1.List the royal officials who supported Solomon and why they were important in helping Solomon ascend to the throne of Israel (1 Kings 1). Which officials supported Adonijah and why do you think they did so? What happened to them? 2.(Two Parts)1). Describe the importance of inheritance in the story of Naboths vineyard (1Kings 21). 2). How does the gift of the King of Aram function in the story of the book of Namaan in 2 Kings 5? What is the irony of the servants (including Gehazi) of Namaan in the story? Note: Make sure you complete both parts and consider the entire stories! 3.(3 parts)1). Write a detailed paragraph concerning the books of the Maccabees from the Apocrypha. Use both Boadt and the NRSV introduction/notes for your work. 2). Summarize 1 Maccabees chapters 1-4. 3). What is the importance of this book and story to the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the Christian Scriptures (New Testament)?

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