Jeopardy, 2

Here’s another, more challenging set of Jeopardy questions. There are 11 categories: the book of Judges, the book of Proverbs, Authors, Gates, Nasty Deaths, How Many, Structures, Collective Groups, Donkeys, Apostles, and “Who’s Your Daddy?”.

The Book of Judges
1. Because there was no king, every man did this.

2. Gideon refused to go to battle unless this prophetess went with him.

3. She lulled her lover to sleep on her knees before waking him up and torturing him.

4. This man’s fat belly closed over the sword with which Ehud stabbed him in his bathroom.

5. The book of Judges opens with this man chopping off the thumbs and big toes of king Adoni-Bezek.



1. A woman who shows no discretion resembles this.

2. Proverbs exhorts the sluggard to “go to” this tiny animal and “consider her ways and be wise”.

3. The Proverbs 31 woman is not afraid of snow for her household, for they are all clothed in this.

4. This creature lives in king’s palaces, but also in our apartment in the Philippines.

5. Proverbs 23:31 warns us not to look upon this when it is red.




1. The traditional author of Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs.

2. The author of Lamentations.

3. The excellent physician who wrote the Acts of the Apostles.

4. He’s the author of the second-largest number of Psalms, after David.

5. “The utterance which his mother taught him” comprises Proverbs 31.




1. He met with Israelites in the king’s gate to steal their hearts away from David his father.

2. He tore off the gates of Gaza from their posts.

3. Psalm 24 exhort the gates to do this, and the king of glory will come in.

4. These will “speak with the enemy in the gate” according to Psalm 127.

5. In Acts 3, Peter and John meet a lame beggar sitting at this gate of the Temple.



Nasty Deaths

1. According to Matthew, he hanged himself, but Acts says that he “fell headlong and burst in sunder”.

2. Joab took him aside in the gate to speak with him private, and there stabbed him in the stomach.

3. After giving him milk to drink, Jael drove a tent peg through his head.

4. The earth opens up and swallows these three rebels against Moses’ authority.

5. When the wine was gone from him, his wife told him something, and his heart became like a stone inside him, and he died.


How Many?

1. The number of David’s mighty men.

2. The number of Solomon’s wives.

3. The number of years Methuselah lived.

4. The number of righteous who were sealed in the book of Revelation.

5. The number of Jacob’s family who went down to Egypt.



1. This structure was made of gopher wood, covered inside and outside with pitch.

2. Twelve gates of pearl and a street of pure gold like glass.

3. Quarried stones, carved palm trees, cypress logs provided by Hiram of Tyre.

4. Bricks “baked thoroughly, with asphalt for mortar.”

5. Stones on which no tool had been used, when stacked up, formed this.



Collective Groups (name the group, given its members)

1. Proud looking eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart hatching wicked schemes, feet that run to do evil, a false witness who breathes out lies, and one who causes strife among brothers.

2. Tirzah, Mahlah, Milcah, Noah, and Hoglah.

3. Adah and Zillah

4. Parmenas, Timon, Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Nicholas, and Stephen.

5. Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamos, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.




1. He wished he had a sword in his hand so he could kill his donkey.

2. He was anointed by Samuel while out looking for his father’s donkeys.

3. He killed “heaps upon heaps” of Philistines with the jawbone of a donkey.

4. This prophet foresaw YHWH coming to Zion “just and having salvation, lowly and riding on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

5. The Hebrew word for “donkey” is also the name of this father of a rapist, namely, the father of Shechem, who raped Jacob’s daughter Dinah.




1. This apostle’s Greek nickname means “the Twin”.

2. These were the first two apostles called by Jesus.

3. These three apostles were with Jesus on the mount of Transfiguration.

4. This apostle calls himself an ektroma, meaning “a miscarried or aborted baby”, because he had persecuted the church.

5. These two apostles are both sons of a man named Alphaeus.



Who’s Your Daddy?

The father of James and John.

John the Baptist warned the Jews not to say they have this man for their father.

The father of the New Testament Joseph, Mary’s husband.

“He is a liar and the father of it” (might be better translated “He is a liar and his father”).

The two names for the father of Simon Peter that are given in Matthew and John’s gospels.






Book of Judges:

What is right in his own eyes, Deborah, Delilah, Eglon, Joshua



A gold ring in a pig’s snouth, the ant, scarlet, the gecko or lizard, wine



Solomon, Jeremiah, Luke, Asaph, (king) Lemuel



Absalom, Samson, lift up your heads, children of one’s youth, the Gate Beautiful


Nasty Deaths:

Judas, Abner, Sisera, Korah & Dathan & Abiram, Nabal


How Many?

30, 700, 969, 144 thousand, 70



Noah’s Ark, the New Jerusalem, the Temple of Solomon, The Tower of Babel, the Altar


Collective Groups

Things that the Lord hates, Daughters of Zelophahad, wives of Lamech, the Seven deacons or elders from Acts 6, Seven Churches of Asia in Revelation



Balaam, Saul, Samson, Zechariah, Hamor



Thomas (Didymus), Peter & Andrew, Peter & James & John, Paul, Matthew and James (the other James, not son of Zebedee)


Who’s Your Daddy?

Zebedee, Abraham, Jacob, the Devil, Jonah or John.


4 comments on “Jeopardy, 2

  1. Book of Judges, question 2 needs rewording.

    Otherwise, great quiz! I got two wrong. I confused the daughters of Zelpophahad with the daughters of Job and, for some reason, the lizard/gecko escaped me.

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