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Bible Quiz: Genesis II


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1) God made a covenant with Abram to make of his descendants a great nation. To mark the covenant, God changed Abram's name to Abraham. Who was Abraham's firstborn son, born when Abraham was 86 years old?

Isaac

Ishbak

Ishmael

Medan


2) The wickedness of the city of Sodom was so great that God destroyed the whole city in a storm of fire and brimstone. Only Abraham's nephew _______, and his wife and two daughters were allowed to escape.

Abimelech

Lot

Moab

Zoar


3) God told Abraham to sacrifice his son _______ as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of Moriah.

Isaac

Ishbak

Ishmael

Medan


4) Who was Isaac's wife?

Leah

Rachel

Rebekah

Sarah


5) Which son of Isaac sold his birthright for a pot of stew?

Abimelech

Esau

Jacob

Leban


6) What was Jacob's dream at Bethel?

A ladder was set up on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven; and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

An enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance had its head made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay.

Jacob's sheaf of grain rose and stood upright, while his brothers' sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to it.

A round loaf of barley bread came tumbling into the camp. It struck the tent with such force that the tent overturned and collapsed.


7) Joseph, Jacob's eleventh son and the first born to his favorite wife Rachel, owned the famous coat of many colors. Where did he get it?

It was a gift from his mother.

It was a gift from his father.

He made it from goat skins.

He bought it from the Ishmaelites.


8) What was Joseph's dream?

A ladder was set up on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven; and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.

An enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance had its head made of pure gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay.

Joseph's sheaf of grain rose and stood upright, while his brothers' sheaves gathered around it and bowed down to it.

A round loaf of barley bread came tumbling into the camp. It struck the tent with such force that the tent overturned and collapsed.


9) What did Joseph's brothers do to Joseph?

They threw him into a den of lions.

They took his coat and sold it to a merchant traveling in a caravan.

They sold him into slavery.

They took his coat and left him alone in the desert.


10) Under what circumstances was Joseph reunited with his brothers?

Joseph's army captured them and put them in prison in Egypt.

They went to Egypt to buy food because there was a famine.

Their father sent them to return the coat of many colors.

They fled to Egypt when their father found out what they had done to Joseph.