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.
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.
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).
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, together with his family, fled from Sodom and Gomorrah? Lot.
God reveals to Abraham that Sodom and Gomorrah are to be destroyed for their grave sins . Abraham pleads for the lives of any righteous people living there, especially the lives of his nephew, Lot, and his family. God agrees to spare the cities if 10 righteous people can be found . Finding only Lot and his family as righteous among the inhabitants, the angels warn Lot to quickly evacuate the city and to not look back. As they flee the destruction, Lot’s wife looks back upon the city and is turned into a pillar of salt.
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 first of the ten plagues of Egypt? Water into blood.
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.