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BIBLE TRIVIA VI

51) Who is the first hunter mentioned in the Bible?


GENESIS 10:8-9: "Cush was the father of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth. He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; that is why it is said, 'Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.'"

52) Who was instructed by God to name his son Maher-shalal-hash-baz?


ISAIAH 8:3: "Then I made love to the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. And the Lord said to me, 'Name him Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz. For before the boy knows how to say 'My father' or 'My mother,' the wealth of Damascus and the plunder of Samaria will be carried off by the king of Assyria.'"

53) What Israelite prince only cut his hair once a year?


2 SAMUEL 14:25-26: "In all Israel there was not a man so highly praised for his handsome appearance as Absalom. From the top of his head to the sole of his foot there was no blemish in him. Whenever he cut the hair of his head--he used to cut his hair once a year because it became too heavy for him--he would weigh it, and its weight was two hundred shekels by the royal standard."

54) Which prophet resurrected someone from the dead AFTER his own death?


Sometime after Elisha had died and was buried, some men were burying another body in the same area. The grave diggers saw a band of Moabite raiders approaching, and, rather than risk an encounter with the Moabites, they threw the man's body into Elisha's grave. Scripture records that, "when the body touched Elisha's bones, the man came to life and stood up on his feet."

55) Where did Cain go after he killed his brother?


GENESIS 4:16: "So Cain went out from the Lord's presence and lived in the land of Nod, east of Eden."

56) Which of the Twelve Apostles is the patron saint of Armenia?


Jude the Apostle is the patron saint of Armenia, along with Saint Bartholemew. He is also the patron saint of lost causes, desperate situations, and the Chicago Police Department.

57) Who woke up under a tree and found that an angel had cooked food for him?


When Elijah laid down under a bush and fell asleep, he woke to find that an angel had baked bread for him over hot coals.

58) Who was the first polygamist in the Bible?


Lamech was a sixth-generation descendant of Cain. He was also noted as the first polygamist mentioned in the Bible, taking two wives, Adah and Zillah.

59) How many times was Naaman told to wash in the River Jordan to be made clean?


Elisha told the leper Naaman to go bathe in the Jordan seven times and he would be clean.

60) Which king of Israel got rid of the sacred stone of Baal?


2 KINGS 3:1-3: "Joram son of Ahab became king of Israel in Samaria in the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and he reigned twelve years. He did evil in the eyes of the Lord, but not as his father and mother had done. He got rid of the sacred stone of Baal that his father had made. Nevertheless he clung to the sins of Jeroboam son of Nebat, which he had caused Israel to commit; he did not turn away from them."


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