Tribes of Israel

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Jehovah's Witnesses: A Study on Intentional Community Essay

    1101 Words  | 5 Pages

    Jehovah’s Witnesses, a sect of the Adventist movement, founded in 1872 by Charles Taze Russell are one of the most unusually strict biblical literalist groups in the world. They are strict to their interpretation of scripture to a fault, as intentional communities go this, as most religion based groups, is one which depends upon the charisma of the biblical character Jesus while looking almost yearningly forward to the “end of days” a time during which the supposedly wicked will be cast into purgatory

  • The Lost Tribes of Israel Claims by Herbert Armstrong

    2361 Words  | 10 Pages

    The Lost Tribes of Israel Around 926 b.c., the kingdom of Israel split in two. Up to that point, all twelve tribes of Israel (plus the priestly tribe of Levi) had been united under the monarchies of Saul, David, and Solomon. But when Solomon’s son Rehoboam ascended to the throne, the ten Northern tribes rebelled and seceded from the union. This left only two tribes—Judah and Benjamin (plus much of Levi)—under the control of the king in Jerusalem. From that time on, the tribes were divided

  • Israel Chapter 20 Outline

    793 Words  | 4 Pages

    CHAPTER 20: APPOINTMENT OF THE CITIES OF REFUGE One of the only tasks left for dividing the land is assigning cities of refuge (v. 1-2; Num. 35:9-34). God reiterates the purpose of the cities to Joshua before they are assigned (v. 3-6). Israel then selected the cities of refuge, with three on either side of the Jordan (v. 7-9). CHAPTER 21: FULFILLMENT OF THE LAND PROMISE The final task of the land division is assigning cities to the Levites. The heads of the Levitical households approached Eleazar

  • The Kingdoms Of Judah And Israel

    1982 Words  | 8 Pages

    The Kingdoms of Judah and Israel from ca. 922 to 586 BCE have a significant impact not only on the Jewish tradition, but also on the history of Ancient Israel and its development, therefore it is important to discuss their political structure and influence. To discuss the political structure and developments of this period modern scholars refer to as the divided monarchy in Ancient Israel, there must first be a discussion of the political and religious factors that bring about the unification and

  • Jezebel Research Paper

    460 Words  | 2 Pages

    kingdom of Israel away from him only living the tribe of Judah to Solomon’s offspring because of his father David (1 Kings 11:4-13). When Solomon died, the united kingdom of Israel was divided into two kingdoms under king Rehoboam’s reign, Solomon’s son. The tribe of Judah and Benjamin became the kingdom of Judah, while the other ten tribes of Israel, became the northern kingdom, and was governed by Jeroboam the son of Nebat who reigned over the ten tribes known as the house of Israel (1 kings 12:1-25)

  • Ethiopian Jew Research Paper

    481 Words  | 2 Pages

    There are many Jewish communities in Ethiopia today, and one of these groups are the “Falashas or Beta Israel” meaning the House of Israel”. The Falasha are believed to descent from Menelik 1, who was known to be the son of Solomon and Queen of Sheba. The large number of the orthodox Jews believed that the Falasha were the descendants of the tribe of Dan, and they were among the ten lost tribes of Israel that was taken to exile by the Assyrians in 722 BC. It was also believed that some of the Falasha

  • Comparing Kohathite And Simeon

    1085 Words  | 5 Pages

    and Judah tribes. The Gershon's were given thirteen towns from Naphtali, Asher, Issachar tribes, as well as the Manasseh half-tribe. The Merari descendants were given twelve Town. The Kohathites were given Kiriath Arba and its surrounding pastureland. The villages and fields around the city belonged to Caleb, the son of Jephunneh. Aaron’s descendants were given Hebron, Beth Shemesh, Juttah, Ain, Debir, Holon, Eshtemoa, Jattir, and Libnah along with their pasturelands. The Benjamin tribe gave them

  • Seeking Good Council

    3703 Words  | 15 Pages

    Rehoboam and Jeroboam A. Rehoboam and the division of Israel. 1. (1-5) the elders of Israel offer Rehoboam the throne of Israel. And Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had gone to Shechem to make him king. So it happened, when Jeroboam the son of Nebat heard it (he was still in Egypt, for he had fled from the presence of King Solomon and had been dwelling in Egypt), that they sent and called him. Then Jeroboam and the whole assembly of Israel came and spoke to Rehoboam, saying, "Your father made

  • Nephilim Research Paper

    544 Words  | 3 Pages

    to conduct war, certain tribes are singled out for complete destruction. Starting in verse sixteen, God commands the Israelites to kill everything, men, women, children, and their animals. Also note that in verse eighteen, He gives one of the reasons, “That they teach you not to do after all their abominations, which they have done unto their gods.” The tribes God listed by name were all Nephilim tribes. These tribes had corrupt DNA. Consequently, these Nephilim tribes were not human, were not

  • Historical Descendants from the Old Testament: Jesus Christ and the Tribe of Judah

    751 Words  | 3 Pages

    servants gave Jacob twelve sons. The twelve sons formed the twelve tribes of Israel. The twelve tribes sons comprised of, Judah, Benjamin, Reuben, Naphtali, Issachar, Zebulun, Simeon, Dan, Gad, Asher, Ephraim and Manasseh(Young J.E. 108). The northern and southern Kingdoms of Israel came to be, after there was a disagreement among the twelve tribes of Israel. Ten of the twelve tribes formed the Northern Kingdom. Two of the twelve tribes formed the southern Kingdom. The split of the two kingdoms came