Monday, January 18, 2021

Answer 1: The seasons.

Answer 2: Plant life.

Answer 3: Birds.

Answer 4: Dry land.

Answer 1: Let there be light.

Answer 2: I name you Adam.

Answer 3: I command the sun to shine.

Answer 4: My name is Jehovah.

Answer 1: Great sea creatures.

Answer 2: Burrowing mammals.

Answer 3: Trees full of fruit.

Answer 4: The stars in the sky.

Answer 1: None of these.

Answer 2: God created man from the dust.

Answer 3: God made the beasts of the earth according to their kinds.

Answer 4: God said "Let there be light".

Answer 1: Beef.

Answer 2: Apples.

Answer 3: Wheat.

Answer 4: Spinach.

Answer 1: He rested.

Answer 2: He made men and women.

Answer 3: He made men but not women.

Answer 4: He went to church and then watched football on t.v.

Answer 1: In truth and deed.

Answer 2: In every sentence we speak.

Answer 3: By worshipping Christ.

Answer 4: By pointing out to others when they go wrong.

Answer 1: Four.

Answer 2: Two.

Answer 3: Three.

Answer 4: One.

Answer 1: Abram.

Answer 2: Saul.

Answer 3: Moses.

Answer 4: Hymie.

Answer 1: Terah.

Answer 2: Haran.

Answer 3: Nahor.

Answer 4: Milcah.

Answer 1: Nephew.

Answer 2: Son.

Answer 3: Cousin.

Answer 4: Son in law.

Answer 1: Ur of the Chaldeans.

Answer 2: Haran.

Answer 3: Bagdad.

Answer 4: A village on the Tigris River.

Answer 1: Sarai.

Answer 2: Sarah.

Answer 3: Sarahai.

Answer 4: Hannah.

Answer 1: Shechem.

Answer 2: Bethel.

Answer 3: Jerusalem.

Answer 4: Haran.

Answer 1: The spot where Abraham built an altar to God when he first entered Canaan.

Answer 2: A warrior who led the armies of Solomon.

Answer 3: The shield carried by Joshua.

Answer 4: A name given by Jesus to Andrew, because of the constancy of his belief.

Answer 1: The Sinai.

Answer 2: The Sahara.

Answer 3: The West Bank.

Answer 4: The Arabian.

Answer 1: That the Egyptians would kill him because his wife was so beautiful.

Answer 2: That he would be robbed of his numerous donkeys, camels and sheep.

Answer 3: That he would be taken into slavery because he was Hebrew.

Answer 4: That he would be imprisoned for worshipping God.

Answer 1: He gave his wife to the Pharaoh.

Answer 2: He performed miracles.

Answer 3: He told fortunes and made prophecies.

Answer 4: He married the daughter of a nobleman.

Answer 1: A nomadic people living in Canaan, who are not mentioned outside the Bible.

Answer 2: A Jewish sect at the time of Christ that lived separately from society in caves.

Answer 3: A minor Sumerian civilization that was absorbed by the Philistines.

Answer 4: A warrior tribe in the Negev that often raided southern Israel in the time of Saul.

Answer 1: The two of them.

Answer 2: Them and the Canaanites.

Answer 3: Them and the Samaritans.

Answer 4: Them and the Philistines.

Answer 1: The Canaanites.

Answer 2: Adam and Eve.

Answer 3: Noah and his family, after the flood.

Answer 4: The Samaritans.

Answer 1: The valley of the Jordan River.

Answer 2: The city of Gomorrah.

Answer 3: North of the Dead Sea, near Jerusalem.

Answer 4: To an area west of Abram and his herdsmen.

Answer 1: They were wicked and great sinners.

Answer 2: They strayed from goodness only out of ignorance.

Answer 3: They were good people who were misled by their king.

Answer 4: They were hospitable to strangers and generous, but habitually engaged in immoral conduct.

Answer 1: The north, south, east and west.

Answer 2: The oaks of Mamre.

Answer 3: Sodom.

Answer 4: The face of God.

Answer 1: The dust of the earth.

Answer 2: The grains of sand in Sinai.

Answer 3: Drops of water in the Jordan River.

Answer 4: The birds of the air.

Answer 1: Israel.

Answer 2: Syria.

Answer 3: The Jordan River valley.

Answer 4: Gallilee.

Answer 1: Bitumen.

Answer 2: Coal.

Answer 3: Oil.

Answer 4: Obsidian.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: Saul.

Answer 3: David.

Answer 4: Jeroboham.

Answer 1: Gomorrah.

Answer 2: Jerusalem.

Answer 3: Antioch.

Answer 4: Nazareth.

Answer 1: It was located in the Jordan River Valley.

Answer 2: Abram stopped there on his way to Egypt to build an altar.

Answer 3: It was an area controlled by Amorites.

Answer 4: It was where Abram lived when he returned from Egypt.

Answer 1: The brothers of Mamre the Amorite.

Answer 2: Kings of minor city states in Mesopotamia.

Answer 3: Two "saints" mentioned at the end of Romans.

Answer 4: The brothers of the first wife of Samson?

Answer 1: The Mormons.

Answer 2: The Amorites.

Answer 3: The Sumerians.

Answer 4: The Babylonians.

Answer 1: A priest of God who lived in Jerusalem at the time of Abraham.

Answer 2: A statue of a dead king worshipped as a god in Babylonia.

Answer 3: A Babylonian general who invaded Israel.

Answer 4: A Galatian priest of Astarte who tried to have Paul killed.

Answer 1: Only the share of the men who went with him, and the food that they had eaten.

Answer 2: Nothing.

Answer 3: One tenth of all that they had recovered.

Answer 4: Only the return of the people who had been captured.

Answer 1: A donation of one-tenth of some amount.

Answer 2: A silver plate used to hold bread during Communions services in some denominations.

Answer 3: A prayer for food made by someone who is starving.

Answer 4: A piece of clothing that is too small.

Answer 1: Eliezer of Damascus.

Answer 2: An unnamed member of his household.

Answer 3: His nephew, Lot.

Answer 4: Melchizedek, king of Salem.

Answer 1: 1,000

Answer 2: 20

Answer 3: 60

Answer 4: 180

Answer 1: The Old Testament of the Catholic Bible is longer.

Answer 2: The New Testament of the Protestant Bible is longer.

Answer 3: The Catholic Bible is in Latin.

Answer 4: None; they are substantially identical.

Answer 1: Birds of prey.

Answer 2: A hungry lion.

Answer 3: A Canaanite beggar.

Answer 4: The heat of the sun.

Answer 1: That those who eat meat and those who do not should not criticize each other, but live in peace.

Answer 2: That vegetarians are especially holy in the eyes of God.

Answer 3: That Christians should eat meat.

Answer 4: That killing animals for food is wrong.

Answer 1: Hebrew slavery in Egypt.

Answer 2: The coming of a Messiah.

Answer 3: The conquest of Canaan by Joshua.

Answer 4: The giving of the Ten Commandments.

Answer 1: A flaming torch.

Answer 2: A white deer.

Answer 3: A scroll that shined in the dark.

Answer 4: A piece of cloth like a sheet.

Answer 1: The Nile and Euphrates Rivers.

Answer 2: The Sinai desert and Mount Ararat.

Answer 3: The Negev and the Tigris River.

Answer 4: Alexandria and Damascus.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: Moses.

Answer 3: Joshua.

Answer 4: Adam.

Answer 1: Egyptian.

Answer 2: Hebrew.

Answer 3: Canaanite.

Answer 4: Chaldean.

Answer 1: He lusted after a servant in his household.

Answer 2: The ten commandments did not exist.

Answer 3: His wife encouraged him to.

Answer 4: Sarai was barren.

Answer 1: Hagar.

Answer 2: Naomi.

Answer 3: Eve.

Answer 4: Rebekah.

Answer 1: Beer-lahai-roi.

Answer 2: Beer-sheva.

Answer 3: En-rogel.

Answer 4: Beer-elim.

Answer 1: Sarai abused her because she was acting uppity.

Answer 2: She had been sexually assaulted by Abraham.

Answer 3: She wanted to return to her family in Egypt.

Answer 4: She wanted to marry a man from another tribe.

Answer 1: The first son of Abraham, who was born to one of his servants because his wife was barren.

Answer 2: The patriarch of all Hebrews, who was also called Israel.

Answer 3: The prophet who led the Hebrews out of Egypt.

Answer 4: The main harpoonist in Moby Dick.

Answer 1: A wild-ass man.

Answer 2: A lion runner.

Answer 3: A stranger in a strange land.

Answer 4: The father of the Arabs.

Answer 1: Father of many.

Answer 2: Blessed before God.

Answer 3: Maker of the contract.

Answer 4: He who walks before.

Answer 1: The Day of Wrath.

Answer 2: God on Earth.

Answer 3: Days of Rain.

Answer 4: God in Heaven.

Answer 1: Male babies born on Jewish land to free Gentile parents.

Answer 2: Adult Jewish men who had not been circumcised, but had been baptized.

Answer 3: Male Jewish babies.

Answer 4: Adult Gentile men who became slaves of Jewish households.

Answer 1: When they are eight days old.

Answer 2: When they are three days old.

Answer 3: As soon as possible after the umbilical cord detaches.

Answer 4: Anytime in the first month after birth.

Answer 1: God commanded Abraham that it must be done.

Answer 2: God gave it as a law to the Jews through Moses.

Answer 3: It prevented a disease prevalent in the Middle East.

Answer 4: The Jews thought it was more attractive.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: David.

Answer 3: Paul.

Answer 4: Jesus.

Answer 1: Princess.

Answer 2: Beloved of God.

Answer 3: Good wife.

Answer 4: Shining star.

Answer 1: That he would be the father of twelve princes.

Answer 2: That he would live in a covenant with God.

Answer 3: The his progeny would forever dwell in peace with the Hebrews.

Answer 4: The he would not need to be circumcised.

Answer 1: 99.

Answer 2: 138.

Answer 3: 80.

Answer 4: 57.

Answer 1: Isaac.

Answer 2: Ishmael.

Answer 3: His Gentile servants.

Answer 4: All those born in his house.

Answer 1: A religious history of the Jewish people.

Answer 2: An account of the early life of Jesus.

Answer 3: The books of the Bible that were written in Greek.

Answer 4: Books of the Bible that were written before anyone realized a Messiah would come.

Answer 1: To a place overlooking Sodom.

Answer 2: To the city of Gomorrah.

Answer 3: To the temple porch in Jerusalem.

Answer 4: To the Oak of Mamre.

Answer 1: Yes, because He had chosen Abraham to be the father of a nation that would keep His righteousness.

Answer 2: Yes, because He had given Canaan to Abraham and needed his approval under their covenant.

Answer 3: No, because He did not want Abraham to warn Lot who would in turn warn the people of Sodom.

Answer 4: No, because He wanted to demonstrate to Abraham that He continued to rule over Canaan.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: Moses.

Answer 3: Joshua.

Answer 4: Isaac.

Answer 1: She eavesdropped on their conversation.

Answer 2: She washed their feet and dried them with her hair.

Answer 3: She brought Ishmael out to meet them.

Answer 4: She went to her room and prayed.

Answer 1: She laughed.

Answer 2: She fell on her face.

Answer 3: She fainted.

Answer 4: She spoke a poem of thanksgiving.

Answer 1: Oaks of Mamre.

Answer 2: Sodom.

Answer 3: Beer-sheba.

Answer 4: A cave near Zoar.

Answer 1: Regular men.

Answer 2: Beautiful boys with white wings.

Answer 3: They shined with a golden glow.

Answer 4: They were like ghosts and hard to discern in the twilight.

Answer 1: A tent.

Answer 2: A house.

Answer 3: A cave.

Answer 4: A mansion.

Answer 1: Ten righteous men.

Answer 2: A single house where the Lord was worshipped every night.

Answer 3: An altar dedicated to the Lord.

Answer 4: Fifty men who had never comitted a homosexual act.

Answer 1: He wanted God to spare Sodom if righteous men lived there.

Answer 2: He wanted God to spare his son, Isaac.

Answer 3: He wanted God to give him an heir.

Answer 4: He wanted God to take his wife away from the Pharaoh of Egypt, who had taken her as a concubine.

Answer 1: Two angels.

Answer 2: God in the form of an ordinary man.

Answer 3: Lot.

Answer 4: Abraham.

Answer 1: The men tried to rape the angels.

Answer 2: The women tried to seduce the angels.

Answer 3: The entire city tried to beat and rob them.

Answer 4: A large group tried to kill them and take their clothes.

Answer 1: He offered his daughters to be raped.

Answer 2: He armed his household with heavy clubs.

Answer 3: He told the mob that the men were actually angels and the city would burn if the angels were touched

Answer 4: He barred his doors and poured boiling water on the people in the street.

Answer 1: They laughed at him.

Answer 2: They demanded some sort of proof.

Answer 3: They went to his house and talked to his daughters.

Answer 4: They packed their belongings and waited outside the city gates.

Answer 1: They had to physically drag them out.

Answer 2: They described the destruction of the city in detail.

Answer 3: They made a fire appear from nowhere in the room.

Answer 4: They told them that God was going to destroy Sodom, utterly and completely.

Answer 1: Zoar.

Answer 2: The hills.

Answer 3: Gomorrah.

Answer 4: A cave.

Answer 1: She turned into a pillar of salt.

Answer 2: She died in Sodom, when it was destroyed by God.

Answer 3: She became miraculously pregnant when she was 89 years old.

Answer 4: She became a backup dancer for Lady Gaga.

Answer 1: God utterly destroyed them with fire and brimstone.

Answer 2: They were cursed by a plague and all but the righteous perished.

Answer 3: They were attacked by the Philistines and burned to the ground.

Answer 4: They were renamed New York and Las Vegas.

Answer 1: Lot to arrive at Zoar.

Answer 2: Lot and his family to get out of the city.

Answer 3: The sun to set.

Answer 4: His angels to come back to where He and Abraham were standing.

Answer 1: The daughters of Lot.

Answer 2: The daughters of Abraham.

Answer 3: Rachael and her sister.

Answer 4: The daughters of Noah.

Answer 1: Because there were no other men where they lived, and they wanted to continue his lineage.

Answer 2: Because they had been tempted by Satan with promises of wealth.

Answer 3: Because they were lustful and without shame.

Answer 4: Because their morals had been poisoned by living in Sodom.

Answer 1: The Moabites and the Ammonites.

Answer 2: The Philistines.

Answer 3: The Perrizites and the Semites.

Answer 4: The Babylonians.

Answer 1: He did not know she was his wife., because Abraham had told him Sarah was his sister.

Answer 2: Abraham gave her to him in return for a piece of land.

Answer 3: Abraham had put Sarah away when Hagar gave him a son.

Answer 4: Sarah had remained behind when Abraham traveled to the Oaks of Mamre.

Answer 1: King of Gerar.

Answer 2: Mayor of Zoar.

Answer 3: King of Kadesh.

Answer 4: King of Shur.

Answer 1: God came to him in a dream and told Abimelech that he would die if he did not give her back.

Answer 2: An angel of the Lord entered the tent of Abimelech and led Sarah out without waking anyone.

Answer 3: Sarah escaped from Abimelech by dressing as a shepherdess and going out with the flocks.

Answer 4: Abraham bought her back with a gift of land.

Answer 1: The last day before Lent begins.

Answer 2: The Tuesday before Easter.

Answer 3: The first day of Advent.

Answer 4: A festival invented by the management of IHOP.

Answer 1: Housewives would use up all the fat in the house before Lent started.

Answer 2: People eat so many pancakes that they get fat.

Answer 3: Geese were traditionally slaughtered before Lent and foie gras made from the goose fat.

Answer 4: Medieval towns would have a Carnival that the fattest man in town would preside over.

Answer 1: Man does not live by bread alone.

Answer 2: Get thee behind me, Satan.

Answer 3: Upon this rock I will build my church.

Answer 4: Did you want that on white or rye?

Answer 1: Directly after He was baptized by John the Baptist.

Answer 2: Just before He went to Jerusalem to face crucifixion.

Answer 3: Just before He was baptized by John the Baptist.

Answer 4: Soon after his first miracle.

Answer 1: Half-sister.

Answer 2: Sister.

Answer 3: First cousin.

Answer 4: Niece.

Answer 1: He returned her with an apology.

Answer 2: He tried to flee to Egypt with her.

Answer 3: He tried to have Abraham killed.

Answer 4: He went to Abraham and offered to pay him if he could keep her.

Answer 1: Moloch.

Answer 2: Beelzebub.

Answer 3: Belial.

Answer 4: Astarte.

Answer 1: Goats.

Answer 2: The right to graze on his lands.

Answer 3: 1000 pieces of silver.

Answer 4: Male and female servants.

Answer 1: A commonly worshipped god represented by a statue.

Answer 2: The King of the Philistines.

Answer 3: A chief devil under Satan.

Answer 4: A heavy metal band in the 1970s.

Answer 1: 100.

Answer 2: 99.

Answer 3: 89.

Answer 4: 244.

Answer 1: Sarah.

Answer 2: Hagar.

Answer 3: Naomi.

Answer 4: Madonna.

Answer 1: 8 days.

Answer 2: 3 days.

Answer 3: 2 weeks.

Answer 4: 3 months.

Answer 1: Sarah did not want Ishmael, who was older than Isaac, to inherit from Abraham.

Answer 2: It was penance for his adultery with Hagar.

Answer 3: God demanded that Abraham cast out all who did not worship Him.

Answer 4: Hagar was Egyptian.