10 most difficult Bible riddlesBible quiz
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.
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.
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.
Which miracle of Jesus is reported in all four Gospels?
Jesus walking on water
The transformation of water into wine
Jesus healing the bleeding woman
The feeding of the five thousand
The miracles of Jesus are the supernatural deeds attributed to Jesus in Christian and Islamic texts. All Gospels tell us the same story, but from different viewpoints however, not every miracle is mentioned in each Gospel. The feeding of the five thousand is one of the few reported in all four Gospels.