bible trivia questions with answers

Bible trivia; bible prophets – July

1. Which prophet confronted King Ahab and the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel?

Answer:

Elijah

Details:

Elijah challenged the prophets of Baal to a contest to prove the power of God, resulting in fire coming down from heaven to consume his sacrifice.

Verse: 1 Kings 18:20-40

2. Which prophet was known as the “weeping prophet” due to his sorrow over the sins of Israel?

Answer:

Jeremiah

Details:

Jeremiah prophesied during the final years of Judah before its fall to Babylon, warning the people of impending judgment and calling for repentance.

Verse: Jeremiah 9:1

3. Which prophet saw a vision of a valley of dry bones being brought back to life?

Answer:

Ezekiel

Details:

Ezekiel prophesied in Babylon during the exile, and God showed him a vision of dry bones coming to life as a symbol of Israel’s restoration.

Verse: Ezekiel 37:1-14

4. Which prophet warned Nineveh of impending destruction, leading to the city’s repentance?

Answer:

Jonah

Details:

Jonah initially fled from God’s call but eventually preached to Nineveh, and the city repented, leading to God’s mercy and sparing of Nineveh.

Verse: Jonah 3:1-10

5. Which prophet had a vision of a chariot of fire and was taken up to heaven in a whirlwind?

Answer:

Elijah

Details:

Elijah was a fiery prophet who performed miracles and was taken up to heaven in a whirlwind, leaving his mantle for Elisha.

Verse: 2 Kings 2:11-12

6. Which prophet was known for his patience and steadfastness despite suffering great personal loss?

Answer:

Job

Details:

Job experienced immense suffering, yet he remained faithful to God, and in the end, God restored his fortunes and blessed him abundantly.

Verse: Job 1-42

7. Which prophet foretold the coming of the Messiah and was known for his Messianic prophecies?

Answer:

Isaiah

Details:

Isaiah prophesied about the birth, life, and sacrificial death of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, centuries before His coming.

Verse: Isaiah 7:14; Isaiah 53

8. Which prophet interceded for the people of Israel after they made a golden calf?

Answer:

Moses

Details:

Moses pleaded with God on behalf of the Israelites after they sinned with the golden calf, demonstrating his role as an intercessor for his people.

Verse: Exodus 32:11-14

9. Which prophet was known for his wisdom and authored many of the Proverbs?

Answer:

Solomon

Details:

King Solomon, renowned for his wisdom, authored much of the Book of Proverbs and asked God for wisdom to rule Israel.

Verse: 1 Kings 4:29-34

10. Which prophet confronted King David over his sin with Bathsheba and pronounced judgment?

Answer:

Nathan

Details:

Nathan courageously confronted David after his sin with Bathsheba, using a parable to convict the king of his wrongdoing.

Verse: 2 Samuel 12:1-15

11. Which prophet was known for his visions of God’s throne and the heavenly creatures?

Answer:

Ezekiel

Details:

Ezekiel had vivid visions of God’s glory, including the throne-chariot (merkabah) and the cherubim, revealing profound spiritual truths.

Verse: Ezekiel 1:1-28

12. Which prophet was commissioned to build and prepare an ark to save his family and animals from a global flood?

Answer:

Noah

Details:

Noah faithfully obeyed God’s command to build an ark, which saved his family and pairs of animals during the worldwide flood.

Verse: Genesis 6:9-22

13. Which prophet was swallowed by a great fish after disobeying God’s call to preach repentance to Nineveh?

Answer:

Jonah

Details:

Jonah initially fled from God’s call and was swallowed by a great fish (traditionally interpreted as a whale) before repenting and fulfilling God’s mission.

Verse: Jonah 1:1-17

14. Which prophet was called to speak God’s message to a rebellious and idolatrous Israel?

Answer:

Hosea

Details:

Hosea’s life and marriage symbolized God’s love for Israel despite their unfaithfulness, calling them to repentance and restoration.

Verse: Hosea 1-14

15. Which prophet was known for his zeal and fiery denunciation of idolatry and injustice in Israel?

Answer:

Elijah

Details:

Elijah boldly confronted King Ahab and Jezebel, challenging Baal worship and calling Israel to repentance through powerful signs and miracles.

Verse: 1 Kings 17-19; 2 Kings 1-2

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