- How old was Moses when he died? A: He was 120 years old, according to the Bible (Deuteronomy 34:7).
- How tall was Goliath, the Philistine giant slain by David with a stone hurled from a sling? A: “Six cubits and a span,”
- What biblical Babylonian king cast Daniel into the lion’s den for praying to God in defiance of a royal decree? A: Darius the Mede (Book of Daniel, Chapter6).
- What is the longest name in the Bible? A: Mahershalalbashbaz, which is also written Maher-shalal-hash-baz. (Isaiah 8:1).
- In the Bible, which of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse rides a red horse? A: War (Book of Revelation).
- How many books of the Bible are named for women? A: Two – Ruth and Esther.
- What language is Jesus believed to have spoken? A: Aramaic — an ancient language in use on the north Arabian Peninsula at the time of Christ. A modern version of the language is spoken today in Syria and among Assyrians in Azerbaijan.
- In the Bible, for what “price” did Esau sell his birthright to his younger twin brother, Jacob? A: Pottage of lentils (Genesis 25:29-34).
- What did the lords of the philistines offer Delilah for revealing the secret of Samson’s strength? A: They promised the sum of 1,100 pieces of silver each, according to the Bible (Judges 16:5).
- In the Old Testament, who was Jezebel’s husband? A: Ahab, King of Israel (I Kings 16:28-31).
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