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A Survey of Israel's History

Leon Wood

A Survey of Israel's History

Leon Wood

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Since its first publication in 1970, this book has established itself as a popular, useful text in Bible colleges and seminaries. The usefulness of the book has been increased by the addition of a chapter on the Inter-testamental Period.

- Publisher ContentsList of MapsForewordPublisher''s ForewordAbbreviations1.IntroductionSource MaterialImportance of IsraelIsrael''s Strategic LocationGeography of PalestineHistory Divisions2.Patriarchal BackgroundHistorical AccuracySignificance of Abraham''s CallDate of AbrahamAbraham''s CountryDeparture3.AbrahamThe New LandShechem, Bethel, Egypt, BethelRescue of Lot (Gen. 14)Destruction of Sodom (Gen. 18:1-19:38)CovenantWaiting the Promised Child (Gen. 16:1-18:15)Abimelech and the Philistines (Gen. 20-21)Near Sacrifice of Isaac (Gen. 22)Death and Burial of Sarah (Gen. 23)A Bride for Isaac (Gen. 24:1-25:11)Abraham, Man of Faith4.Isaac, Jacob, JosephIsaac (Gen. 25:9-26:35)Jacob (Gen. 28:1-36:43)Joseph (Gen. 37-50)5.Sojourn and Exodus ChronologyDuration of Egyptian SojournDate of the Exodus6.Life in EgyptFour Periods of Egyptian RuleEgyptian LifeJacob''s Descendants in EgyptIsrael in Servitude (Exod. 1:8-22)Moses (Exod. 2:1-10)Moses'' Choice (Exod. 2:11-25; Acts 7:23-29; Heb. 11:24-27)Moses'' Return to Egypt (Exod. 3:1-4:31)The Contest With Pharaoh (Exod. 5:1-12:36)Departure From Egypt7.Israel in the WildernessIsrael''s Route of TravelTo Mount Sinai (Exod. 15:22-18:27)Giving the Law (Exod. 19:3-24:18; 32:1-34:35)The LawThe Tabernacle (Exod. 25-31; 35-40)The Number of PeopleSinai to Kadesh-barnea (Num. 10:11-17:13; 33:16-19)Thirty-seven Years and Six Months of Fruitless Wandering (Num. 15-19; 33:19-36)Kadesh-barnea to the Jordan (Num. 20-21; 33:37-48; Deut. 2:1-3:14)At the Jordan (Num. 22-27; 31-32; Deut. 31, 34)Deuteronomy8.The ConquestThe Land of CanaanEntrance to the Land (Josh. 2:1-5:12)Conquest of Central Palestine (Josh. 5:13-9:27)Conquest of the South and the North (Josh. 10-12)The Land Divided (Josh. 13-22)Institutions9.The JudgesBackground MattersFailure to Occupy the Land Fully (Judg. 1:1-3:7)The Period of Mesopotamian Oppression (Judg. 3:8-11; 17-21)The Period of Moabite Oppression (Judg. 3:12-31)The Period of Canaanite Oppression (Judg. 4-5)The Period of Midianite Oppression (Judg. 6:1-10:5; Ruth 1-4)The Period of Ammonite Oppression (Judg. 10:6-12:15)The Period of Philistine Oppression (Judg. 13-16)Samuel10.King SaulThe Anointing of Saul (1 Sam. 9-12)The Rule of SaulThe Rejection of Saul (1 Sam. 13-15)Saul and David (1 Sam. 16-20)Saul''s Last Years (1 Sam. 22:6-19; 28:1-25; 31:1-13)David as Fugitive (1 Sam. 21-27; 29-30; 2 Sam. 1)11.DavidDavid at Hebron (2 Sam. 1:1-5:5)David Establishes the Kingdom of Israel (2 Sam. 5:6-8:18; 10:1-19)David''s GovernmentSignificant DeedsLast Years of David (2 Sam. 13-20; 1 Kings 1:1-2:11; 1 Chron. 22; 28-29)Israel''s Greatest King12.SolomonEstablished as King (1 Kings 2:12-46; 3:4-28; 2 Chron. 1:1-17)Solomon''s KingdomForeign RelationsBuilding Activity (1 Kings 5:1-9:9; 2 Chron. 2-7)Literary AgeSpiritual Decline and Punishment (1 Kings 11; 2 Chron. 9:29-31)Solomon the King13.The Northern KingdomThe Revolt (1 Kings 12:1-24; 2 Chron. 10)The Early Years (931-885; 1 Kings 12:25-16:20)The Dynasty of Omri (885-841; 1 Kings 16:23-22:53; 2 Kings 1-8)The Dynasty of Jehu (841-753; 2 Kings 9:11-10:36; 13; 14:16-29)The Decline of Israel (752-722; 2 Kings 15:13-17:41)Israel Under Assyrian ControlSummary14.The Kingdom of JudahA Period of Conflict With Israel (931-870; 1 Kings 14:21-15:24; 2 Chron. 10-16)A Period of Alliance With Israel (873-835; 1 Kings 22:41-50; 2 Kings 8:16-29; 11:1-16; 2 Chron. 17:1-23:15)Four God-approved Kings (835-731; 2 Kings 12-15; 2 Chron. 23:16-27:9)Years of Assyrian Dominance (743-640; 2 Kings 16-21; 2 Chron. 28-33)Babylon Becomes Dominant (640-586; 2 Kings 22-25; 2 Chron. 34-36)15.Exile and ReturnDevelopments in Judah (2 Kings 25:22-26; Jer. 40-44)The Babylonian Period (605-539)Captive JudahThe Persian PeriodThe First Return to Judah (Ezra 1-6)The Second Return (Ezra 7-10)The Third Return (Neh. 1-13)Esther (Esth. 1-10)The Elephantine Colony16.Between the TestamentsIsrael as a Vassal StateThe MaccabeesThe Hasmonean EraSocial DevelopmentsParties Within JudaismThe Literature of the Intertestamen

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Since its first publication in 1970, this book has established itself as a popular, useful text in Bible colleges and seminaries. The usefulness of the book has been increased by the addition of a chapter on the Inter-testamental Period.
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ContentsList of MapsForewordPublisher''s ForewordAbbreviations1.IntroductionSource MaterialImportance of IsraelIsrael''s Strategic LocationGeography of PalestineHistory Divisions2.Patriarchal BackgroundHistorical AccuracySignificance of Abraham''s CallDate of AbrahamAbraham''s CountryDeparture3.AbrahamThe New LandShechem, Bethel, Egypt, BethelRescue of Lot (Gen. 14)Destruction of Sodom (Gen. 18:1-19:38)CovenantWaiting the Promised Child (Gen. 16:1-18:15)Abimelech and the Philistines (Gen. 20-21)Near Sacrifice of Isaac (Gen. 22)Death and Burial of Sarah (Gen. 23)A Bride for Isaac (Gen. 24:1-25:11)Abraham, Man of Faith4.Isaac, Jacob, JosephIsaac (Gen. 25:9-26:35)Jacob (Gen. 28:1-36:43)Joseph (Gen. 37-50)5.Sojourn and Exodus ChronologyDuration of Egyptian SojournDate of the Exodus6.Life in EgyptFour Periods of Egyptian RuleEgyptian LifeJacob''s Descendants in EgyptIsrael in Servitude (Exod. 1:8-22)Moses (Exod. 2:1-10)Moses'' Choice (Exod. 2:11-25; Acts 7:23-29; Heb. 11:24-27)Moses'' Return to Egypt (Exod. 3:1-4:31)The Contest With Pharaoh (Exod. 5:1-12:36)Departure From Egypt7.Israel in the WildernessIsrael''s Route of TravelTo Mount Sinai (Exod. 15:22-18:27)Giving the Law (Exod. 19:3-24:18; 32:1-34:35)The LawThe Tabernacle (Exod. 25-31; 35-40)The Number of PeopleSinai to Kadesh-barnea (Num. 10:11-17:13; 33:16-19)Thirty-seven Years and Six Months of Fruitless Wandering (Num. 15-19; 33:19-36)Kadesh-barnea to the Jordan (Num. 20-21; 33:37-48; Deut. 2:1-3:14)At the Jordan (Num. 22-27; 31-32; Deut. 31, 34)Deuteronomy8.The ConquestThe Land of CanaanEntrance to the Land (Josh. 2:1-5:12)Conquest of Central Palestine (Josh. 5:13-9:27)Conquest of the South and the North (Josh. 10-12)The Land Divided (Josh. 13-22)Institutions9.The JudgesBackground MattersFailure to Occupy the Land Fully (Judg. 1:1-3:7)The Period of Mesopotamian Oppression (Judg. 3:8-11; 17-21)The Period of Moabite Oppression (Judg. 3:12-31)The Period of Canaanite Oppression (Judg. 4-5)The Period of Midianite Oppression (Judg. 6:1-10:5; Ruth 1-4)The Period of Ammonite Oppression (Judg. 10:6-12:15)The Period of Philistine Oppression (Judg. 13-16)Samuel10.King SaulThe Anointing of Saul (1 Sam. 9-12)The Rule of SaulThe Rejection of Saul (1 Sam. 13-15)Saul and David (1 Sam. 16-20)Saul''s Last Years (1 Sam. 22:6-19; 28:1-25; 31:1-13)David as Fugitive (1 Sam. 21-27; 29-30; 2 Sam. 1)11.DavidDavid at Hebron (2 Sam. 1:1-5:5)David Establishes the Kingdom of Israel (2 Sam. 5:6-8:18; 10:1-19)David''s GovernmentSignificant DeedsLast Years of David (2 Sam. 13-20; 1 Kings 1:1-2:11; 1 Chron. 22; 28-29)Israel''s Greatest King12.SolomonEstablished as King (1 Kings 2:12-46; 3:4-28; 2 Chron. 1:1-17)Solomon''s KingdomForeign RelationsBuilding Activity (1 Kings 5:1-9:9; 2 Chron. 2-7)Literary AgeSpiritual Decline and Punishment (1 Kings 11; 2 Chron. 9:29-31)Solomon the King13.The Northern KingdomThe Revolt (1 Kings 12:1-24; 2 Chron. 10)The Early Years (931-885; 1 Kings 12:25-16:20)The Dynasty of Omri (885-841; 1 Kings 16:23-22:53; 2 Kings 1-8)The Dynasty of Jehu (841-753; 2 Kings 9:11-10:36; 13; 14:16-29)The Decline of Israel (752-722; 2 Kings 15:13-17:41)Israel Under Assyrian ControlSummary14.The Kingdom of JudahA Period of Conflict With Israel (931-870; 1 Kings 14:21-15:24; 2 Chron. 10-16)A Period of Alliance With Israel (873-835; 1 Kings 22:41-50; 2 Kings 8:16-29; 11:1-16; 2 Chron. 17:1-23:15)Four God-approved Kings (835-731; 2 Kings 12-15; 2 Chron. 23:16-27:9)Years of Assyrian Dominance (743-640; 2 Kings 16-21; 2 Chron. 28-33)Babylon Becomes Dominant (640-586; 2 Kings 22-25; 2 Chron. 34-36)15.Exile and ReturnDevelopments in Judah (2 Kings 25:22-26; Jer. 40-44)The Babylonian Period (605-539)Captive JudahThe Persian PeriodThe First Return to Judah (Ezra 1-6)The Second Return (Ezra 7-10)The Third Return (Neh. 1-13)Esther (Esth. 1-10)The Elephantine Colony16.Between the TestamentsIsrael as a Vassal StateThe MaccabeesThe Hasmonean EraSocial DevelopmentsParties Within JudaismThe Literature of the Intertestamen
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Table Of Contents

  • Contents
  • List Of Maps
  • Foreword
  • Publisher's Foreword
  • Abbreviations
  • 1.
  • Introduction
  • Source Material
  • Importance Of Israel
  • Israel's Strategic Location
  • Geography Of Palestine
  • History Divisions
  • 2.
  • Patriarchal Background
  • Historical Accuracy
  • Significance Of Abraham's Call
  • Date Of Abraham
  • Abraham's Country
  • Departure
  • 3.
  • Abraham
  • The New Land
  • Shechem, Bethel, Egypt, Bethel
  • Rescue Of Lot (gen. 14)
  • Destruction Of Sodom (gen. 18:1--19:38)
  • Covenant
  • Waiting The Promised Child (gen. 16:1--18:15)
  • Abimelech And The Philistines (gen. 20--21)
  • Near Sacrifice Of Isaac (gen. 22)
  • Death And Burial Of Sarah (gen. 23)
  • A Bride For Isaac (gen. 24:1--25:11)
  • Abraham, Man Of Faith
  • 4.
  • Isaac, Jacob, Joseph
  • Isaac (gen. 25:9--26:35)
  • Jacob (gen. 28:1--36:43)
  • Joseph (gen. 37--50)
  • 5.
  • Sojourn And Exodus Chronology
  • Duration Of Egyptian Sojourn
  • Date Of The Exodus
  • 6.
  • Life In Egypt
  • Four Periods Of Egyptian Rule
  • Egyptian Life
  • Jacob's Descendants In Egypt
  • Israel In Servitude (exod. 1:8--22)
  • Moses (exod. 2:1--10)
  • Moses' Choice (exod. 2:11--25; Acts 7:23--29; Heb. 11:24--27)
  • Moses' Return To Egypt (exod. 3:1--4:31)
  • The Contest With Pharaoh (exod. 5:1--12:36)
  • Departure From Egypt
  • 7.
  • Israel In The Wilderness
  • Israel's Route Of Travel
  • To Mount Sinai (exod. 15:22--18:27)
  • Giving The Law (exod. 19:3--24:18; 32:1--34:35)
  • The Law
  • The Tabernacle (exod. 25--31; 35--40)
  • The Number Of People
  • Sinai To Kadesh-barnea (num. 10:11--17:13; 33:16--19)
  • Thirty-seven Years And Six Months Of Fruitless Wandering (num. 15--19; 33:19--36)
  • Kadesh-barnea To The Jordan (num. 20--21; 33:37--48; Deut. 2:1--3:14)
  • At The Jordan (num. 22--27; 31--32; Deut. 31, 34)
  • Deuteronomy
  • 8.
  • The Conquest
  • The Land Of Canaan
  • Entrance To The Land (josh. 2:1--5:12)
  • Conquest Of Central Palestine (josh. 5:13--9:27)
  • Conquest Of The South And The North (josh. 10--12)
  • The Land Divided (josh. 13--22)
  • Institutions
  • 9.
  • The Judges
  • Background Matters
  • Failure To Occupy The Land Fully (judg. 1:1--3:7)
  • The Period Of Mesopotamian Oppression (judg. 3:8--11; 17--21)
  • The Period Of Moabite Oppression (judg. 3:12--31)
  • The Period Of Canaanite Oppression (judg. 4--5)
  • The Period Of Midianite Oppression (judg. 6:1--10:5; Ruth 1--4)
  • The Period Of Ammonite Oppression (judg. 10:6--12:15)
  • The Period Of Philistine Oppression (judg. 13--16)
  • Samuel
  • 10.
  • King Saul
  • The Anointing Of Saul (1 Sam. 9--12)
  • The Rule Of Saul
  • The Rejection Of Saul (1 Sam. 13--15)
  • Saul And David (1 Sam. 16--20)
  • Saul's Last Years (1 Sam. 22:6--19; 28:1--25; 31:1--13)
  • David As Fugitive (1 Sam. 21--27; 29--30; 2 Sam. 1)
  • 11.
  • David
  • David At Hebron (2 Sam. 1:1--5:5)
  • David Establishes The Kingdom Of Israel (2 Sam. 5:6--8:18; 10:1--19)
  • David's Government
  • Significant Deeds
  • Last Years Of David (2 Sam. 13--20; 1 Kings 1:1--2:11; 1 Chron. 22; 28--29)
  • Israel's Greatest King
  • 12.
  • Solomon
  • Established As King (1 Kings 2:12--46; 3:4--28; 2 Chron. 1:1--17)
  • Solomon's Kingdom
  • Foreign Relations
  • Building Activity (1 Kings 5:1--9:9; 2 Chron. 2--7)
  • Literary Age
  • Spiritual Decline And Punishment (1 Kings 11; 2 Chron. 9:29--31)
  • Solomon The King
  • 13.
  • The Northern Kingdom
  • The Revolt (1 Kings 12:1--24; 2 Chron. 10)
  • The Early Years (931--885; 1 Kings 12:25--16:20)
  • The Dynasty Of Omri (885--841; 1 Kings 16:23--22:53; 2 Kings 1--8)
  • The Dynasty Of Jehu (841--753; 2 Kings 9:11-10:36; 13; 14:16--29)
  • The Decline Of Israel (752-722; 2 Kings 15:13--17:41)
  • Israel Under Assyrian Control
  • Summary
  • 14.
  • The Kingdom Of Judah
  • A Period Of Conflict With Israel (931--870; 1 Kings 14:21--15:24; 2 Chron. 10--16)
  • A Period Of Alliance With Israel (873--835; 1 Kings 22:41--50; 2 Kings 8:16--29; 11:1--16; 2 Chron. 17:1--23:15)
  • Four God-approved Kings (835--731; 2 Kings 12--15; 2 Chron. 23:16--27:9)
  • Years Of Assyrian Dominance (743--640; 2 Kings 16--21; 2 Chron. 28--33)
  • Babylon Becomes Dominant (640--586; 2 Kings 22--25; 2 Chron. 34--36)
  • 15.
  • Exile And Return
  • Developments In Judah (2 Kings 25:22--26; Jer. 40--44)
  • The Babylonian Period (605--539)
  • Captive Judah
  • The Persian Period
  • The First Return To Judah (ezra 1--6)
  • The Second Return (ezra 7--10)
  • The Third Return (neh. 1--13)
  • Esther (esth. 1--10)
  • The Elephantine Colony
  • 16.
  • Between The Testaments
  • Israel As A Vassal State
  • The Maccabees
  • The Hasmonean Era
  • Social Developments
  • Parties Within Judaism
  • The Literature Of The Intertestamental Period
  • Conclusion
  • Basic Further Reading
  • A Chronological Chart
  • Subject Index
  • Scripture Index
  • Map Section
  • List Of Maps
  • Map 1 The Fertile Crescent
  • Map 2 The Ancient World---physical Features
  • Map 3 The Route Of Abraham
  • Map 4 The Campaign Of Genesis 14 And Main Areas Of Population
  • Map 5 The Route Of The Exodus And The Conquest Of Canaan
  • Map 6 The Tribal Divisions
  • Map 7 The Levitical Cities
  • Map 8 The Areas Actually Settled By Israelites
  • Map 9 The Kingdom Of Saul
  • Map 10 The Kingdom Of David
  • Map 11 The Kingdoms Of Israel And Judah Shortly After The Division
  • Map 12 The Campaigns Of Tiglath-pileser Iii
  • Map 13 Palestine Under Assyrian Control
  • Map 14 The Campaign Of Shishak
  • Map 15 The Cities Of The Prophets
  • Map 16 Necho's Route And Josiah's Battle
  • Map 17 The Fall Of Assyria And The Rise Of Babylonia
  • Map 18 Postexilic Judah

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  • Catalogue Code 23958
  • Product Code 031034770X
  • EAN 9780310347705
  • UPC 025986347703
  • Pages 434
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Sep 1986
  • Sales Rank #18913
  • Dimensions 241 x 162 x 35 mm
  • Weight 0.644kg

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