{ Bible Trivia }

Bible Trivia from Refreshing Hope Ministries........

 The Levites had to tithe on the tithes that were given to them 
(Numbers 18:25)

Any grain offering made to the Lord had to have salt on it 
(Leviticus 2:13)

Number of times the word "God" appears in the Bible: 

The Middle books in the Bible are Micah and Nahum. 

The first question that God asked in the Bible was: 

Adam, where are you? 
(Genesis 3:9)

The word grandmother appears in the Bible only once (2 Timothy 1:5)

A man had a bed 13 1/2 feet long and 6 feet wide (Deuteronomy 3:11)

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
(Genesis 5:27)

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! 

(Acts 20:9)

God once used a poultice of figs to heal a boil on Hezekiah 

(Isaiah 38:21)

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

 (Ruth 4:7)

It never rained in the Garden of Eden. 

Water came up as a mist from the earth to water the ground 
(Genesis 2:5-6) 

Luke was a medical doctor 

(Colossians 4:14)

We are to enter into the presence of God with praise and thanksgiving 

(Psalm 100)

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!  

Isaiah 20:2-3 

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.....

 Psalm 119

The shortest chapter in the Bible is.....

Psalm 117

A talent of gold was about $24,000

An angel started an earthquake by rolling back the stone that sealed Jesus'' tomb 

(Matthew 28:1-4)

God used dust to form the first man 

(Genesis 2:7)

God used Hornets to drive enemy people out of the promised land 

(Joshua 24:11-12)

The name Jesus was chosen by God. It means: the Lord saves 

(Matthew 1:20-21)

The visit of the wise men took place about two years after Jesus was born

Noah was also used for a girls name 

(Joshua 17:3)

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 .....
Judges 7:7

With 5 loaves and 2 fishes Jesus fed 5,000 men 

(Matthew 14:15-21)

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 

(John 18:18)

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 

(Joshua 10:12-14)

Jesus and Peter once paid taxes with a coin found in a fish's mouth

(Matthew 17:24-27)

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 

(Ruth 4:17)

God told Gideon to pick his men for war by how they drank water 

(Judges 7:4-7)

Jesus, Moses, Elijah, and Joshua fasted 40 days

An average reader can read the book of Philemon in about one minute.

Amen means: 

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
(Genesis 5:22-24)

Elijah, who was caught up by a whirlwind into heaven 

(II Kings 2:11)

The first question God asked in the Bible was: 
Adam where are you?  
(Genesis 3:9) 

About 75 pounds of myrrh and aloes were placed on the body of Jesus 

(John 19:39)  

Gideon had 71 sons 

(Judges 8:30-31)  

The people of Lud were famous as archers 
(Isaiah 66:19) 

The daughter of Jairus was 12 years old when Jesus brought her back to life 
(Luke 8:42)

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 

(Psalms 60:6-8)

There is an ancient milk bottle mentioned in the Bible

(Judges 4:19)

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