was the second king of the united Kingdom of Israel
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topography
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The features of a place or region, such as moutains, deserts, lakes, rivers, and oceans.
The topography of Michigan contians lots of lakes.
vegetation
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The plant life of a place.
This summer I planted A garden and a few months later it was coverd in vegitation.
delta
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A area of sediment deposited at the main resorce of a river.
On our summer vacation we took a boat from the delta to the ocean.
papyrus
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A water plant used to make rope and paper in ancient times.
Papyrus was used regularly in ancient times.
Nomad
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A person that moves from home to home without a permanent place to live.
Most american indians were nomads.
Hebrews
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a member of the Semitic peoples inhabiting ancient Palestine and claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; Israelite.
Moses led the Hebrews out of Egyptian slavery.
Torah
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The first five books of the Jewish bible.
Historians use the Torah to understand the history of the Jewish people.
Abraham
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The person who led the Hebrews from Mesopotamia to Canaan.
The father of the Hebrews was a man named Abraham.
Moses
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A Hebrew who led his people out of slavery in Egypt and brought Judaism its fundamental laws, the Ten Commendments.
The greatest leader of the Hebrews was the prophet Moses.
King David
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The second king of the united Kingdom of Israel.
King David completed the defeat of the Philistines.
Solomon
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A Hebrew king who built Jerusalem's first great temple. (The son of King David)
After Kind David Solomon became king.
covenant
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An agreement, promise, and/or assurance.
A covenant was reached between to allow immigration.
descendants
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A daughter or son, granddaughter or grandson, ect.
The descendants of Abraham are known as the Jewish people.
sacrifice
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A gift of an animal for slaughter as a way to honor gods.
Soliders sacrifice there lives everyday for our country
prophet
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A person who speaks or explains for God to other people.
A prophet spoke to the Hebrews about the comeing plague.
plague
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A terrible disaster affecting many people and thought to be sent from God as a punishment.
A plauge of locusts ravaged the country side and tormented the people.
Exodus
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the escape of the Hebrews from Egyptian slavery.
Moses led the exodus out of Egypt.
Ten Commandments
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The ten laws said to be given to Moses by God.
The Ark of the Covenant contained the Ten Commandments.
Sabbath
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According to one of the Ten Commendments it is the seventh day of the week to be used for the rest and worship.
The Hebrews celebrate Sabbath every Sunday.
Ark of Covenant
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The chest containing the Ten Commendments, written on stone tablets, that the Hebrews carried with them during their wanderings after their flight from Egypt.
Indiana Jones was searching for the Ark of the Covenant in his movie.