Bible Trivia from Refreshing Hope Ministries........
|The Levites had to tithe on the tithes that were given to them |
God told Isaiah to walk around naked for 3 years (Isaiah 20:1-4)
Amen means basically "so be it."
Green is the 1st color mentioned in the Bible (Gen 1:30).
It was God who shut the door of the Ark (Gen 7:16).
Genesis never says Adam and Eve ate an apple, only that they ate fruit.
Assuming your Bible is 1000 pages long, and you read a page every 5 minutes,
it should take you 84 hours or just under 3 and a half days to read it all.
Esther and Song of Solomon are the only books of the Bible that do not contain the word “God”
Methuselah was the oldest man in the Bible at 969 yrs old
Johann Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 1450′s and the first book to ever be printed was a
Latin language Bible, printed in Mainz, Germany.
Paul preached so long that Eutychus was overcome with sleep and fell from a third story window!
God once used a poultice of figs to heal a boil on Hezekiah
A parable is a short story that was told by Jesus.
They were earthly stories with heavenly meanings.
The “Love of money” is a root of all types of evil,
not the money itself.
The word Bible comes from the Greek word for “papyrus plant” (biblos),
since the leaves of that plant were used for paper.
In ancient Israel, men sealed a deal by exchanging sandals
It never rained in the Garden of Eden.
Water came up as a mist from the earth to water the ground
Luke was a medical doctor
We are to enter into the presence of God with praise and thanksgiving
Paul was beaten five times and shipwrecked three times
(2 Corinthians 11:24-25)
Elijah stretched himself over a widow’s son three times to bring him back to life
(1 Kings 17:21)
Isaiah walked naked and barefoot for three years!
The Book of Psalm is the longest book in the Bible
The middle chapter in the Bible is Psalm 118
There are 594 chapters before Psalm 118 and 594 chapters after it
The longest chapter in the Bible is.....
The shortest chapter in the Bible is.....
A talent of gold was about $24,000
An angel started an earthquake by rolling back the stone that sealed Jesus'' tomb
God used dust to form the first man
God used Hornets to drive enemy people out of the promised land
The name Jesus was chosen by God. It means: the Lord saves
The visit of the wise men took place about two years after Jesus was born
Noah was also used for a girls name
The Jordan river was parted by Elijah with his coat
(2 Kings 2:8)
The 7nth verse of the 7nth chapter of the 7nth book is .....
With 5 loaves and 2 fishes Jesus fed 5,000 men
Solomon had 12,000 horses
(1 Kings 10:26)
Solomon wrote 2 books known for wisdom.....
Ecclesiastes and Proverbs
Moses threw a piece of wood into bitter water to make it sweet
(Exodus 15: 24-25)
There are only 2 books in the Bible named after women.....
Esther and Ruth
God was a whistler
(Isaiah 5:26 and 7:18)
It was very cold the night that Jesus was betrayed
God used a whirlwind to take the prophet Elijah into heaven
(2 Kings 2:1)
The book of Malachi was written about 400 B.C. and considered the youngest book of the old testament
God caused the sun to stand still in the sky so that it provided light for 24 hours straight
Jesus and Peter once paid taxes with a coin found in a fish's mouth
There was a king in Egypt named So
(2 Kings 17:4)
The span of time between Joseph being sold into slavery and seeing his brothers again
was just over 20 years
Ruth was King David’s great grandmother
God told Gideon to pick his men for war by how they drank water
Jesus, Moses, Elijah, and Joshua fasted 40 days
An average reader can read the book of Philemon in about one minute.
So be it.
Who were the two men in the Bible who never died but were caught up to heaven?
Enoch, who walked with God and was no more
Elijah, who was caught up by a whirlwind into heaven
(II Kings 2:11)
Adam where are you?
About 75 pounds of myrrh and aloes were placed on the body of Jesus
Gideon had 71 sons
The people of Lud were famous as archers
The daughter of Jairus was 12 years old when Jesus brought her back to life
The word Testament means covenant or contract
The book of James is probably the oldest book in the New Testament
(about 45 A.D.)
Short men in the Bible:
Zaccheaus (a wee little man);
Bildad the Shuhite (shoe height)!!!
The Bible was written in three languages:
Hebrew, Aramaic, and Koine Greek
God had a wash pot
There is an ancient milk bottle mentioned in the Bible