Sunday, October 3, 2010

Bible Challenge - Crime and Punishment Part 1


Good Evening to All!

Tonight's Bible Challenge is really gonna test your memory of make your finger tired from flipping through pages! LOL! as always I will provide the scripture where the answer comes from, but try and answer it on your own first! It's more fun that way! Let's get started!

1. the Old Testament prescribed as punishment "eye for eye, "tooth for tooth"...and among other things, what else?
a) "stab for stab"
b) "stripe for stripe
c) "head for head"
d) "ear for ear"

2. According to Old Testament law, if you were caught stealing an ox, what was the punishment?
a) repaying with two oxen
b) repaying with five oxen
c) having one of your thumbs severed
d) death

3. According to Old Testament law, if two people contested, ownership of property, the one who lost the case before the judges must:
a) pay double the worth of the property to the other
b) go into exile for tone year
c) be cast into the dungeon for one year
d) work for the other for one year.

4. According to Old Testament law, what was the punishment for hitting your father or mother?
a) banishment from the tribe with no inheritance
b) cutting off the right hand
c) death
d) the Bible records no punishment for such an offense.

5. According to Old Testament law, what was the punishment for hitting your father or mother?
a) banishment from the tribe with no inheritance
b) cutting off the right hand
c) death
d) the Bible records no punishment for such an offense.

6. True or False: The law of Moses required capital punishment for murder even if the murderer came before God's altar.

7. True of False: The Law of Moses was lenient toward the killer in cases of accidental death, allowing the killer to flee for his life.

8. According to Old Testament law, what was the punishment for kidnapping?
a) one year's servitude to the victim or, if a child, to the victim's family
b) lifelong servitude to the victim or, if a child, to the victim's family
c) death
d) the Bible records no punishment for such an offense.

9. According to Old Testament law, if a man injured another in a fight, the punishment was__________________.
a) compensation for any losses and support of the victim during convalescence.
b) a fine of forty gold pieces
c) death
nothing , unless the victim died

10. According to Old Testament law, if your ox fatally gored someone:
a) you must support the victim's family for one generation
b) if the ox had a prior record of meanness, both you and your ox must be put to death
c) if the ox had a prior record, both you and your ox would be executed with no hope of reprieve, if it was the ox's first offense, your ox must be hobbled permanently but you faced no personal punishment
d) the Bible records not punishment for such an offense

Goodness! Did you check out numbers 4 and 5? The punishment for stealing livestock (oxen) is less severe than a child disrespecting their parents! What would a lot of the kids today do? They think its harsh to be grounded or have their electronic gadgets taken from them. Ok, I got to put my 2 cents in, I'm happy! LOL!

Hey everyone, there are some new discussions going on in my Blog Frog Community! We have some spiritual discussions, and I have also started "Coffee Break" where we can have "daily chats about day to day "stuff"! Come and join me. Hope to see you there!

Good Night to All and May God Bless!

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2 comments:

THE OLD GEEZER said...

I most certainly would have been stoned to death as a child. :-(

Lauren said...

Hi PJ, I'm getting my Bible out and getting to work here! How are you doing?

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