Bible Jeopardy 6

Revelation
1. When the 7th seal is opened, there is silence in heaven for this amount of time.
2. It doesn’t mean “the end of the world” but rather “unveiling” or “revealing”. It’s also used as an alternative title for the book of Revelation.
3. John sees this coming down from heaven like a bride arrayed for her bridegroom.
4. This is the name on the robe and thigh of the rider on the white horse.
5. John wrote Revelation while on this island “for the Word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.”

Acts
1. Acts 1: You shall receive power when this comes upon you.
2. He was on a rooftop at the hour of prayer, and was feeling hungry when suddenly he had a vision of a sheet lowered from heaven with all kinds of unclean animals in it.
3. Acts and Luke are both written to a man named…
4. He was the first Gentile baptized, in Acts chapter 8.
5. He was whooshed up and deposited at Ashdod after baptizing someone.

John
1. The parents of the man born blind did not want to testify about his healing because the Jews had already decided that if anyone said that Jesus was the Messiah, this would happen to him.
2. Jesus contrasts the good shepherd with the hireling, who flees from the wolf for this reason.
3. This woman tells Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”
4. Whoever does not enter through the door, but climbs up some other way is this…
5. Jesus’ disciples objected when He announced His intention to go to this man’s house in Bethany, because “the Jews tried to stone you, and are you going there again”.

Chariots
1. These people took 600 chariots to chase the Hebrews, but God took off their chariot wheels, so that they drove heavily and with difficulty. (Ex. 14:25)
2. This man had 900 iron chariots, but they didn’t save him from Jael’s tent peg.
3. This man, the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king: and he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him. He was a usurper, another son of David who tried to replace Solomon as king of Israel.
4. Revelation 9 says of these creatures that “the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.” They also had stinging tails like scorpions, and their king was called Abaddon.
5. This Israelite leader obeyed God’s command to burn with fire the chariots of Hazor when he defeated them by the waters of Merom.

Clothing
1. This man hid a beautiful Babylonian garment along with a wedge of gold weighing fifty shekels in a hole in the ground inside his tent – all of which came from Jericho, and provoked the Lord’s wrath against Israel, so that he caused them to be defeated when they made war against Ai.
2. The king of Nineveh orders everyone, even the animals, to dress in this kind of clothing as a sign of repentance.
3. “She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.”
4. A woman clothed with this is described as “a great wonder in heaven”; she also has the moon under her feet.
5. Jesus says that people who wear soft clothing are located in these places.

Naked People
1. They were both naked, and they felt no shame.
2. She said that her husband “hath brought in an Hebrew unto us to mock us; he came in unto me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice: And it came to pass, when he heard that I lifted up my voice and cried, that he left his garment with me, and fled.”
3. These two sons of Noah “took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father”.
4. He says that he came naked from his mother’s womb, and naked he will depart.
5. This band of 7 Jewish exorcists tried to cast out a demon in the name of “Jesus whom Paul preaches,” but it didn’t work, and the demon “prevailed against them, so that they fled naked and wounded.”

The Shining
1. The children of Israel saw this man’s face, that the skin of his face shone: and he put a veil upon his face again, until he went in to speak with the Lord.
2. An angel of the Lord “stood before” these men, “and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.”
3. He told King Agrippa that he “saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me.”
4. On this mountain, Jesus’ clothes became dazzling white, far whiter than any fuller could bleach them.
5. This man’s concluded that his father had made trouble for the country, because his face brightened when he tasted some honey, which his father had prohibited.

Acts, Category 2
1. He taught accurately about Jesus, but knew only the baptism of John until Priscilla and Aquila straightened him out.
2. Paul shared in a tentmaking business with this husband/wife pair.
3. Name the two Roman governors who kept Paul in prison.
4. Paul testified about Jesus before this king of Judea and his wife Bernice.
5. Paul and this assistant were singing in the Philippian jail.

Goats
1. Jesus says that when the Son of Man sits on the throne of His glory, he shall sets the goats in this place.
2. Israelites were permitted to take this animal “from the sheep or from the goats”, but it had to be a male of the first year and without blemish.
3. Aaron was instructed to cast lots beween two goats, and the one on which the lot fell, he was to sacrificed for a sin offering. The other was used for this purpose, presented alive and let go into the wilderness.
4. She told her younger son to “Go now to the flock, and fetch me from thence two good kids of the goats; and I will make them savoury meat for thy father, such as he loveth.”
5. The Song of Solomon compares this part of the beloved to a “flock of goats, that appear from Mount Gilead.”

Bakery
1. Ahimelech gave David this “that was taken from before the Lord, to put hot bread in the day when it was taken away.”
2. Amnon asked Tamar to bring him some pastries shaped like this.
3. He brought forth bread and wine after Abraham had defeated the five kings, and he was a priest of God Most High.
4. This prophet baked barley cakes over human dung to show that Israel would eat their defiled bread among the Gentiles.
5. This man set unleavened cakes and meat out on an altar, and the angel of the Lord touched them with a staff and burned them up, so this man built an altar and called the place “Jehovahshalom.” Later, he tested God’s will with a fleece.

Silent
1. This man wrote on a tablet, “His name is John” because he was unable to speak.
2. This man was amazed that Jesus “answered him not a word” even when he asked, “Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee?”
3. This prophet says of Jesus that “as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so he openeth not his mouth.”
4. He told the sons of the prophets at Bethel to keep silent when they told him that the Lord would take his master from over him.
5. Jesus tells the Pharisees that if the children should keep silent, this would happen.

Name the Book in which Each of these Characters is First Named
1. Jephthah
2. Felix
3. Lazarus
4. Hoglah
5. Jannes and Jambres, the magicians of Pharaoh who opposed Moses.

Answers below:

Revelation
1/2 hour. (Rev. 8:1), Apocalypse, New Jerusalem, King of kings and Lord of Lords, Patmos

Acts, 1
The Holy Spirit, Peter, Theophilus, the Ethiopian eunuch, Philip

John
Put out of the synagogue, because he is a hireling, Martha, a thief and a robber, Lazarus

Chariots
The Egyptians, Sisera, Adonijah, Locusts, Joshua

Clothing
Achan (Jos. 7), sackcloth (Jon 3:8), Proverbs 31 woman, the sun (Rev 12:1), kings’ houses (Mt. 11:8)

Naked People
Adam and Eve (Gn 2:25), Potiphar’s wife, Shem and Japheth (Gn 9:23), Job (1:21), the sons of Sceva

Shining
Moses (Ex 34), the shepherds (Lk 2:9), Paul (Acts 26:13), the Mount of Transfiguration (Mk 9:3), Jonathan (1 Sam. 14)

Acts, part 2
Apollos, Priscilla and Aquila, Felix and Festus, King Agrippa, Silas

Goats
On his left (Matthew 25:33), The Passover Lamb (Ex. 12:5), The Scapegoat (Lev. 16:10), Rebekah (Gen. 27:9), Her hair (Song 4:1)

Bakery
The Showbread (1 Sam. 21:6), A heart (2 Sam 13:10), Melchizedek (Gen. 14:18), Ezekiel (Ezek. 4:12-13), Gideon (Judges 6)

Silent
Zacharias (Luke 1), Pontius Pilate (Mt. 27:13), Isaiah (Is. 53:7), Elisha (2 Ki 2:3), The stones would cry out (Luke 19:40)

First Named In…
Judges (11), Acts (24), John (11), Numbers (36), 2 Timothy (3:8)

Bible Jeopardy 5

I tried to make these questions a mix of easy and hard so that both adults and kids can have fun with them. Answers are at the bottom.

Mountains

1. After assassinating Sennacherib, Adramelech and Sharezer escaped into the land of this mountain, where Noah’s ark also came to rest. (Isaiah 37:38)

2. Hagar, who is in slavery with her children, corresponds to this mountain in Arabia, where Moses received the Law. (Galatians 4:25)

3. In Deuteronomy 27, the tribes of Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin stood on this mountain to bless the people. Later, the Samaritans had their rival temple on this mountain. (Deuteronomy 27:12 ESV)

4. In 1 Kings 18, Ahab gathered all the prophets of Baal together at this mountain, where Elijah called down fire from heaven to burn up his sacrifice. (1 Kings 18:20 ESV)

5. A nice view of Jerusalem can be seen from this mountain where Jesus predicted the destruction of the Temple in Matthew 24.

 

Miracles – name who did the miracle based on a quotation.

1. “Immediately his feet and ankles were made strong. And leaping up he stood and began to walk, and entered the temple with them, walking and leaping and praising God. (Acts 3:7, 8 ESV).   

2. He cast down his staff before Pharaoh and his servants, and it became a serpent. (Exodus 7:10)

3. He was caught up by the Spirit and was found at Ashdod after baptizing the Ethiopian eunuch. (Acts 6)

4. He was annoyed because a girl with a spirit of divination kept following him, so he cast it out of her.

5. “The child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes” after this man “walked once back and forth in the house, and went up and stretched himself upon him.” (2 Kings 4:35 ESV)

 

Rulers of Israel and Judah

1. When she saw the king standing by his pillar, and the captains and trumpeters, she tore her clothes and cried, “Treason! Treason!” (2 Chronicles 23:13 ESV)

2. A wounded prophet with a bandage over his eyes told this king of Israel that he was a soldier who had let a prisoner escape from his keeping, thereby rebuking this king for letting Ben-Hadad escape from him. (1 Kings 20:38 ESV)

3. Azariah the priest, with eighty priests of the Lord who were men of valor, opposed this king when he tried to burn incense before the Lord. God afflicted him with leprosy. (2 Chronicles 26:17 ESV)

4. When he stretched out his hand against a man of God, saying, “Seize him,” his hand dried up, so that he could not draw it back to himself, and the altar cracked and all the ashes poured out. (1 Kings 13:4 ESV)

5. His companions put their garments under their feet, blew their trumpets, and proclaimed this man as king after he had been secretly anointed by Elisha (2 Kings 9). He was famous for driving like a madman, and was the grandson of Nimshi.

 

Escapes

1. This man’s wife made a dummy with goat’s hair to fool the soldiers of the king, while he escaped out the window. (1 Samuel 19:12)

2. He escaped from Damascus when “his disciples took him by night and let him down through an opening in the wall, lowering him in a basket.” (Acts 9:25 ESV)

3. An angel told this man, “Escape for your life. Do not look back or stop anywhere in the valley. Escape to the hills, lest you be swept away.” (Genesis 19:17 ESV)

4. This man, “one of the sons of Ahimelech the son of Ahitub, escaped and fled after David” when Doeg the Edomite killed the priests of YHWH at Nob. (1 Samuel 22:20 ESV)

5. A messenger told this man, “The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans fell upon them and took them and struck down the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you.” (Job 1:14, 15 ESV)

Love

1. The soul of this man “was knit to the soul of David, and he loved him as his own soul.” (1 Samuel 18:1 ESV)

2. Jacob’s term of employment “seemed to him but a few days because of the love he had for” this woman. (Genesis 29:20 ESV)

3. This man’s relatives sent to Jesus, saying, “Lord, he whom you love is ill.” (John 11:3 ESV)

4. This NT epistle opens with an address to “to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth.”

5. This man’s soul was drawn to Dinah the daughter of Jacob. He loved the young woman and spoke tenderly to her. (Genesis 34:3 ESV)

Marriage

1. When this man was forty years old, “he took Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite to be his wife, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite, and they made life bitter for Isaac and Rebekah.” (Genesis 26:34-35 ESV)

2. 1 Corinthians 7:33 says that the married man is anxious about these sorts of things, for instance, how to please his wife. (1 Corinthians 7:33 ESV)

3. 1 Timothy 5:11 says that these people, “when their passions draw them away from Christ, desire to marry.”(1 Timothy 5:11 ESV)

4. In what is perhaps the first interracial marriage in the Bible, Moses married a woman of this nationality, equivalent to modern-day Ethiopia. (Numbers 12:1 ESV)

5. “As if it had been a light thing for him to walk in the sins of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, this man took for his wife the daughter of Ethbaal king of the Sidonians, namely, Jezebel. (1 Kings 16:31 ESV)

 

Babies (not necessarily in baby carriage)

1. A Levites woman saw that this baby was beautiful, so she hid him three months. (Exodus 2)

2. This woman said, “For behold, when the sound of your greeting came to my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.” (Luke 1:44 ESV)

3. Psalm 139 compares God’s forming the body of a baby inside its mother’s womb to this sort of craft.

4. This man writes that Jesus appeared to him, “Last of all, as to one untimely born.” (1 Corinthians 15:8 ESV)

5. Even though he was blind, the prophet Ahijah knew that the footsteps at his threshold were the wife of this king, and he prophesied that her unborn child would die as soon as she entered the city of Tirzah. (1 Kings 14)

 

Towers

1. Eighteen people died when this city’s tower fell, even though they were not worse offenders than any others who lived in Jerusalem. (Luke 13)

2. The first ever mention of an ivory tower is in this book, where it is used as a simile for a woman’s neck.

3. Migrating people from the east used brick for stone and bitumen for mortar. God came down to see this structure that they were building. (Genesis 11)

4. According to Proverbs 18:10, this is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe. (Proverbs 18:10 ESV)

5. Having burned 1000 people alive in the Tower of Shechem, this man tried to use the same trick against the tower of Thebez, but was killed when a woman dropped a millstone on his head, crushing his skull. (Judges 9)

 

Valleys

1. The psalmist says that he will fear no evil, even though he walk through this valley. (PSALM 23)

2. As part of Isaiah 40’s project of making “straight in the desert a highway for our God,” this is what will be done to every valley.

3. In Joel 3, Jehovah tramples out the grapes of wrath and judges the multitudes in this valley.

4. Ever since King Josiah defiled this valley, it was no longer used as a place of sacrifice to Molech, but as a constantly-burning garbage dump, which is why Jesus used it as his image of Hell. (2 Kings 23:10)

5. The Philistines stood on the mountain on one side, and Israel stood on the mountain on the other side when David defeated Goliath in this valley. (1 SAMUEL 17)

 

Hair

1. Proverbs 16:31 says that hair of this color is “a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life. (Proverbs 16:31 ESV)

2. Hair of this kind of animal was used to make curtains for a tent over the tabernacle (Exodus 36:14), and also as a wig for a decoy of David.

3. Jesus warns you not to swear by your head because you cannot make a single hair do this. (Matthew 5:36 ESV)

4. It weighed two hundred shekels by the king’s weight when it was cut off once a year. (2 Samuel 14:26 ESV)

5. In Song of Solomon 4:1, the Shunnamite’s hair is compared to these animals leaping down the slopes of Gilead.

 

Money

1. The temple tax, like most money in OT Israel, was denominated in this currency, standardized by an official weight kept in the sanctuary. (Exodus 30:13)

2. In Jesus’ parable, both those who worked for only an hour, and those who had “born the heat of the day” received this much money, in keeping with their agreement with the vineyard owner. It was also the coin for paying taxes to Caesar. (Matthew 20:10 and 22:19)

3. A handkerchief wrapped up a single one of these coins for the servant who knew that his master was a hard man, reaping where he had not sown. But two other servants made capital gains of 1000% and 500% respectively. (Luke 19)

4. In Matthew 18, the unforgiving servant owes his master 10,000 of these rather large weights of silver or gold.

5. The poor widow in Mark 12:42 put in two mites, which amounted to one of these Roman coins. There were 4 of them in a denarius.

 

Magicians

1. He tried to bribe Peter to give him the ability to lay hands on people and give them the Holy Spirit.

2. This woman gave King Saul a morsel of bread and a fatted calf after she had summoned up Samuel’s ghost for him.

3. This Jewish magician tried to keep the Roman proconsul Sergius Paulus from believing he message of Paul in Acts 13.

4. These were the names of Pharaoh’s magicians, according to 2 Timothy 3:8.

5. He is called the “chief of the magicians” and the king says that , because “the spirit of the holy gods is in” him and that “no mystery is too difficult for” him; therefore he asks him to interpret his dream, addressing him by the Chaldaean name Belteshazzar. (Daniel 4:9 ESV)

 

MOUNTAINS: MT. ARARAT, MT. SINAI, MT. GERIZIM, MT. CARMEL, MOUNT OF OLIVES

MIRACLES: PETER AND JOHN, AARON, PHILIP, PAUL, ELISHA

RULERS OF ISRAEL AND JUDAH: ATHALIAH, AHAB, UZZIAH, JEROBOAM, JEHU

ESCAPES: DAVID, PAUL (SAUL), LOT, ABIATHAR, JOB

LOVE: JONATHAN, RACHEL, LAZARUS, 3 JOHN, SHECHEM

MARRIAGE: ESAU, WORLDLY, (YOUNG) WIDOWS, CUSHITE (OR ETHIOPIAN AS EARLY ANSWER), AHAB

BABIES: MOSES, ELIZABETH, KNITTING OR WEAVING, PAUL, JEROBOAM

TOWERS: SILOAM, SONG OF SOLOMON, TOWER OF BABEL, THE NAME OF THE LORD, ABIMELECH
VALLEYS: VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH, LIFTED UP or EXALTED, VALLEY OF DECISION, VALLEY OF THE SON OF HINNOM (GEHENNA), VALLEY OF ELAH

HAIR: GRAY, GOAT, TURN WHITE OR BLACK, ABSALOM’S HAIR, (A FLOCK OF) GOATS

MONEY: SHEKEL, DENARIUS, MINA, TALENT, QUADRANS

MAGICIANS: SIMON (MAGUS), WITCH OF ENDOR, ELYMAS (BAR-JESUS), JANNES & JAMBRES, DANIEL

Bible Jeopardy 1

Every two weeks, we host an evening of games and food at our place for other families and students from the birth clinic. The last two times, we have run Bible trivia games, using a Jeopardy format.

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Missionary kids gather around an iPad running a game buzzer app while the projector shows the Jeopardy-style board with categories and point values. Adults watch in astonishment and wonder where their kids learned all these facts.

Here’s a set of questions Sora wrote for last Friday. Answers are in the comments. (Matt’s game for grown-ups will be posted later.)

Kids’ jeopardy questions

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