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A Common Link -- Old Testament Characters
Old Testament / Tanakh
"In this quiz, I give you names from the Old Testament and you tell me what they have in common. For example: Adam and Eve. Answer: First man and woman. So, sit back and have some fun. (The NIV was used for this quiz.)"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What's the common link between Cain and Moses?
Both were murderers.
Both had brothers named Abel.
Both had sisters named Miriam.
Both lived in Egypt.
What's the common link between Leah and Rachel?
Both helped make Joseph his colorful coat.
Both were saved from starvation by Elisha.
Both were sisters and married to Jacob.
Both were connected with Sodom and Gomorrah.
What's the common link between David and Solomon?
Father and son who both served as kings.
One slew Goliath and the other fled in terror.
Grandfather and grandson who both served as kings.
Both were admonished by Elisha the prophet.
What's the common link between Orpah and Ruth?
Two cousins who were bitter adversaries.
Two sisters who were both married to sons of Boaz.
Two Moabite women who were both married to sons of Naomi.
Two sisters who left Naomi and returned to their homeland.
What's the common link between Vashti and Esther?
Both were queens.
Both had cousins named Mordecai.
Both were originally named Hadassah.
Both were Jewish.
What's the common link between Nebuchadnezzar and Cyrus?
Both ended up eating grass like an oxen, as predicted by prophets of God.
Both were kings who were defeated in battle by David and the Israelites.
Both were kings when the Israelites were in captivity.
Both were good friends with King Ahab and his wife Jezebel.
What's the common link between Rahab and Gomer?
Both were married to prophets.
Both were sisters of David.
Both assisted Israeli spies.
Both were prostitutes.
What's the common link between Elijah and Ahab?
A prophet of God and his best friend.
Both were bitter enemies of King David.
Both were close friends of the prophet Elisha.
A prophet of God and a king of Israel.
What's the common link between Othniel and Deborah?
Both were taken into exile in Babylon.
Both were bitter adversaries of David.
Both were judges before Israel had kings.
Both served under Solomon.
What's the common link between Joseph and Benjamin?
Brothers who were both sold into slavery.
Brothers who were sons of Sarah.
Brothers who were sons of Rachel.
Two half-brothers who were bitter adversaries.
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