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  Israel, Kingdom of (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
Rehoboam, the son and successor of Solomon, was scarcely seated on his throne when the old jealousies between Judah and the other tribes broke out anew, and Jeroboam was sent for from Egypt by the malcontents (12:2,3).
After the deportation of the ten tribes, the deserted land was colonized by various eastern tribes, whom the king of Assyria sent thither (Ezra 4:2, 10; 2 Kings 17:24-29).
In contrast with the kingdom of Judah is that of Israel.
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  Beersheba — the Southern Border of the Kingdom of Judah
Beersheba — the Southern Border of the Kingdom of Judah
The uppermost layer of the mound revealed the 8th century BCE city of Beersheba, a remarkable example of provincial town planning and indicative of the importance of the city for the defense of the southern border of the Kingdom of Judah at the end of the monarchic period.
The population of Beersheba in the 8th century BCE is estimated at 400-500, including officials and soldiers of the army of Judah stationed in Beersheba, the regional capital of the south.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Archaeology/beersheva.html   (892 words)

  Judah, son of Jacob - Biblical people
Judah was one of the twelve sons of Jacob.
Judah was the founder of one of the 12 Tribes of Israel.
Judah is shown to be the leader of his brothers in Genesis, chapters 43, 44, and 46.
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  Kingdom of Judah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the Old Testament, the Kingdom of Judah (Hebrew: ממלכות יהודה - Mamlakut Yəhûdhāh) was the nation formed from the territories of the tribes of Judah, Simeon and Benjamin after the Kingdom of Israel was divided, and was named after Judah son of Jacob (Israel).
Judah is often referred to as the Southern Kingdom to distinguish it from the Northern Kingdom (being the Kingdom of Israel) after the division of the Kingdom.
For about another century and a half Judah had a somewhat checkered existence after the termination of the kingdom of Israel till its final overthrow in the destruction of the temple (586 BC) by Nebuzar-adan, who was captain of Nebuchadnezzar's body-guard (2 Kings 25:8-21).
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 Judah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Judah, Son of Simeon Tharsi, possibly the great-nephew of Judas Maccabeus.
Judah haNasi (135-220), aka Judah I, Judah the Prince, redactor of the Mishnah, the core work of Judaism's oral law.
Judah II, son of Gamaliel III, and grandson of Judah I. He lived at Tiberias in the middle of the third century.
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 History of ancient Israel and Judah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When Solomon successor Rehoboam dealt tactlessly with the economic complaints of the northern tribes the kingdom split in to halves: the kingdom of Israel in the north (including the cities of Shechem and Samaria), and the kingdom of Judah in the south (containing Jerusalem).
In 922 BCE, the Kingdom of Israel was divided.
Judah, the southern Kingdom, had Jerusalem as its capital and was led by Rehoboam.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - JUDAH, KINGDOM OF:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The legitimate successor of the kingdom established by David was the smaller kingdom to the south, which remained true to Solomon's son Rehoboam.
The temporary prosperity of both kingdoms was chiefly due to the opportunities of development afforded by the decline of Damascus.
Judah was still the vassal of Assyria; and the prestige of the sovereign state had potent influence in the religious as well as in the political sphere.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - JUDAH, TRIBE OF.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The tribe of Judah is said to have been descended from the patriarch Judah, the fourth son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. xxix.
Judah is said to have received a large inheritance which stretched right across the land from Jericho westward to the Mediterranean and from Jerusalem southward to the desert.
This reform accentuated the uniqueness of Israel's religion; and it was this that held the inhabitants of the Judean kingdom together in exile, that revived their state, and that made them the world's teachers of monotheism.
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The Northern Kingdom consisted of 10 of the tribes (excluding Judah and Benjamin).
Judah was left suddenly independent when Rehoboam refused to lighten the heavy load of forced labor and high taxation imposed on the Israelites by his father Solomon (1 Kings.
Because her land was not as fertile as that of the northern kingdom of Israel, Judah never again enjoyed the same degree of prosperity.
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The war that had begun between the two kingdoms was continued during the reign of Abijam, and finally resulted in the defeat of Jeroboam (2 Chronicles 13:1-20).
The prophet Amos flourished during the reigns of Uzziah king of Judah and Jeroboam the Second, king of Israel (Amos 1:1).
Jotham was succeeded by his son Ahaz, whose reign was distinguished by the most appalling acts of wickedness known to the history of Judah (2 Chronicles 28:1-27).
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 Blue Letter Bible - ISBE - Judah, Kingdom Of
Jehoram of Israel inaugurated a reformation of worship in the Northern Kingdom, and at the same time that of Judah was brought into line with the practice of the sister kingdom (2Ki 8:18).
During the regency of Jotham, the effeminacy and luxury of the Northern Kingdom had already begun to infect the Southern (Mic 1:9; 6:16), and under the irresolute Ahaz the declension went on rapidly.
The smaller kingdom survived the larger because it happened to be slightly farther removed from the danger zone.
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 The Lost Tribes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Kingdom of Judah incorporated the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, and was separated from the Northern Kingdom of Israel (the other ten tribes) in the rebellion of Jeroboam, around 936 BC.
Judah was restored about 70 years later (See Ezra and Nehemiah), but the northern kingdom never was.
This is consistent with the prophecy of a reunited kingdom in Ezekiel 16:53-55 and 37:16.
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 Kingdom of Judah Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the Old Testament, the Kingdom of Judah is the nation formed from the territories of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin after the Kingdom of Israel was divided.
It is often called the Southern Kingdom to distinguish it from the tribe of Judah.
In the second rebellion in 586 BC Jerusalem was taken, the temple burnt, the king taken and Judah utterly lost its independence to Nebuchadnezzar II.
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 Clarke's Commentary - Isaiah 8
The invasion of the kingdom of Judah by the Assyrians under Sennacherib foretold, 8.
The prophecy of the foregoing chapter relates directly to the kingdom of Judah only: the first part of it promises them deliverance from the united invasion of the Israelites and Syrians; the latter part, from ver.
17, denounces the desolation to be brought upon the kingdom of Judah by the Assyrians.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Kingdom of Judah
The tribe of Judah was Biblically initially the only one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel to follow the house of David to found the Southern Kingdom.
In the wake of the conquest by the Babylonian Empire much of the populate of the Kingdom of Judah was dispersed throughout that empire.
The Kingdom of Judah was the nation formed from the territories of the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin, and was named after Judah, son of Jacob (Israel).
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 Kingdom of Judah - Conservapedia
It is often referred to as the "Southern Kingdom" to distinguish it from the "Northern Kingdom" of Israel.
The Kingdom of Judah was a monarchy, inclusive only of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, over which the House of David enjoyed an unbroken primacy before the Fall of Jerusalem.
James Ussher calculated the length of the history of the Southern Kingdom by a straightforward summation of the lengths-of-reign of the various kings of that kingdom.
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 Map of the Divided Kingdom - The Southern Kingdom of Judah
The kingdom extended in the north as far as Bethel, while in the south it ended in the dry area known as the Negev.
Because her land was not as fertile as that of the northern kingdom of Israel, Judah never enjoyed the same degree of prosperity.
In the southern kingdom there was only one dynasty, that of king David, except usurper Athaliah from the northern kingdom, who by marriage, broke into David's line, and interrupted the succession for 6 years, 20 kings in all.
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 Exposition of Daniel -- 34. - The Times Of The Kingdom Of Babylon And Of Judah
The two kingdoms, however, being essentially hostile and destructive of one another, it so happens that when one reigns prosperously, the other must be in adversity, or extinct.
This being the case, it is obvious that the prosperity of the two kingdoms must pertain to different and successive ages, and that the practising and prospering of the one is at the expense of the others.
A kingdom having the Invisible One in all for its king; the Anointed One and his brethren for its princes; and the redeemed from among Israel and the nations during the previous thousand years for its nation of immortals, will be our globe's "New Heavens and Earth" that shall never wax old nor vanish away.
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 Second Kings
Athaliah: She is the only queen to occupy the throne of Judah, daughter of Ahab of Israel, wife of Jehoram of Judah, and mother of Ahaziah of Judah, whom she succeeded.
The Northern Kingdom was established by a rebellion of Jeroboam and ten tribes against the rightful descendent of David, Rehoboam.
kingdom overthrown by Babylonians under Nebuchadnezzar, Jerusalem and the Temple destroyed, and the Jews brought captive to Babylon in 585 BC.
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 Israel and Judah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
However, on Solomon's death in 926 BCE the kingdom began to fragment, bisecting into the kingdom of Israel in the north (including the cities of Shechem and Samaria) and the kingdom of Judah in the south (containing Jerusalem).
Judah, the southern Kingdom, had Jerusalem as its capital and was led by Rehoboam.
Judah, the southern Kingdom, has Jerusalem as its capital and was led by King Rehoboam.
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The land of Judah was geographically divided from the rest of Israel by the deep valley of Sorek.
Judah did evil in the sight of the Lord, and they provoked Him to jealousy more than all that their fathers had done, with the sins which they committed.
The prophet denounced the wickedness of the leadership of Judah and warned that Jehoiakim would die and, instead of a royal burial, would be given that accorded to a beast of burden.
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 Unit 3 - The Former Prophets
The Northern Kingdom was known as Israel (since it was comprised of ten of the twelve tribes), Ephraim (the dominant tribe of the ten), or Samaria (the capital city from the time of Omri on).
Judah became a vassal state to Assyria, but Judah was delivered from the pressure from Syria and Israel, both of which suffered a worse fate at the hands of the Assyrians.
Just when the Kingdom of Judah seemed to be prospering under the reign of a king committed to the covenant, Josiah died in battle against Egypt in 609 BC (2 Kgs.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia - Judah - AOL Research & Learn
in the Bible, the southern of the two kingdoms remaining after the division of the kingdom of the Jews that occurred under Rehoboam.
The northern kingdom, Israel, was continually at war with Judah.
Judah's capital was Jerusalem, and its dynasty was the house of David.
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 Judah (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
It was Judah that interposed in behalf of Joseph, so that his life was spared (Gen.
Soon after the sale of Joseph to the Ishmaelites, Judah went to reside at Adullam, where he married a woman of Canaan.
After the death of his wife Shuah, he returned to his father's house, and there exercised much influence over the patriarch, taking a principal part in the events which led to the whole family at length going down into Egypt.
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Jerusalem was the capitol of Judah, Samaria was the capitol of Israel (the ten tribes).
In 722 BC the northern kingdom of Israel (the ten tribes), was taken captive by Assyria, and pagans were brought in to occupy their land.
From 608-605 BC The kingdom of Judah was taxed in order to pay tribute to Pharaoh Nechoh of Egypt after he captured their king and replaced him with his son Eliakim, whom the Pharaoh renamed Jehoiakim.
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 Outline of a Secular Narrative of Jewish History       The key to a durable secular ...
The dominant theme in the description of this era in Tanach is the rivalry between the kingdom of Judah and the kingdom of Israel, which was formed after the revolt of the ten tribes following the death of Solomon.
Judah the Maccabee and the Hasmoneans did in fact succeed in driving out the Seleucids and establishing a Jewish kingdom which, under the rule of Alexander Jannai, controlled a large part of the territory which had constituted the kingdom of Judah in the time of David and Solomon.
The struggle for the restoration of the kingdom of Judah, accompanied by the growth of a large Jewish Diaspora in the Greek and Roman world, led to the rise of Judaism as a popular movement throughout the eastern Mediterranean region.
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