Books of Kings
The two Books of Kings (Hebrew: ספר מלכים‎‎ Sepher M'lakhim – the two books were originally one) present the biblical view of history of ancient Israel and Judah from the death of David to...
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Elijah
Elijah (Hebrew: אֱלִיָּהוּ, Eliyahu, meaning "My God is Yahweh") or "My God Is Jah" or Elias (/ɨˈlaɪ.əs/; Greek: Ηλίας Elías; Syriac: ܐܸܠܝܼܵܐ Elyāe; Arabic: إلياس or إليا, Ilyās or Ilyā) was...
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Kings of Judah
The Kings of Judah were the monarchs who ruled over the ancient Kingdom of Judah after the death of Saul, when the Tribe of Judah elevated David to rule over it. After seven years, David became king o...
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Solomon
Solomon (/ˈsɒləmən/; Hebrew: שְׁלֹמֹה,  Shlomo,  Šəlōmō Šlomo; Syriac: ܫܠܝܡܘܢ Shlemun; Arabic: سُليمان‎ Sulaymān, also colloquially: Silimān or Slemān; Greek: Σολομών Sol...
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Solomon's Temple
According to the Bible, Solomon's Temple, also known as the First Temple, was the Holy Temple (Hebrew: בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ‎: Bet HaMikdash) in ancient Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount (also known a...
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Elisha
Elisha (/ɨˈlaɪʃə/;Hebrew: אֱלִישָׁע,  Elisha,  ʼĔlîšāʻ ; "My God is salvation", Greek: Ἐλισσαῖος, Elissaîos or Ἐλισαιέ, Elisaié, Arabic: اليسع Al-yasaʻ) is a prophet and a wonder-w...
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Azariah (high priest)
Azariah (Hebrew - עזריהו `aZaRYaHOo "God Helped") was the third High Priest after Zadok. C.f. I Kings 4:2, where he is called "son of Zadok", although he is elsewhere identified as the son of Ahi...
Tel Motza temple
The Tel Motza temple is an ancient Jewish temple located on the outskirts of Jerusalem discovered in 2012 by Israeli archaeologists.
Excavations at Tel Motza carried out prior to construction on H...
Rehoboam
Rehoboam (pronounced /ˌriːəˈboʊ.əm/; Hebrew: רְחַבְעָם,  Reẖav'am,  Rəḥaḇʻām ; meaning "he who enlarges the people"; Greek: Ροβοαμ; Latin: Roboam) was, according to the Hebr...
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Jehu
Jehu (/ˈdʒiːhjuː/; Hebrew: יֵהוּא,  Yehu,  Yēhû, meaning "Jehovah is He"; Latin: Hieu) was the tenth king of Israel since Jeroboam I, noted for exterminating the house of Ahab at the sup...
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Adonijah
Adonijah was the fourth son of King David and Haggith according to the book of Samuel (See: 2 Sam. 3:4), which is contained in the Bible.
The name Adonijah is a combination of a couple of Hebrew t...
Baal
Baal, also rendered Baʿal (Biblical Hebrew בַּעַל, [ˈbaʕal]), is a North-West Semitic title and honorific meaning "master" or "lord" that is used for various gods who were patrons of cities in the Lev...
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Bathsheba
According to the Hebrew Bible, Bathsheba (/bæθˈʃiːbə/ or /ˈbæθʃɪbə/; Hebrew: בַּת שֶׁ֫בַע‎, Baṯ-šeḇa‘, "daughter of the oath"; Arabic: بثشبع‎, "ابنة القسم") was the wife of Uriah the H...
Hamburg temple model
The Hamburg temple model is a baroque architectural model of the Temple of Solomon. It covers an area of about 12 square metres (130 sq ft) and is made from wood. It is square, with four win...
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Solomon's knot
Solomon's knot (Latin: sigillum Salomonis) is the most common name for a traditional decorative motif used since ancient times, and found in many cultures. Despite the name, it is actually classified ...
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Ahaziah of Israel
Ahaziah or Ochozias (אחזיהו) (Israel, c. 870 BC — c. 850 BC) was king of Israel and the son of Ahab and Jezebel.William F. Albright has dated his reign to 850-849 BC, while E. R. Thiele offers t...
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Zechariah of Israel
Zechariah (spelled Zachariah in the KJV and Zacharias in the DRB; Hebrew: זכריה‎, meaning "remembered by the Lord"; Latin: Zacharias) was a king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel, ...
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Gehazi
Gehazi, Geichazi, or Giezi (Douay-Rheims) (Hebrew: גֵּיחֲזִי; Tiberian: Gêḥăzî; Standard: Geẖazi; "valley of vision") is a figure found in the Books of Kings in the Hebrew Bible. He was Elisha's serv...
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David in Islam
David, or Dawud (Arabic: داود, translit.: ʾdāūd, [daːʔwd], Daud or Dawud), (circa 1043 BC - 937 BC?), is recognized in Islam as a prophet, messenger (Rasul), and lawgiver of God, and as a rig...
Cave of Elijah
The Cave of Elijah is a grotto written about in the Hebrew Bible, where the prophet Elijah took shelter during a journey into the wilderness (1 Kings 19:8).In the Books of Kings Elijah had been t...
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Jeroboam
Jeroboam /ˌdʒɛrəˈboʊ.əm/ (Hebrew: יָרָבְעָם yarobh`am; Greek: Ἱεροβοάμ Hieroboam) was the first king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel after the revolt of the ten northern Israelite tri...
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Jehosheba
Jehosheba (alternately Jehoshebeath) (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֶׁ֫בַע‎ Yehosheba, "the LORD is an oath"), or Josaba, is a figure in the Hebrew Bible. She was the daughter of King Jehoram of Judah, sist...
Saul
According to the Hebrew Bible, Saul (/sɔːl/; Hebrew: שָׁאוּל, Šāʼûl ; "asked for, prayed for"; Greek: Σαούλ Saoul; Latin: Saul; Arabic: طالوت‎, Ṭālūt) was the first king...
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Eilat stone
Eilat Stone derives its name from the city of Eilat where it was once mined, it is a green-blue inhomogeneous mixture of several secondary copper minerals including malachite, azurite, turquoise, pseu...
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Zimri (king)
Zimri or Zambri (Hebrew: זִמְרִי, Zimrī ; praiseworthy; Latin: Zambri) was a king of Israel for seven days. William F. Albright has dated his reign to 876 BCE, while E. R. Thiele offe...
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