Sunday, April 29, 2012
Bible Challenge - "SOLDIERS AND WARFARE" Part 2
Good Evening to All!
1. It took more than trumpet blasts to bring down the walls of Jericho. what else did God command the Israelites to do? (Joshua 6:20)
a) set fire to the walls with flaming arrows
b) set fire to the walls with buckets of burning tar
2. At one point while the battling the Philistines, King Saul forbade his soldiers from eating anything until evening. Which of his soldiers unknowingly violated the command?
(1 Samuel 14:24-25)
a) Saul's son Jonathan
c) all David's older brothers
d) Doeg the Edomite
3. Before David confronted him, Goliath offered a deal to the Israelite army. What were his terms? (1 Samuel 17:9)
a) a 60/40 division of disputed territory, with no further fighting
b) a 70/30 division of disputed territory with no further fighting
c) Goliath would fight the best Israelite soldier; the winner's army would subjugate the other with no further fighting
d) Goliath would fight the six best Israelites at once, winner take all.
4. For sheltering and feeding fugitive David, Ahimelech and more than eighty other priests of Nob were executed by this mercenary for Saul. (1 Samuel 22:18)
5. How did Ahithophel, an important conspirator in Absalom's rebellion against King David die? (2 Samuel 17:23)
a) stabbed by Absalom, who distrusted him
b) rode his donkey over a cliff
c) drank poison
d) hanged himself
6. This great warrior in King David's army slew "two lionlike men of Moab" and "a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow." (2 Samuel 23:20)
7. Goliath had a giant brother "whose spear staff was like a weaver's beam." This warrior, killed in battle by Elhanan, was named _______. (1 Chronicles 20:5)
8. During the reign of good King Hezekiah, God preserved Israel by killing 185,000 of the enemy Assyrian army in a single night. How did He do it? (2 Kings 19:35)
a) with 140 select Israelite guerrilla fighters
b) with 1,400 select Israelite guerrilla fighters
c) with an angel
d) with a ghastly plague, possibly spinal meningitis
9. King Solomon had how many horsemen?
(2 Chronicles 9:25)
10. During the latter years of King Asa's reign over Judah, his country was attacked by Baasha, king of what country? (2 Chronicles 16:1)