Type
Crossword
Description

Abraham, Isaac, Jacob (Israel) and his twelve sons Patriarchs
When _______ left his home and settled in Canaan, many different groups were gradually settling Palestine Abraham
Israel’s distinctive faith and identity as a people begins with _____ Moses
Theirs was a religion marked by a ________ relationship between God and God’s people covenant
When the ______ entered Palestine, they were joined by other people who were unhappy with the political situation; Hebrews
Israel was defected by the _______ Philistines
____ was chosen as king Saul
To increase revenue, _______ divided Israel into twelve districts; each to support central government for one month of the year Solomon
To survive, the threat of the ________ , Israel had to make alliances with non-Israelites Assyrians
who is the wife of King Ahab of Israel Jezebel
Reforms by King _____ renewed Israel’s commitment to the covenant with God- a foundation of Israelite society that separated them from pagans Josiah
, Judah rebelled when King ________ of Judah transferred the nation’s allegiance to Babylonia after Babylonian armies defeated Egyptian forces Jehoiakim
Yet their _____ was not destroyed since it was sustained by prophets faith
The fall of _________ was seen as a punishment for their sins- transgression away from the covenant- it was a way God was teaching His people Jerusalem
_______ empire fell to the Persians Babylonian
In 538 BCE, King ________ issued a decree that the Jewish community and cult in Palestine be restored- even ordered the Temple be rebuilt Cyprus
In 440 BCE, _____, a Jewish cupbearer to the Persian king, was appointed governor of Judah Nehemiah
who conquered the Persian Empire Alexander the Great
_______ IV issued his decrees forbidding Jewish religious practice Antiochus
The ________ Revolt was a Jewish rebellion lasting from 167 to 160 BCE Maccabean

Ancient Israelites Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Is described in the Hebrew Bible as the second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah. David
Refers to the scattering of communities of Jews outside of their homeland after the Babylonian Captivity Diaspora
what forced the Israelites out of Canaan. Drought
the belief in one god Monotheism
laws that Moses received from god on Mount Sinai Torah
Persian king Cyrus
A kingdom built in 1000 B.C. by the Israelites that lies along the Mediterranean Sea in southwes Canaan
The king of the Chaldeans; captured the Jews Babylonian captivity Nebuchadnezzar
built a amazing stone temple in Jerusalem Solomon
someone constructed by god Phrophet
a day set aside for worship and rest Sabbath
a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea Israel
Twelve Tribes of Israel were known as Israelites
helped shape the basic moral laws of many nations TenCommandments
land on eastern Mediterranean region. Palestine
when many Jews were captured and forced into Babylon Babyloniancaptivity
A celebration by the Jewish people and beliefs that lasts eight days in the month of December, by lighting one candle per night in the celebration of the Maccabees in 165 B.C. Hanukkah
Indigenous people Chaldeans
in 722 B.C. conquered Israel and scattered the ten tribes Assyrians
The body of Jewish civil and ceremonial law made up of the ledgend of Mishnah and the Gemara Talmud

The Life of Moses Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

God made His covenant with him and changed his name. (Gen. 15:18) Abraham
God's chosen people. (Ex. 1:7) Israelites
Took his family to Egypt during the famine. (Gen 42:1) Jacob
He grew up in Pharaoh's house as the son of Pharaoh's daughter. (Ex. 2:10) Moses
What kind of child was Moses said to be? (Ex. 2:2) Fine
How many sons did Jacob have? (Gen 35:23-26) twelve
He tried to kill Moses. (Ex. 1:22) Pharaoh
What Moses' basket was made from. (Ex. 2:3) papyrus
Where Moses fled to after killing the Egyptian. (Ex. 2:15) Midian
What was Moses' occupation while in the land of Midian? (Ex. 3:1) Shepherd
Pharaoh told them to kill all the male children. (Ex. 1:15-18) Midwives
Moses' sister. (Ex. 15:20) Miriam
God changed Jacobs' name to this. (Gen. 32:28) Israel
He was sold into slavery, but became very mighty in the land of Egypt. (Gen 37:26-28) Joseph
Where was Moses born? (Ex. 3:7) egypt
Who heard the groanings of the children of Israel? (Ex. 3:7) God

Covenants Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

He would build the temple Solomon
The new covenant is between God and all _______________. Believers
God promised this man that he would send a messiah, who would conquer Satan and sin. Adam
God's rules by which he expects us to live. Commandments
God would establish this man's kingdom forever, and his descendants would rule on the throne for eternity. David
God would make a new covenant that would not be like the covenant he made with their forefathers. Judah
This man would be the father of a great nation. Abraham
God's promise to us is ___________. Salvation
A Biblical promise Covenant
The ultimate sacrifice Jesus
This group would be God's chosen people, his treasured possession. Israelites
God promised this man that he would never again destroy the whole Earth with a flood. Noah

Final Exam Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

He did not die put went to Heaven in a fiery chariot Elijah
Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist are the Sacraments of_________ Initiation
Matrimony and Holy Orders are the Sacraments of _________ Service
Anointing of the Sick and Penance are the Sacraments of ________ Healing
He prophesied in the kingdom opposite from where he was from Amos
King of Babylon Nebuchadnezzar
He was last king of Judah, was blinded and taken captive by Babylon Zedekiah
He was the good king of Judah that attempted to bring religious reform Josiah
This oil used during the Sacraments signifies a complete and indelible inner transformation Chrism
Hosea's wife Gomer
This prophet was being made fun of so he summoned bears to attack Elisha
The Weeping Prophet Jeremiah
The 1st Temple was built by Solomon
The political and religious center of the Jewish people Jerusalem
The Assyrians destroyed this capital city in 722 Samaria
This prophet used images of God as a caring Father Hosea
The Sacraments are ______________ by Christ. They can be seen in his life and ministry Instituted
This Sacrament is the "source and summit" of Christian life Eucharist
The Primordial Sacrament of God's Presence Jesus
In an emergency who can baptize? Anyone
Who is the only minister of Holy Orders? Bishop
Where does Elijah meet God in a still small voice? Horeb
Evil King of Israel during time of Elijah and Elisha Ahab
Evil queen of Israel, threatened to kill Elijah after his show-down against the prophets of Ba'al Jezebel
This King built the two shrines to Ba'al in the Northern Kingdom Jeroboam
One of the shrines to Ba'al in the Northern Kingdom is located in this city Dan
Another shrine to Ba'al is located in this city Bethel
This nation captured the Southern King, destroyed the Temple and took the people into exile Babylon
The children of the faithful people who resettled Jerusalem are known as the Remnant
The place where children were being sacrificed to Molech BenHinnon
A name for God used in the Old Testament Yahweh
Another name for God used in the Old Testament Jehovah
The Greek version of the Old Testament, the oldest complete copy of the OT in existence Septuagint
How many years did the Babylonian exile last? Seventy
The Northern Kingdom Israel
The Southern Kingdom Judah
Cyrus was King of which empire Persia
The first empire to enslave the Israelite people Egypt
The Book of Daniel was written while the Israelites were under the rule of which empire Greece
I will be your God, you will be my people Covenant

Mesopotamia, Chapter 3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

developed the first alphabet phoenicians
built an early empire hittites
minted the world's first coins lydians
first great sea traders phoenicians
were so involved with wickedness that they left no great accomplishments canaanites
took the Northern Kingdom (Israel) into captivity assyrians
took the Southern Kingdom (Judah) into captivity babylonians
made the beautiful purple dye, murex phoenicians
their re-discovery by archaeologists is evidence of the truth of the Bible hittites
descendants of Abraham hebrews
defeated the New Babylonian Empire persians
defeated the persians greeks
last king of Lydia croesus
led the Hebrews out of Egypt; received the Ten Commandments on Mt. Sinai moses
led the Israelites to victory at Jericho joshua
first king of Israel; lost throne because of disobedience saul
second king of Israel; a man after God's own heart david
third king of Israel; built the Temple in Jerusalem Solomon
prophet who warned Ninevah to repent jonah
gathered the laws of the First Babylonian Empire Hammurabi
built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon Nebuchadnezzar
prophet who served in the government of Babylon and Persia daniel
the clever Persian ruler who allows the Jews to return to Jerusalem cyrus the great

Old Testament People Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

She was a Jew and her husband wanted to kill the Jews. Ester
He made the construction of the Temple. Solomon
He was thrown into a lion den. Daniel
Had Isaac at the age of 80. Sarah
This person asked God to marry a prostitute, but she wasn’t loyal to him. Hosea
She dies with her sons from a belief. Mother of Maccabees
This person was one of the three men who didn’t bow down to a statue. Shadrach
This symbolizes his ark and a rainbow. Noah
This person was an appointed king. David
She was the great grandmother of King David. Ruth
This man was first created in the book of Genesis. Adam
She was made from Adam’s ribs. Eve
He was sold to Eygpt by his brothers. Joseph
He spoke on behalf of Pharaoh Aaron
He was given strength from his long hair. Samson
She was the wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob. Rebecca
He was was a descendant of the royal house of Judah and Tamar. Isaiah
He was ordered by God to sacrifice his son Isaac. Abraham
He anointed Saul as the first king of Israelites. Samuel
Had twelve sons and one daughter, had two wives named Leah and Rachel. Jacob
She was the wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Rachel
Elijah's successor as prophet of Israel. Elisha
Prophet who warned and punished King Ahab for his sins. Elijah
He authored the book of Kings and Lamentations. Jeremiah

Hebrew Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A shepherd from the city of Ur in Mesopotamia who became the father of Hebrews abraham
The king of the Israelites who won control in Jerusalem and defeated the Philistinians david
A biblical figure that moved to Moab because of the major famine naomi
Not a Hebrew, was an ancestor of king David of Israel ruth
The migration of the Israelites from Egypt, as told in the Torah exodus
The central reference of Judaism Torah
forced removal from one's homeland exile
The belief that only one god exists monotheism
a promise; an aggreement covenant
the religious day of the week which includes going to synogogue sabbath

Kings of Judah and Israel Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What did Hezekiah foolishly show the BAbylonians? treasure
How many more years did God give Hezekiah after he prayed to God to spare his life? fifteen
What did Hezekiah's servants put on his boil to heal it? figs
Who came to tell Hezekiah that he was going to die? Isaiah
Who killed 185,000 of Sennacherib's Assyrian troops? angel
Where did Hezekiah get the gold and silver from to pay off Sennacherib? temple
Who cleaned up the temple and restored the Passover in Jerusalem? Hezekiah
How many Judean cities did Sennacharib capture? fortysix
What were the descendants of the mixed marriages of Assyrians and Israelites called? Samaritans
How many years had the Lord been merciful with Israel even though she had been in idolatry, before God allowed them to be captured? twohundred
What nation conquered Israel in 722 B.C.? Assyria
How many years did the city of Samaria endure the Assyrian siege? Three
Who was Israel's last king? Hoshea
How old was Uzziah when he began to reign in Judah? sixteen
What disease did God give Uzziah because he presumptuously went into the Temple to perform a service reserved only for the priest? leprosy
How many years did Uzziah reign? fiftytwo
What city repented at the preaching of Jonah? Ninevah
During Jeroboam II's reign, whom did God call to be an evangelist to the nation of Assyria? Jonah
What king of Israel did Amaziah challenge to war? Jehoash
Who was king O Israel when Elisha died? Joash
Who was Joash's godly counselor? Jehoiada
How old was Joash when he began to reign? seven
Who was the wicked queen who reigned for 6 years in Judah? Athaliah
Who did Athaliah kill to become queen? grandchildren
Who is known for his fast chariot driving? Jehu
What did Jeroboam II worship? calves
Who was killed by being thrown out of a tower window? Jezebel
Who discovered that the Syrians had evacuated their camp around Samaria? lepers
Who made an axe head to swim? Elisha
What was the name of Elisha's servant? Gehazi
Who was the commander in chief ot the Syrian army who had leprosy? Naaman
What river did Elisha tell Naaman to dip 7 times in? Jordan
What is leprosy a picture of in the Bible? sin
What is a picture of the Holy Spirit in the Bible? oil
What animals attacked the teenagers who mocked Elisha? bears
What did Elisha ask for before he was able to give a message from God to the three kings who had come against the Moabites? minstrel
Whom did God choose to be Elijah's successor? Elisha
Who was the first man to be taken to heaven without dying? Enoch
Who did Jehoshaphat put out in front of the army? choir
Whose vineyard did Ahab covet? Naboth
Who threatened to kill Elijah after he defeated the prophets of Baal? Jezebel
Who was Ahab's governor? Obadiah
Who was Ahab's wife? Jezebel
What brook did Elijah go to during the draught in Israel? Cherith

Abraham Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Abraham's son's name Isaac
Abraham's name before it was changed Abram
Abraham's wife's name Sarah
had a slave named what Haagar
the slave had a son named Ishmael
Abraham met the ---------- when traveling through the desert canaanites
Abraham was the first ----------- of God's people patriarch
Sarah was the first ------- of God's people matriarch
Abraham's son, had twin boys, the first son was named ------ Esau
Abraham's son, had twin boys, the second son was named ------ Jacob
God changed the second son's name to ------ Israel
this second son's name soon became the name of God's people, the --------- Israelites
God told Abraham to ----- his only son sacrifice
Abraham and his wife faced the problem that they could not --------------- have a son
Abraham followed and trusted in --- God
Abraham's son's wife's name Rebecca
what did Abraham's son's second son climb up in his dream, we know it as --------- Jacob's ladder

ISLAM CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

In Islam, the "call to prayer" Adan
Arabic word for God Allah
Islamic leaders regarded as successors to Muhammad for Sunni Muslims Caliph
The foundational and practices of Islam that were set forth by Muhammad and are practiced by all Muslims Five pillars
Word meaning "story", the sayings and stories of Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam Hadith
A Muslim who has memorized the Qur'an Hafiz
A term meaning "migration", it recalls the escape of Muhammad from his enemies in 622 C.E. And the beginning of the establishment of Islam. Marks the start of Islamic calendar Hijrah
The leader for prayer at a mosque who is chosen for his knowledge of Islam and his personal holiness Imam
The first Islamic shrine, which Muslims believe was built by Abraham. Destroyed by pagans, it was reclaimed by Muhammad when he captured Mecca in the seventh century. Ka'bah
Arabic that means "recite" or "recitation." In Muslim belief, God's final revelation superseding both Jewish and Christian Bibles. Qur'an
The Fourth Pillar of Islam, which is a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the Night of Power. Ramadan
Chapters or sections in the Qur'an. Each surah is a separate revelation received by Muhammad. Surah
A Muslim scholar trained in Islam and Islamic Law. Ulama
The ritual washing of the face, hands, arms, top of head, and feet that a Muslim must perform before Salah. Wudu