Israel

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) an Israelite prophet who is remembered for his angry lamentations (jeremiads) about the wickedness of his people (circa 626-587 BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel; one of his descendants was to be the Messiah

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a famous hunter

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the second wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testment) a son of Jacob and forefather of one of the tribes of Israel

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) a judge of Israel who performed herculean feats of strength against the Philistines until he was betrayed to them by his mistress Delilah

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) Hebrew prophet and judge who anointed Saul as king

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom (10th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the husband of Bathsheba and a soldier who was sent to die in battle so that king David could marry his wife (circa 10th century BC)

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) the bush that burned without being consumed and from which God spoke to Moses

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) God's means of destroying sinners

"his sermons were full of fire and brimstone"

(old testament is the domain which ... is member of) (Old Testament) one of several sweet-smelling spices used in incense

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