Bible Trivia (part 1)

It’s hard to believe I haven’t done a newsletter on miscellaneous bible trivia before, but a search of old newsletters doesn’t show any. This will probably the first of many, especially on those occasions when I can’t think of anything better to write about. Enjoy!

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  1. 1. Which two people in the bible never died?
  2. 2. Who did God tell to “marry a promiscuous woman”?
  3. 3. When Elijah was hiding in the Kerith Ravine, who brought him food?
  4. 4. Who was mentioned as being the “Greatest man among all people in the east”?
  5. 5. What is the unforgivable sin?
  6. 6. What kind of fish swallowed Jonah?
  7. 7. Who is the first person the Bible says God put in a “deep sleep”?
  8. 8. What happened to Lot’s wife when she turned back to look at Sodom?
  9. 9. What three items were inside the Ark of the Covenant?
  10. 10. Which two trees are mentioned as being in the Garden of Eden?
  11. 11. What did Jesus say would cry out if his disciples were silenced?
  12. 12. What color was manna and what did it taste like?
Jonah and the Whale
“Jonah and the Whale” by Pieter Lastman, 1621


  1. 1. Elijah and Enoch.
  2. 2. Hosea (Hosea 1:2)
  3. 3. Ravens (I Kings 17:2-6)
  4. 4. Job (Job 1:1-3)
  5. 5. Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit (Luke 12:10)
  6. 6. A “huge” one. The bible does not mention a whale by name. (Jonah 1:17)
  7. 7. Adam (when God took his rib out to make Eve). (Genesis 2:20-22)
  8. 8. She turned into a pillar of salt (Genesis 19:26)
  9. 9. A jar of manna, Aaron’s staff and the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments.
  10. 10. The tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Genesis 2:9)
  11. 11. The stones (Luke 19:39-40)
  12. 12. It was white like coriander seed and tasted like wafers made with honey. (Exodus 16:31)

Source of most questions: Not so Boring Bible

Jonah and the Whale
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