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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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...
Solomon's shamir
In the Gemara, the shamir (Hebrew: שמיר‎) is a worm or a substance that had the power to cut through or disintegrate stone, iron and diamond. King Solomon is said to have used it in the buil...
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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Uzziah
Uzziah (/əˈzaɪə/; Hebrew: עֻזִּיָּהוּ, meaning Yahweh is my strength; Greek: Οζίας; Latin: Ozias), also known as Azariah (/ˈæzəˈraɪə/; Hebrew: עֲזַרְיָה Greek: Αζαρις; Latin: Azarias),...
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United Monarchy
The United Monarchy is the name given to the Israelite kingdom of Israel and Judah, during the reigns of Saul, David and Solomon, known primarily from the Hebrew Bible. This is traditionally dated bet...
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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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Talut
Talut is the Qur'anic name for Saul. Talut is mentioned in Sura 2 (The Cow), verses 246-251, as a king appointed by God to rule over the Children of Israel. The Qur'an then describes him leading a few...
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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Judgment of Solomon
The Judgment of Solomon refers to a story from the Hebrew Bible in which King Solomon of Israel ruled between two women both claiming to be the mother of a child by tricking the parties into revealing...
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Passover Seder
The Passover Seder (English pronunciation: ˈseɪ dəɹ; in Hebrew: סֵדֶר‎ [ˈsedeʁ], meaning "order, arrangement"; and in Yiddish: "seyder") is a Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the...
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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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Baal (demon)
Baal (/ˈbeɪl/ BAYL; sometimes spelled Bael, Baël (French), Baell) is in 17th century goetic occult writings one of the seven princes of Hell. The name is drawn from the Canaanite deity Baal mentioned ...
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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...
Naboth
Naboth (Hebrew: נבות‎) "the Jezreelite," is the central figure of a story from the Old Testament. According to the story, Naboth was the owner of a plot on the eastern slope of the hill of ...
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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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Brit milah
The brit milah (Hebrew: בְּרִית מִילָה‎, [bʁit miˈla]; Ashkenazi pronunciation: [bʁis ˈmilə], "covenant of circumcision"; Yiddish pronunciation: bris [bʀɪs]) is a Jewish religious male circumcis...
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