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Tabernacle
Portable worship center which Yahweh commanded Moses and the Israelites to construct using skill and wealth gained in their captivity in Egypt. (More)
 
See also Brazen altar, Ark of Covenant, veil(s), 48 boards, ...
Talmud
Collection of written works containing interpretation and application of Law, Torah
Babylonian Talmud, Jerusalem Talmud
Temple
The central place of Jewish worship. David wanted a "house for God's Tabernacle" and his son Solomon build the first temple.
Rebuild Temple - After the 70 years in Exile the temple was rebuild but not in it original splendor.
Temptation
See also Testing
Text
A term used by the author of this glossary to represent a book. If used with Bible, capitalized, represents the Bible.
See Bible, Canon, Scripture, 66 Books
Textus Receptus
See Received Text
Theophany
A manifestation of God in a visible form. Exodus 3:1-5 "burning bush"
Tithes
Three Required? See also Gifts, Offerings
Torah
"law" a transliteration Hebrew word for law and signifies the first five books of the Hebrew Text
Transcendence
a term used often to describe being far away, distant. Example: If one believes that God is far way, out of reach, untouchable, then their God is a transcendent God. See God is a Revealing God
Translation
Transferring of thoughts from one language to another while keeping the original thoughts and ideas of the author intact. Methods of translation include: Literal, Mechanical Dictation, Symbolic, Compare: Revision
Transliterated
A method of interpretation which brings from one language into another by keeping as many letters from the original word as possible. Example: "xristos" in Greek transliterated "Christ" in English.
A translation would be "xristos" in Greek to "Anointed" in English. Equivalent to Hebrew Messiah
Also, called transcription.
Trinity
"tri" + "unity"
Term not found in the Bible which attempts to provide a label for the concept of ONE GOD in THREE PERSONS (Father Son Holy Spirit.)
See monotheism, pantheism, polytheism
TULIP
Term often used to describe a Calvinist, one who supports some variation of predestination.
T=Total depravity
U = Unconditional Election
L= Limited atonement. Christ only died for the elect
I = Irresistible Grace
P = Perseverance of the believer
 
See also: Lapsarianism
Twelve Tribes
The twelve tribes all descended from Jacob or Israel. Birth mother is listed beside the son.
Reuben - Leah
Simeon - Leah
Levi - Leah
Judah - Leah
Dan - Bilhah
Naphtali - Bilhah
Gad - Zilpah
Asher - Zilpah
Issachar - Leah
Zebulun - Leah
Joseph - Rachel (Ephraim & Manasseh)
Benjamin - Rachel
When the Hebrews entered into and divided the Promised Land among the 12 brothers Joseph and Levi are not listed. Ephraim and Manasseh, the sons of Joseph in Egypt, were given land. The tribe of Levi was given the Levitical Cities as their inheritance.
 

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