Friday, December 31, 2010

People: Multiple Choice:
What man, who had been David's counselor, became Absalom's counselor in his conspiracy against David?
(a) Ahithophel; (b) Hushai; or (c) Ahimaaz.
(a) Ahithophel ( 2 Sam. 15: 12 ),
who gave the wisest of counsel both to David and then to Absalom.
Multiple Choice :

When David fled Jerusalem before Absalom, he left the two priests and their sons there. One priest was named Zadok. What was the name of the other?

(a) Eleazer; (b) Ahimelech; or (c) Abiathar.

(c) Abiathar (2 Sam. 15: 29 ).
These two men kept David informed of Absalom's plans while David was outside Jerusalem.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
David called the son born to Bathsheba and him Solomon. But the Lord, through Nathan, gave him what other name?
(a) Jehoiakim; (b) Josiah; or (c) Jedidiah.
(c) Jedidiah (2 Sam. 12 : 24,25 )
Multiple Choice:

In what city did Absalom declare himself king in rebellion against his father David?

(a) Bethel; (b) Hebron; or (c) Ramah.
(b) Hebron (2 Sam. 15: 7-12 ),

about twenty miles south of Jerusalem. He went there on the pretense
of paying a vow to the Lord.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

People: Multiple Choice:
What was the name of Jonathan's crippled son to whom King David showed great kindness?
(a) Ishbosheth; (b) Mephibosheth; or (c) Ziba.
(b) Mephibosheth (2 Sam. 9 ).

What prophet confronted David about his sin with Bathsheba?
Nathan (2 Sam. 12: 1, 10 ).

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
David reigned thirty-three years in Jerusalem as king of all Israel. He reigned seven and one-half years over Judah in what city?
(a) Bethel; (b) Hebron; or (c) Bethlehem.
(b) Hebron (2 Sam. 5:5 ).
Multiple Choice:

What prophet gave David the promise from God that his kingdom would endure forever?
(a) Nathan; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) Agabus.
(a) Nathan ( 2 Sam. 7:4-17 )
He was the most prominent prophet of David's reign.

Monday, December 27, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice :
In what city was David anoint king by the men of Judah?
(a) Bethel; (b) Bethlehem; or (c) Hebron.
(c) Hebron (2 Sam. 2: 1-4 )
Photo of ancient city of Hebron
Initially, David was recognized as king over Judah only, not all of Israel.
Multiple Choice:
After the death of Saul, David was made king in Judah. But Abner, the captain of Saul's army , made what man king over the rest of Israel?
(a)Ishbosheth; (b) Mephibosheth ; or (c) Hadadezer.

(a) Ishbosheth (2 Sam. 2: 8,9 ),
One of Saul's sons.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
On what mountain did Saul die in battle with the Philistines?
(a) Mount Gerizim; (b) Mount Gilboa ;or (c) Mount Sinai.
(b) Mount Gilboa (1 Sam. 31:8 ).
Mount Gilboa is identified as being about five miles west of the Jordan River and twenty to twenty -five miles south of the Sea of Galilee.
Multiple Choice;

Whose dead body was hung on the wall of Beth Shan?
(a) Saul's; (b) Abraham's; or (c) Jeroboam's.
(a) Saul's (1Sam. 31 : 8-10).

Saul's sons bodies were also hung on the wall. Valiant men from Jabesh Gilead came and took the bodies down and burned them.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice:
To what city did Saul travel to seek guidance by the help of a medium?
(a) En Gedi; (b) Carmel; or (c) En Dor.
(c) En Dor (1 Sam.28 : 7 , 8 ).
Multiple Choice:

While David and his men were away, what group of people came to Ziklag and burned the city, carrying captive the women and children?

(a) Philistines; (B) Amalekites; or (c)Geshurites.
(b) Amalekites (1Sam. 30:1-3 )
These people were descendants of Esau (Gen. 36: 12 ).

Friday, December 24, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice :
Who was with David and encouraged him to kill Saul when they came upon him sleeping in the midst of camp?
(a) Achish; (b) Abishai; or (c) Abiathar.
(b) Abishai (1 Sam. 26 : 6-12 ),
the nephew of Joab, who became the commander of the army when David was made king.
Multiple Choice:
What city did Achish, king of Gath, give to David?

(a) Ziklag; (b) En Dor; or (c) Jerusalem.

(a) Ziklag
(1 Sam. 27 : 5, 6 ).

Thursday, December 23, 2010

People :Multiple Choice:
What woman married David almost immediately after her husband Nabal had died?
(a) Michal; (b) Abigail; or (c) Vashti.
(b) Abigail ( Sam. 25 :39-42 ).
The name Nabal was probably not the man's real name. It was an epithet. Nabal means "Incorrigible Fool".
Multiple Choice:

David had taken Michal and Abigail as his wives. He then took whom as his wife ?

(a) Dinah; (b) Esther; or (c) Ahinoam.(c) Ahinoam (1 Sam.25 : 43 ).

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

People: Multiple Choice :
When Saul had the priests of Nob killed, one of the sons of Ahimelech escaped to David.
What was his name?
(a) Abinadab ; (b) Abiathar ; or (c) Ahitub.
(b) Abiathar (1 Sam. 22:20 ).
Ahimelech was the chief priest at Nob.
Multiple Choice :

What was the name of the wilderness where David had a chance to kill Saul but only cut off the corner of his robe?

(a) En Gedi; (b) Masada ;or (c) Paran.

(a) En Gedi (1 Sam. 24 1 : -4 ).
Some of David's men encouraged David to kill Saul. They thought that God had delivered Saul into David's hand.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice :
What prophet told David not to continue hiding from Saul in the stronghold of Adullam but to go to Judah?
(a) Samuel; (b) Jeremiah ; or (c) Gad.
(c) Gad (1 Sam. 22 :5 ).
Multiple Choice :

Who killed eighty-five priests at Nob at the command of King Saul ?

(a) Dagon; (b) Doeg; or (c)Abijah.
(b) Doeg (Sam. 22 :18 ).

There were a number of Saul's guards present when Doeg committed this horrible act. All the rest refused to obey the king's orders to kill the priests of God.

Monday, December 20, 2010

People : and Places: Multiple Choice:
In fleeing Saul, David escaped to the cave of :
(a) Adullam ; (b) Masada, or (c) Medulla.
(b) Adullam ( 1 Sam. 22 :1 ).
The city Adullam was located southwest of Jerusalem near the borders of Philistia.
Multiple Choice:
Where did David bring his parents so Saul would not take out his anger on them?
(a) Mizpah of Moab ; (b) Gibeah ; or (c) Ramah.
(a) Mizpah of Moab
(1 Sam. 22 : 3 , 4 ).

Sunday, December 19, 2010

People and places: Multiple Choice:
In what city was David given holy bread for him and his men to eat?
(a) Bethel ; (b) Nob ; or (c) Shiloh
(b) Nob (1 Sam. 21 :1-6 ).
Jesus refers to this incident in defense of His disciples picking and eating grain on the Sabbath (Matt. 12: 3, 4).
Multiple Choice :
What man of Edom told Saul that Ahimelech the priest had helped David escape from the hand of Saul ?

(a) Achish ; (b) Eliab ; or (c) Doeg.
(c) Doeg (1 Sam.22:9,10 ),

the chief of Saul's herdsmen (21 : 7; 22 : 9).

Saturday, December 18, 2010

People : Multiple Choice :
Who was promised to David as a wife by Saul, never given to David but to another man instead ?
(a) Abigail ; (b) Merab ; or (c) Michal.
(b)Merab (1 Sam. 18 : 19 ).
Later Michal , Saul's other daughter , was given to David .
Multiple Choice : Who let David down through a window so he could escape from Saul ?

(a) Jonathan ; (b) Jesse ; or (c) Michal.
(c) Michal (1 Sam.. 19 : 12 )

David's wife and Saul's daughter.

Friday, December 17, 2010

People : Question :
Who loved David even as he loved his on soul ?
Jonathan ( 1 Sam. 18 : 1 ).
He demonstrated his love for David by sealing a covenant with the gifts of his robe, armor , sword , bow, and belt (v. 4 ).
Fill in the blanks :

After a certain victory over the Philistines , the women of Israel sang as they danced and said , "-------- has slain his thousands, And ------- his ten thousands."
"Saul---David " ( 1 Sam. 18:7 ).

This reaction by the women of Israel incited Saul against David.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

People: Question :
Whose armor did David attempt to wear at first when he was going out to fight Goliath ?
Saul's ( 1 Sam. 17 : 38, 39 ).
Saul was unaware at this time that David had been anointed king in his place (16 : 13 ).

Multiple Choice :

Who brought David before Saul with Goliath's head in his hand ?

(a) Jonathan ; (b) Abner ; or (c) Joab.
(b) Abner ( 1Sam.17: 57 ),
the captain of Saul's army.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

People and Places :
This is the Valley of Elah
Multiple Choice:

What was Goliath's hometown?
(a) Gath ; (b) Garth ; or (C) Garazeth.

(a ) Gath (1Sam. 17 : 4,

one of the five great Philistine cities and noted to have had several men of great stature living in it (Josh. 11 : 10,11 ).

Question :
Of what group of people was Goliath a part ?
The Philistines (1Sam. 17 : 4 )

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice :
In what valley were the troops of Israel camped when David fought Goliath ?
(a) Valley of Sin ; (b) Valley Elah : or (c) Valley of Olah.
(b) Valley of Elah (1 Sam. 17 : 2).

This valley probably was located about fourteen or fifteen miles southwest of Bethlehem. An elah was a large evergreen tree. Perhaps several such trees were in the area.

Monday, December 13, 2010

People: Multiple Choice :
What was Jesse's hometown ?
(a) Jerusalem ; (b) Bethel ; or (c) Bethlehem
(c) Bethlehem (1 Sam.16 :1 )

Question :

What two men did Samuel anoint as kings of Israel ?

Saul and David (1Sam. 9 : 27---10 :1 ; 16 :13 ),

though Samuel died before David came to power.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

People: Multiple Choice:
Who grabbed the edge of Samuel's robe so he would not leave and it tore in his hand ?
(a) Saul ; (b) Eli ; or (c) Jesse.
(a) Saul ( 1 Sam. 15 : 27 ).
Multiple Choice :
Who "hacked Agag in to pieces before the Lord in Gilgal"?
(a) David ; (b) Samuel ; or (c) Joab .(b) Samuel ( 1 Sam. 15: 33 ),
obeying the Lord where Saul had failed. Agag was the king of the Amalekites.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

People: Question :
What was the name of the king whom Saul spared in disobedience to the Lord ?
(a) Agag: (b) Amad ; or (c) Dagon.
(a) Agag (1 Sam. 15 :8 ).
At this point Saul was utterly rejected by God as ruler over Israel (v. 23 ) . Samuel refused to see him the rest of his days
Samuel said to King Saul, "To obey is better then sacrifice "?
(1 Sam. 15 : 22 )

Friday, December 10, 2010

People : Multiple Choice :
In what city did Saul sin by not waiting for Samuel to offer sacrifice, and thus forfeit God's establishment of his kingdom?
(a) Gilead; (b) Gilgal; or (c) Geba
(b) Gilgal ( Sam. 13:8-14 )
Multiple Choice:
Who was the commander of Saul's army?
(a) Abner; (b) Moab ; or (c) Joab.(a) Abner ( Sam. 14 : 50 ).
He was later murdered by Joab wen David came to power (2 Sam.3:30 ).

Thursday, December 9, 2010

People and Places: Question :
Which one of Israel's first three kings cut up two oxen and sent the pieces throughout Israel to call the men to fight against the Ammonites ?
Saul (1 Sam. 11 : 6, 7 ).
Saul was able to muster an army of great size and came to the rescue of the people of Jabest
Gilead in this battle (v. 11).

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

People and Places: Multiple Choice :
From what tribe in Israel did Saul, Israel's first king, come ?
(a) Judah ; (b) Reuben ; or (c) Benjamin.
(c) Benjamin (1 Sam. 9: 1,2 ).

Multiple Choice :
What was the hometown of Saul , the first king of Israel ?
(a) Gilead ; (b) Gibeah ; or (c) Gilgal.
(b) Gibeah ( 1 Sam. 10 :26 ).
Located a few miles north of Jerusalem.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

People: Multiple Choice :
Who said to the Lord when He called, "Speak, for Your servant hears"?
(a) Moses ; (b) Samuel; or (c) David.
(b) Samuel (1 Sam. 3;10)
Multiple Choice :
What name did the wife of Phinehas give their son who was born following the capture of the ark by the Philistines ?
(a) Ishmael; (b) Issachar ; or (c) Ichabod.
(c) Ichabod (1 Sam. 4: 21 ).
Ichabod means "Inglorious,"

At the child's birth his mother said, " The glory has departed from Israel !"
because the ark had been captured and her husband and her father-in - law, Eli, had died.

Monday, December 6, 2010

People : Multiple Choice :
What was the home town of Hannah and Elkanah ?
(a) Shiloh ; (b) Gezer; or (c) Ramah.
Ramah ( 1 Sam. 1: 19 ).
Its longer name, Ramathaim Zophim ( v, 1 ), distinguished it from other towns with the same or similar name.
Multiple Choice :
Who was the priest at Shiloh when Samuel was brought to him to grow up in the house of the Lord ?
(a) Hophni ; (b) Eli ; (c) Eliab.(b) Eli (1 Sam. 1: 25 ).
Eli was a godly man but did not rebuke his son's evilness. His line was removed from the priesthood ( 1 Sam. 2: 30 - 36 ).