After King Nahash, the king of Ammon, died, Hanun, his son took over the reign. David attempted to show kindness to the people of Ammon and sent ambassadors to comfort King Hanun, but Hanun was convienced that they were spies from David. What did Hanun do to the servants that David had sent?
(1) Killed them? (2) Locked them in prison? (3) Shaved off half their beards and cut off the back of their clothes?
ANSWER FOUND IN 2ND SAMUEL 10
One year when Elkanah took his family up to Shiloh to worship and sacrifice unto the Lord, Eli, the priest saw Hannah weeping and praying before the Lord. What did Eli think when he saw her praying? (1) That she was drunk? (2) That she was crazy? (3) That she was very sad?
ANSWER FOUND IN 1st SAMUEL 1
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Note: These questions are to teach us. Do the questions once and then go back and do them a second time…and see how much you have learned. It is easier to print out the page and then fill in the blanks. THE ANSWERS ARE AT THE BOTTOM.
1. (True or False) Samuel’s father, Elkanah, had two wives, Hannah and Peninnah? _______________
2. Elkanah loved Hannah the most, but why could Hannah not have any children? (1) She suffered an illness? (2) She had been injured as a child? Or (3) The Lord had shut up her womb? _______________
3. One year when Elkanah took his family up to Shiloh to worship and sacrifice unto the Lord the priest, Eli, saw Hannah weeping and praying before the Lord. What did Eli think when he saw her praying? (1) That she was drunk? (2) That she was crazy? Or (3) that she was sad? _______________
4. Who was the one son of the tribe of Judah In 1st Chronicles that receives honorable mention above all the others when he prays a simple prayer and God grants him his prayer request. (Books have been written about this prayer) (1) Harum? (2) Zereth? Or (3) Jabez? _______________
5. The book of Matthew teaches us that there was the same number of generations between the time of Abraham to David and from David until the carrying away into Babylon and from the carrying away into Babylon until Christ. How many generations were there between each? 10, 14 or 20 generations? _______________
6. In Jesus’ parable concerning the sower who went out to sow he states that some fell by the wayside and the fowls came and devoured it. What does he later tell the disciples that this means? (1) That birds came and ate it? (2) That Satan stole the word of God from the person who heard it? Or (3) that the truth was sown, but no one heard it? _______________
7. (Yes or No) If a person is faithful to wisely handle a little bit, can he be trusted to handle a lot? _______________
8. (Yes or No) A person who is unjust in a small matter can still be trusted with something larger? _______________
9. (Fill in the Blanks) In the beginning was the W_______________, and the W_______________ was with God, and the W_______________ was God.
10. Who or what is the bread of life? (1) John the Baptist? (2) The Books of Moses Or (3) Jesus? ________________
1. Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children. (1st Samuel 1:1-2)
2. But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb. (1st Samuel 1:5)
3. And it came to pass, as she continued praying before the LORD, that Eli marked her mouth. Now Hannah, she spake in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard: therefore Eli thought she had been drunken. And Eli said unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken? put away thy wine from thee. (1st Samuel 12-14)
4. And Jabez was more honourable than his brethren: and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow. And Jabez called on the God of Israel, saying, Oh that thou wouldest bless me indeed, and enlarge my coast, and that thine hand might be with me, and that thou wouldest keep me from evil, that it may not grieve me! And God granted him that which he requested. (1st Chronicles 4:9-10)
5. So all the generations from Abraham to David are fourteen generations; and from David until the carrying away into Babylon are fourteen generations; and from the carrying away into Babylon unto Christ are fourteen generations. (Matthew 1:17)
6. And these are they by the way side, where the word is sown; but when they have heard, Satan cometh immediately, and taketh away the word that was sown in their hearts. (Mark 4:15)
7. (Jesus speaking) He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. (Luke 16:10)
8. (See above scripture)
9. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (John 1:1)
10. For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world. Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us this bread. And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. (John 6:33-35)
Don’t get discouraged. Go back and keep doing the questions until you know all the answers. Our Father appreciates the fact that you are trying. May God’s blessing be upon this study of His word, Amen.