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Can I 'Run' this Bible Quiz by You? -- #3

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Can I Run this Bible Quiz by You  3 game quiz
"I recently ran two quizzes on FunTrivia about Biblical people who did some running and they were generally well received so I decided to run a third installment. On your mark. Get set. Go! (The NKJV was used for this quiz.)"

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1. One of the first mentions of a Bible character running is Genesis 18:2-3. The verses, in the NKJV, states: "So he lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing by him; and when he saw them, he ran from the tent door to meet them, and bowed himself to the ground, and said, 'My Lord, if I have now found favor in Your sight, do not pass on by Your servant." Who is the Bible character who ran from his tent door to meet his divine visitors?
    Jacob
    Abraham
    Isaac
    Joseph


2. Numbers 11:27 tells of a young man running to Moses exclaiming "Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp." According to Scripture, Joshua, son of Nun, urged Moses to "forbid" the prophesying, but Moses refused to address his concerns.
    True
    False


3. Scripture tells of the LORD instructing Joshua to point his spear at a particular city in Canaan before the Israelites ran to capture it. Joshua 8:19, in the NKJV, states: "So those in ambush arose quickly out of their place; they ran as soon as he had stretched out his hand, and they entered the city and took it, and hurried to set the city on fire." What is the name of the Canaanite city the Israelites ran to and conquered?
    Jericho
    Ai
    Damascus
    Tyre


4. 1 Kings 2:39 tells of two slaves of Shimei running away to Achish, the son of Maachah, king of Gath. After Shimei went to Gath to retrieve his run-away slaves, an Israelite king ordered the execution of Shimei. To simplify things, Shimei was basically under house arrest for his treatment of a previous king of Israel and as a result his execution was ordered. What was the name of the king who ordered the execution of Shimei?
    Saul
    David
    Solomon
    Rehoboam


5. 1 Samuel 10:23 in the NKJV tells of the Israelites running and bringing forward a man who was hiding among equipment. (In the NIV, it states he was hiding among the supplies.) Scripture goes on to tell of the man being "taller than any of the people from his shoulders upward" and he ended up being proclaimed king of Israel. What was the man's name?
    Boaz
    Joab
    Saul
    David


6. 1 Samuel 17:48 tells of David running into battle against a gigantic Philistine adversary. Scripture goes on to tell of David slaying his opponent and then chopping off his head. What was the name of the man David slew after he ran into battle?
    Answer: (One word, seven letters.)


7. 2 Samuel 18 tells of two messengers running to inform David of the latest news from a battlefront. One of the messengers told David about the death of his son in battle. What was the name of the David's son who was killed?
    No name is given
    David Jr.
    Adonijah
    Absalom


8. Mark 14 tells of the arrest of Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane with Verses 50 and 51 stating a "young man" ran away in fear naked. What was the name of the Biblical streaker?
    Peter
    Malchus
    Andrew
    No name is given


9. Acts 14:14 tells of two workers with the early church tearing their clothes and running "in among the multitude" in Lystra. According to Scripture, the two workers were infuriated when a large crowd claimed they were the Greek gods Zeus and Hermes. Who were the two workers with the early church who tore their clothes while they ran?
    Peter and John
    Paul and Barnabas
    Silas and Luke
    Barnabas and John Mark.


10. Acts 21:30 tells of the people of Jerusalem being "disturbed" and running together to seize a worker in the early church. According to Scripture, the mob thought the church worker had taken Greeks into the temple and defiled the holy place. What is the name of the church worker who was seized by the running mob?
    Peter
    Paul
    John
    Barnabas


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Compiled Oct 07 12