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topography
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A surface of land like mountain's and regions.
The globe is a topography of the United States of Amaerica.
vegetation
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The plant life of a region or place.
People planted crops. (vegitation)
delta
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An area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river.
There is a delta that is between the Nile River.
papyrus
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A tough water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient times.
I never knew there was a plant you could use to make paper and rope.
nomad
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A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home.
It would not feel comfritable for me to move back and forth without a permanent home.
Hebrews
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A member or descendant of a Semitic people.
I have a few friends who study Hebrew, and go to Hebrew school.
Torah
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The first five boks of the Jewish bible.
i never knew that there was a book called the Torah.
Abraham
The leader who led the Hebrews from Measopitamia to Canaan.
Abramham name is in the christian bible.
Moses
A Hebrew leader who led his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism its fundamental laws the Ten Commandments.
I think Moses was being ahero by saving his people.
King David
The second king of Judah and Israel. According to the Bible, he slew the Philistine giant Goliath and succeeded Saul as king. He is the reputed author of many of the Psalms.
I never knew that there was a king for Israel.
Solomon
The Hebrew king who built the great temple.
I would neveer build a temple.
convenant
A agrement or promise.
I had a covenant to beleive in one god years ago.
descendants
A daught, son, or granddaughter.
Me and my sisters and brother are my mom and dads desendents.
sacrifice
To make a sacrifice of somethimg.
Abramham almost sacrificed his son.
prophet
A person who speaks or interprets for god to other people.
Moses gave a prohet to his people.
plague
A terrible disater affecting many people.
In Irak soldiers tend to plagues evryday.
Exodus
The escape of many Hebrews from Egyptian slavery.
Moses got his people out of the Exodus.
Ten Commandments
The ten laws god gave Moses.
I follow the Ten Commadments almost everyday.
Sabbath
The seventh day of the week to be used for rest and worship.
Some of my bfriends celebrate the sabbath.
Ark of Covenant
The ark of covenant is the casing or holder of the Ten Commandments.
The ark is very important to some people.