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Jewish communities between the Old Testament and New Testament were expecting this king's descendant to bring about the transition from this age to the age to come.
Theological term for the study of the last days
A literary device that provides lists of illustrations or examples that follow one after the other
Term used to describe Greek speaking Jews
King of Salem and high priest who blessed Abraham and received tithes from him
Hebrews 10 makes a contrast between the covenant made with this Old Testament prophet and the new covenant made in Christ.
Term used for the study of the early Christian writers from the end of the New Testament to the beginning of the Medieval times.
Literary device that moves from light to heavy; because the simple premise is true, the more difficult must also be true.
Archaeological site near the Dead Sea. The "Dead Sea Scrolls" were found in caves there during the last half of the 20th century.
Term used to describe a literary style that is persuasive or urgent debate