10 most difficult Bible riddlesBible quiz
What was the third plague of Egypt?
The Plagues of Egypt were ten calamities that, according to the biblical Book of Exodus, God inflicted upon Egypt as a demonstration of power, after which the Pharaoh conceded to Moses' demands to let the enslaved Israelites go into the wilderness to make sacrifices. God repeatedly hardened the Pharaoh's heart to prevent him from consenting until after the tenth plague. The Israelites' eventual departure began the Exodus of the Hebrew people.
What is the highest rank of an angel in the Christian theology?
Seraphs are described in the Book of Isaiah as fiery six-winged beings that fly around God's throne singing "holy, holy, holy". The Seraphim are easily recognizable on medieval paintings thanks to six fiery wings. The name Seraphim means "the burning ones."
How many - according to the Gospel - were the wise men who came to worship Jesus?
the number of wise men is not specified
Wise Men from the East appear in the Gospel of Saint Matthew. The Gospel does not give them numbers or names. However, it was customary to determine their number to 3: Casper, Melchior and Balthasar.
What is the language of the biblical New Testament?
New Testament has been written in common Greek of the first century known as koine, a language different than either classical Ancient Greek and modern Greek language. At the time, koine was a lingua Franca of the Eastern Mediterranean basin.
Which of the following is not a dead language?
A dead language is a language that is no longer used as a means of communication. Aramaic has been in continuous use in the Middle East since the second millennium BC.
Who conquered the Babylon in 538 BC.?
Cyrus the Great
Alexander the Great
Herod the Great
The founder of the first Persian Empire has conquered the Babylon without any resistance. Thanks to his cleverness he was able to change the course of the Euphrates rivers and went right through the unguarded gates of the city.
Who, according to the Bible, built Nineveh?
Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. Ninus (Greek: Νίνος), according to Greek historians writing in the Hellenistic period, was accepted as the eponymous founder of Nineveh ancient capital of Assyria. His name is not attested on the Assyrian
What does the word "Bible" literally mean?
English word Bible comes from Latin biblia sacra "holy books". The plural "biblia" was often improperly interpreted as singular feminine, hence the old Anglo-Latin singular "biblia". The root "biblia" is shared with words such as bibliographer or bibliophilia, unrelated to the Bible.
What is Saint Jerome's Latin translation of the Bible called?
he didn't tranlate the Bible
The Vulgate translation was largely the work of St Jerome, who in 382 had been commissioned by Pope Damasus I to revise the Vetus Latina ("Old Latin") Gospels then in use by the Roman Church. Jerome, on his own initiative, extended this work of revision and translation to include most of the Books of the Bible, and once published, the new version was widely adopted and eventually eclipsed the Vetus Latina by the 13th century.
According to the Bible, how many animals did Moses take on the Ark?
Noah took the animals on the ark, not Moses.