Clues for: The Old Testament

Question Answer Value Airdate
Naaman was cured of leprosy after Elisha told him to bathe in this river 7 times the Jordan 200 February 17, 2014
He ripped the doors off the gate of the city of Gaza & carried them on his back to the top of a hill Samson 400 February 17, 2014
This son of Jacob goes to prison when a woman falsely accuses him; you can see what really happened Joseph 600 February 17, 2014
Esther 4:3 reports that "there was great mourning among the Jews... and many lay in sackcloth and" these ashes 1000 February 17, 2014
This third book of the Old Testament is named for the tribe from which the priests of Israel were descended Leviticus February 17, 2014
The son of Lamech & grandson of Methuselah, he was 600 years old "when the flood of waters was upon the earth" Noah 200 December 24, 2012
Exodus 37 describes this chest as being made of wood overlaid with gold the Ark of the Covenant 400 December 24, 2012
1 Kings tells us that Solomon had 700 wives & 300 of these not-quite-wives concubines 600 December 24, 2012
In Ezra 6 the Persian king Cyrus orders the rebuilding of this the Temple of Solomon (the Second Temple of Jerusalem) 800 December 24, 2012
Martini, anyone? Zechariah says this mount is "before Jerusalem on the east" the Mount of Olives 1000 December 24, 2012
This strongman's last prayer was that God give him the strength to collapse the temple of his Philistine captors Samson 200 October 3, 2008
After the golden calf was destroyed, Moses was directed to make this; it was later set up in the tabernacle the Ark of the Covenant 400 October 3, 2008
In Leviticus, Israelite woman Shelomith had a son with a man of this North African people the Egyptians 600 October 3, 2008
When this wicked Phoenician princess married King Ahab, Ahab adopted her worship of Baal Jezebel 800 October 3, 2008
The book of this farmer-turned-prophet is the first alphabetically in the Old Testament Amos 1000 October 3, 2008
Genesis tells us that 4 rivers flowed out of this fabled place, including the river Gihon Eden 200 March 6, 2008
In his Biblical book, he's tossed overboard at his own request Jonah 400 March 6, 2008
The governor of Judea under the reign of Persian king Artaxerxes I, Nehemiah rebuilt this city's walls Jerusalem 600 March 6, 2008
Later to reign for 40 years himself, he was David's son by Bathsheba King Solomon 800 March 6, 2008
In the first book of Kings, Elijah triumphs at Mt. Carmel in a contest with the prophets of this god Baal 1000 March 6, 2008
Genesis says it was 300 cubits in length, making it about 500 feet long Noah\'s ark 200 October 19, 2007
Genesis 25 says these twin sons of Rebekah even struggled against each other in their mother's womb Jacob & Esau 400 October 19, 2007
In Samuel 28, the prophet Samuel appears to king Saul & predicts his defeat by this group the Philistines 600 October 19, 2007
According to the Bible, she was not only Abraham's wife, she was also his half-sister Sarah 800 October 19, 2007
Deuteronomy may mean "second law", but it's this number book of the Old Testament the fifth 1000 October 19, 2007
Leviticus 23:24 sets this horn-blowing high holiday on the 1st day of the 7th month Rosh Hashanah 200 October 24, 2005
I Chronicles 15 reports even King David was dancing when he brought this container into Jerusalem the Ark of the Covenant 400 October 24, 2005
After he went to heaven in a chariot of fire, his servant Elisha inherited his power Elijah 800 October 24, 2005
Sorrowful prophet who wrote the Old Testament book of Lamentations Jeremiah 1000 October 24, 2005
One lie he told was "If they bind me with 7 green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak" Samson October 24, 2005
Let's all flock to read Psalm 95, in which humans are compared to these animals sheep 200 September 6, 2004
Some say the screech owl in the King James Bible is Lilith, the name given his legendary first wife Adam 400 September 6, 2004
Hagar, carrying this man's baby, fled into the desert after harsh treatment from his wife Abraham 600 September 6, 2004
According to this Old Testament book, this "swords into plowshares" prophet walked naked for 3 years Isaiah 800 September 6, 2004
In Genesis, Joseph is imprisoned after accusations by the wife of this Egyptian Potiphar 1000 September 6, 2004
He "was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights" Jonah 200 September 9, 2003
This city was the site of Solomon's temple Jerusalem 400 September 9, 2003
Exodus 3:8 describes the Promised Land as "flowing with" these 2 items milk and honey 600 September 9, 2003
Evil men at Lot's house were smitten with this affliction "so that they wearied themselves to find the door" blindness 800 September 9, 2003
57 of the 150 of these were meant to be accompanied by a stringed instrument the Psalms 1000 September 9, 2003
The promised land of Canaan was said to be flowing with these 2 things Milk & honey 100 November 15, 2000
Sound the trumpets! Before his death, Moses named this man his successor Joshua 200 November 15, 2000
They're the only 2 books of the Hebrew bible named for specific women Esther & Ruth 300 November 15, 2000
While in the court of Nebuchadnezzar, this visionary was given the name Belteshazzar Daniel 400 November 15, 2000
Twice, with an evil spirit upon him, this king tried to slay David with his javelin King Saul 500 November 15, 2000
Of the first 2 people to make offerings to God, the one who had his rejected Cain 100 December 21, 1999
Proverbs 31 says an ideal one is industrious, helps the needy & gives advice to those less wise Wife 200 December 21, 1999
As a bride price, Saul asked David to kill 100 of these people & bring back proof Philistines 300 December 21, 1999
Made of metal, tseltselim, the only percussion instruments in the temple orchestra, are these Cymbals 400 December 21, 1999
He's the one lamenting in the book of Lamentations Jeremiah 500 December 21, 1999
After he slew Goliath, he cut off the giant's head David 100 September 30, 1999
The Lord destroyed these 2 cities with fire & brimstone because "their sin is very grievous" Sodom & Gomorrah 200 September 30, 1999
The trumpets sounded, Joshua's people shouted & this city's "wall fell down flat" Jericho 300 September 30, 1999
To escape the pursuing Egyptians, the Israelites went into the midst of this sea "upon the dry ground" Red Sea 400 September 30, 1999
"And the Lord God took the man, and put him into" this place "to dress it and keep it" Garden of Eden 100 May 13, 1998
He prayed to God for strength that "I may be at once avenged...for my two eyes" Samson 200 May 13, 1998
"And the glory of the Lord abode upon" this mountain, "and the cloud covered it six days" Mount Sinai 300 May 13, 1998
He told King Darius, "My god hath sent his angel, and hath shut the lions' mouths" Daniel 400 May 13, 1998
He cursed his grandson Canaan, saying, "A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren" Noah 500 May 13, 1998
God told Adam, "Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat: but of" this one Tree of the knowledge of good & evil 100 April 24, 1997
It was God's sign to Noah that he would never again flood the Earth Rainbow 200 April 24, 1997
In Joshua the Israelites made a miraculous crossing of this river, much as they did at the Red Sea Jordan 300 April 24, 1997
This collection of sayings is sometimes referred to as the "Book of Wisdom" Proverbs 400 April 24, 1997
While living in Midian, he married Zipporah Moses 500 April 24, 1997
The conquest of Canaan began with the taking of this city in a battle fit by Joshua Jericho 100 June 26, 1996
According to Deuteronomy 6:3, the 2 things that floweth in the promised land milk & honey 200 June 26, 1996
Details of the second census begin in chapter 26 of this book Numbers 300 June 26, 1996
In Genesis it's reported Pharaoh renamed this dream interpreter Zaphnathpaaneah Joseph 400 June 26, 1996
Among those to whom this book's title refers are Tola, Jair, Ibzan, Abdon & Gideon Judges June 26, 1996
Because not even 10 good people could be found in this wicked city, the Lord destroyed it Sodom 100 April 9, 1996
This Philistine asked David, "Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves?" Goliath 200 April 9, 1996
The cover, or mercy seat, of this box represented the throne of God Ark of the Covenant 300 April 9, 1996
The Old Testament refers to it as Mount Horeb & the mountain of God Mount Sinai 400 April 9, 1996
This biblical patriarch was the son of Lamech & the grandson of Methuselah Noah 500 April 9, 1996
It was the source of Samson's strength, until Delilah had it cut off his hair 100 February 19, 1996
He was about 80 years old when he was cast into the lions' den Daniel 200 February 19, 1996
The first half of First Kings traces the life of this temple builder Solomon 300 February 19, 1996
For his faith & patience, God blessed him with twice as much as he'd lost Job 400 February 19, 1996
Attributed to Jeremiah, the name of this book refers to its sad poems Lamentations 500 February 19, 1996
Psalm 122 says "Pray for the peace of" this city; "they shall prosper that love thee" Jerusalem 100 November 14, 1995
The feast of Passover is first mentioned in this book Exodus 200 November 14, 1995
After Abel's murder, Cain settled in this land east of Eden Nod 300 November 14, 1995
Oddly, this tribe for whom the third book is named, is mentioned in only one passage there Levi 400 November 14, 1995
In 1 Samuel 4, these people captured the Ark of the Covenant after defeating Israel in battle Philistines 500 November 14, 1995
After 3 attempts, she discovered the secret of Samson's strength & betrayed him to the Philistines Delilah 100 September 27, 1995
This queen gave Solomon 120 talents of gold & other precious items Queen of Sheba 200 September 27, 1995
Miriam & Aaron criticized this man, their brother, for marrying an Ethiopian Moses 300 September 27, 1995
Jacob's other name was this, like the 12 tribes descended from him Israel 400 September 27, 1995
In 1 Samuel 31 this king falls upon his own sword, opening the way for David to become king Saul 500 September 27, 1995
After his encounter with the Great Fish, he warned Nineveh of its great evil & the city repented Jonah 100 March 14, 1995
He sent Igal the Issacharite to scout the Promised Land in Numbers 13:7 Moses 200 March 14, 1995
Originally an agricultural festival, the Feast of the Unleavened Bread was combined with this holiday Passover 300 March 14, 1995
The King James Version translates the Hebrew word Sheol as this place Hell 400 March 14, 1995
Joab killed this rebellious son of David though David had said to spare him Absalom 500 March 14, 1995
Of the Tower of Babel, the destruction of Sodom & Gomorrah, or the flood, the one that occurred 1st flood 100 May 2, 1994
“And the Lord spake unto the fish, and it vomited out” this man “upon the dry land” Jonah 200 May 2, 1994
God told Moses “And thou shalt put into” this object “the testimony which I shall give thee” Ark of the Covenant 300 May 2, 1994
Joshua could tell you this walled town was called the “city of palm trees” Jericho 400 May 2, 1994
This son of Jacob was 30 years old when Pharaoh made him ruler of all Egypt Joseph 500 May 2, 1994
Cain was a tiller of the ground & Abel was a keeper of these animals sheep 100 October 7, 1993
During their 40 years in the wilderness, the Israelites ate this "bread" which fell from heaven manna 200 October 7, 1993
Before his death, he asked to be "avenged of the Philistines" for his 2 eyes Samson 300 October 7, 1993
After he saw this bloody garment, Jacob believed that an evil beast had devoured Joseph the coat of many colors 400 October 7, 1993
The Ten Commandments are listed twice in their entirety, first in Exodus, then in this book Deuteronomy October 7, 1993
When these 2 cities were destroyed for their wickedness, only Lot & his family were spared Sodom & Gommorah 100 July 23, 1993
Abbreviated Obad. & named for a minor prophet, it's the Old Testament's shortest book Obadiah 200 July 23, 1993
Isaiah 13:6 warns, "Howl ye; for the day of the Lord is" this near (at hand) 300 July 23, 1993
The book named for this man describes him as "perfect and upright, and one that feared God" Job 500 July 23, 1993
On orders from King Jehu, this wicked queen & wife of Ahab was thrown from a window to her death Jezebel July 23, 1993
After creating the heaven & the Earth, God said, "Let there be" this, "and there was" light 100 February 25, 1993
He spent 3 days & 3 nights in the belly of a great fish Jonah 200 February 25, 1993
When asked by God what gift he desired, this king requested wisdom & knowledge Solomon 300 February 25, 1993
It's the book in which you'd find the line "The bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed" Exodus 400 February 25, 1993
Before his death, this prophet chose his disciple Elisha to succeed him Elijah 500 February 25, 1993
During the Exodus God provided the Israelites with this food which tasted "like wafers made with honey" manna 100 November 11, 1991
Job tells us that the behemoth "eateth grass as an ox" & "moveth his tail like" one of these Lebanese trees cedar (of Lebanon) 200 November 11, 1991
These 3 men were cast into a fiery furnace but "the fire had no power" over their bodies Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego 300 November 11, 1991
Nebuchadnezzar offered the governorship of the province of Babylon to this prophet, but he refused it Daniel 400 November 11, 1991
The oldest son of King Saul, he is best known for his friendship with David Jonathan 500 November 11, 1991
According to the 10th Commandment, you shouldn’t do this to a neighbor’s ox, servant or wife covet 100 April 23, 1986
While Encyclopedia Americana says this Old Testament book should be read as a parable, we say it’s a big fish story Jonah 200 April 23, 1986
Samuel took a horn of oil & did this to David amidst his brethren anoint 300 April 23, 1986