Top 10 Old Testament factsBible quiz
How many wives had king Solomon, according to the Bible?
About one thousand. Just like many other ancient rulers, Solomon had a numerous harem. According to the Bible, it counted about 700 wives of noble blood (including a pharaoh's daughter), plus 300 secondary wives and concubines.
Who led the Israelites into the Promised Land?
Joshua is the central figure in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Joshua. According to the books of Exodus, Numbers and Joshua, he was Moses' assistant and became the leader of the Israelite tribes after the death of Moses. According to the Hebrew Bible, Joshua was one of the twelve spies of Israel sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan. In Numbers 13:1–16, and after the death of Moses, he led the Israelite tribes in the conquest of Canaan, and allocated the land to the tribes. Joshua died at the age of 110.
According to the Bible, how long did Methuselah live?
969 years. Some believe that Methuselah's extreme age is the result of an ancient mistranslation that converted "months" to "years". That would produce a more credible 78 years, but the same calculation applied to Enoch would have him fathering Methuselah at the age of 5.
According to the Bible, how many animals did Moses take on the Ark?
0. Noah took the animals on the ark, not Moses.
How many psalms does the Book of Psalms contain?
150. The Book of Psalms is a part of Christian Old Testament. The book is an anthology of individual psalms, with 150 in the Jewish and Western Christian tradition and more in the Eastern Christian churches. Many are linked to the name of David, but his authorship is not accepted by modern scholars.
Who made the golden calf?
Aaron. When Moses went up into Biblical Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments (Exodus 24:12-18), he left the Israelites for forty days and forty nights. The Israelites feared that he would not return and demanded that Aaron make them "gods" to go before them (Exodus 32:1).
What was the first of the Plagues of Egypt?
Water into blood. The Plagues of Egypt, also called the ten biblical plagues, were, according to the Bible, ten calamities that God inflicted upon Egypt to persuade the Pharaoh to release the ill-treated Israelites from slavery. The Pharaoh capitulated after the tenth plague, until which God had prevented him from being swayed, triggering the Exodus of the Hebrew people.
What was the name of Moses' wife?
Zipporah or Tzipora is mentioned in the Book of Exodus as the wife of Moses, and the daughter of Reuel/Jethro, the priest or prince of Midian. In the Book of Chronicles, two of her descendants are mentioned: Shebuel, son of Gershom, and Rehabiah, son of Eliezer. Moses was allowed to wed Zipporah, the daughter of Jethro, after helping save his daughters and their flock from competing herdsmen.
What does god created on the sixth day?
Adam and the animals. The bible says that on the sixth day of Creation Week, God made all the animals that live on the land. He did this by commanding the earth to ‘bring forth’ the land animals, and it did so.