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Saturday, September 4, 2010

Answers to Quiz Yourself

These are the answers to yesterday’s Bible matching game Hope you had fun!

1. Samson - Delilah
Samson and Delilah are the classic lesson about trusting someone who schemes. Samson told the secret of his great strength to his wife, Delilah, and she betrayed him to the enemy. Judges 14

2. Ananias - Sapphira
Ananias and Sapphira are the only people in the New Testament who were struck dead by the Lord for a sin. They were a married couple who sold a piece of property. They weren’t required to give all the money to God, but they lied when they brought their gift and said that it was all of the purchase price. That was a fatal mistake! Acts 5

3. Timothy - Eunice
Eunice was Timothy’s mother. She is called a woman of great faith who raised Timothy well. 2 Timothy 1:5

4. Moses - Zipporah
Zipporah was a Midianite woman who became Moses’ wife. Exodus 2:15-21

5. Zechariah - Elizabeth
Zechariah and Elizabeth were the parents of John the Baptist. John was born when Elizabeth was old, and Zechariah was temporarily struck dumb because he did not believe this was possible. Luke 1:5-23

6. Lazarus - Mary
Lazarus and Mary (not the mother of Jesus) are brother and sister. Martha was another sister. They were close friends of Jesus. John 11:1

7. Aeneas - Dorcas
Aeneas and Dorcas are only connected by the fact that they lived in nearby towns, and were both miraculously restored to health by Peter. But their stories appear side by side in Acts 9.

8. Ahab - Jezebel
Ahab was declared to be the most wicked king of Israel. His wife Jezebel was so evil that her name has become synonymous with evil manipulation and deceit. 1 Kings 21:25

9. Barak - Deborah
Deborah was a prophetess, a judge who was leading Israel. She told Barak that he would have victory over the Canaanites in battle. Judges 4:4-6

10. David - Abagail
In I Samuel 25 Abigail’s husband, Nabal, insults David. David sets out to attack Nabal, but Abigail rides out to meet David with gifts and an apology, which are accepted. (Nabal later dies and Abigail and David marry.)


Auntie E said...

Wow we didn't do so well. Although, your explanations are good. It was fun though. the family wanted to look them up and I would not let them. so now they will want to read more,lol.

Sharkbytes (TM) said...

Hi Auntie E- Well, if you had fun and reinforced some bits of prior knowledge, I'm happy! Thanks for playing.