Monday, July 30, 2012


1. Fill in the blanks: The bones said  after Ezekiel had given them sinew and flesh and breath, "Our bones are  ---------- , our hope is --------- and we ourselves are ---------  ---------!"

2. Multiple choice: Ezekiel was to prophesy against whom "of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal"? (a) Gog; (b) Zedekiah; or (c) Zadok.

3. The land of Magog is located in what direction from Israel? (a) The south (b) the far north; or (c) the near east.

1. Dry---lost---cut off (Ezek. 37:11)

2. (a) Gog (Ezek. 38:2).

3. (b) The far north (Ezek. 38:14, 15).

Saturday, July 28, 2012


1. Multiple choice: How many years had Ezekiel been in captivity when the word of Jerusalem's capture come to him? (a)Twenty-five; (b) twelve; or (c) thirty.

2. True or false? Ezekiel learned of Jerusalem's capture in a vision.

3. Multiple choice: Ezekiel said God 's reason for restoring and prospering Israel was not for their sake, but for the sake of: (a) The gentile nations who despised  Israel's God; (b) His prophets who had been scorned; or (c) His holy name.

1. (b) Twelve (Ezek. 33:21).

2. False. He learned of it by messenger (Ezek. 33: 21).

3. (c) His holy name (Ezek. 36:22).

Thursday, July 26, 2012


1. Fill in the blank: God delivered the territory of ------ to the men of the East because "you clapped your hands, stamped your feet, and rejoiced in heart." when Israel was destroyed.

2. Multiple choice: What happened on the day Ezekiel's wife died ? (a) Edom fell;  (b) Jerusalem fell; or (c) Ezekiel died also.

3. Whom did Ezekiel record as saying in his pride, "I am a god, I sit in the seat of gods, In the midst of the seas"? (a) The prince of Israel; (b) the king of Babylon; or (c) the prince of Tyre.

1. Ammon (Ezek.25:3--7).

2. (b) Jerusalem fell (Ezek. 24:15--27).

3. (c) The prince of Tyre (Ezek. 28:2).

Wednesday, July 25, 2012


1. True or false? God commanded Ezekiel to record the name of the exact day when the king of Babylon began his siege of Jerusalem.

2. Multiple choice: The lovers who executed judgment on Oholah, or Samaria, were: (a) Egyptians; (b) Assyrians; or (c) Babylonians.

3. True or false? God told Ezekiel his period of muteness would be over when he heard that Jerusalem had fallen.

1. True. (Ezek.24:1,2).The day was the tenth day of the tenth
  month of the ninth year of Zedekiah's reign in Jerusalem (cf 2 Kin. 25:1).

2. (b) Assyrians (Ezek. 23:5,9). This had happened; and Ezekiel wanted the second sister who represented Jerusalem to know that she faced a similar fate  at the hands of the Chaldeans, that is, Babylon (vv 22-26).

3. True. Ezek. 24:21, 25-27).

Tuesday, July 24, 2012


1.Multiple choice: Ezekiel reminded Israel that the Lord  had given them (a) His tabernacle; (b) the sacrificial system; or (c) His  Sabbaths in the wilderness as a sign "that they might know that I am the Lord who sanctifies them."

2. What instrument of God's destruction was " sharpened and also polished!"-- --to make a dreadful slaughter" in Jerusalem by the king of Babylon? (a) A sword; (b) a rapier; or (c) a torch.

3. Who in Jerusalem did Ezekiel say were guilty of not distinguishing between holy and unholy, not making known the difference between clean and unclean, and having hidden their eyes from God's  Sabbaths? (a) The priests; (b) the prophets; or (c) the prophetesses.

1. (c) His Sabbaths (Ezek. 20:12). Both Moses and Ezekiel connect Sabbath observance and God's deliverance of Israel from Egypt (cf. Deut. 5:12 Ezek. 20:10--12).

2. (a) A sword (Ezek. 21:9, 10 ). Ezekiel identified the sword that Babylon would wield against Israel as the Lord's sword (v 3).

3. (a) The priests (Ezek. 22: 26).

Monday, July 23, 2012


1. True or false: According to Ezekiel, Jerusalem's acts of harlotry were extended to the Egyptians, the Philistines, the Assyrians, the Chaldeans, and the Greeks.

2. Fill in the blanks: Ezekiel charged that Jerusalem was more corrupt in all her ways then her northern sister -------- and her southern sister ----------.

3. Sentence completion: Israel's response to Ezekiel's explanation that a righteous man who turns to wickedness shall die and a wicked man who turns to righteousness shall live was, "The way of the Lord is -- --"

1. False. Jerusalem's acts of harlotry were not extended to the Greeks ( Ezek. 16:26--29).

2. Samaria-- --Sodom (Ezek.16: 46, 47).

3. " Not fair" (Ezek. 18: 29).

Sunday, July 22, 2012


1. Multiple choice: How many men did God point out to Ezekiel who devised iniquity and gave wicked counsel to Jerusalem? (a) six; (b) ten; or (c) twenty-five.

2. Fill in the blank: In Ezekiel, God compared Israel's ----------- to foxes in the desert.

3. Multiple choice: According to Ezekiel, whose father was an Amorite and mother a Hittite? (a) Ezekiel's ; (b) Jerusalem's; or (c) Jeremiah's.

1. (c) Twenty-five (Ezek. 11:1,2).

2. Prophets (Ezek. 13:4).

3. (b) Jerusalem's  (Ezek. 16:3). The prophet was trying to characterize the spiritual impurity of Jerusalem. Even as the city had a Canaanite background, the Israelite population had become like Gentiles in perspective.

Saturday, July 21, 2012


1. Fill in the blank: The leader of Jerusalem clothed in linen with a writer's ink horn at his side was to go throughout the city "and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and cry over all the
---------- that are done within it."

2. Multiple choice: The leaders of Jerusalem who were to slay those in Jerusalem who were not marked to be spared were to  begin at the: (a) Temple; (b) city gates; or (c) marketplace.

3. Whom did Ezekiel see go in among the wheels and cherubim to get coals for fire to scatter over Jerusalem? (a) Jeremiah; (b) the man who marked those to be spared; or (c) God.

1. "Abominations"  (Ezek. 9:4). In this vision, only those whose foreheads were marked escaped death (v. 6 ).

2. (a) Temple (Ezek. 9:6).

3. (b) The man who marked those to be spared (Ezek. 9:1-4; 10:6,7). The coals of fire were to be scattered over the city of Jerusalem in purifying judgment (v. 2).

Friday, July 20, 2012


1. Multiple choice: To insure that Ezekiel would not be a reprover to rebellious Israel, God made  him (a) Mute (b) blind; or (c) lame.

2. How many days did  Ezekiel lie on his left side to bear the iniquity of the house of Israel? (a) 40; (b) 390; or (c) 400.

3. Ezekiel saw all the following abominations in the temple except: (a) Women weeping for Tammuz; (b) sacrifice of blemished animals; or (c) idols portrayed on the walls.

1. (a) Mute (Ezek. 3:26). The only times that Ezekiel spoke through this span of his ministry was when the Lord opened his mouth (v. 27).

2. (b) 390.  (Ezek. 4:5). Each day represented a year of Israel's past iniquity.

3. (b) Sacrifice of blemished animals (Ezek. 8:10,14).

Thursday, July 19, 2012


1 Multiple choice: Which of these did Jeremiah not remember in his Lamentations as an encouragement from God? (a) His sanctuary; (b) His mercies; or (c) His faithfulness.

2. By what phrase did  God address Ezekiel? (a) Son of Israel; (b) My messenger; or (c) son of man.

3. True or false? The rims of the four wheels in Ezekiel's vision were full of hands.

1. (a) His sanctuary (Lam. 3:22, 23).

2. (c) Son of man (Ezek. 2:1,3,8; 3:1,3,4,10 ).

3. False. They were full of eyes (Ezek 1:18).

Wednesday, July 18, 2012


1. Multiple choice: In Lamentations, how does Jeremiah usually refer to Jerusalem? (a) As a harlot; (b) as a virgin daughter; or (c) as a toothless hag.

2. True or false? Part of Jeremiah's first lament is written as though Jerusalem were speaking to passersby who marvel at her destruction.

3. Multiple choice: Who did Jeremiah lament had been an enemy to the temple, feasts, king, and priest in Jerusalem? (a) Nebuchadnezzar; (b) Marduk; or (c) the Lord.

1. (b) As a virgin daughter (Lam. 1:15; 2:13).

2. True.(Lem. 1:12-22).

3. (c) The Lord (Lem. 2:5-7). The Lord had become an active opponent after Judah and Jerusalem had strayed so far into sin.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Who was appointed by the Babylonians as governor of Judah after his conquest? (a) Gedaliah; (b) Ebed-Melech; or (c) Ishmael.

2. Who inspired Ishmael, a member of the royal family, to murder Gedaliah the governor appointed by Babylon over Judah? (a) Baalis, king of Ammon; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) deposed King Zedekiah.

3. What did Jeremiah lament in Lamentations? (a) Judah's idolatry; (b) his personal calamities; or (c) the fall of Jerusalem.

1. (a) Gedaliah (Jer. 40:5).

2. (a) Baalis, king of Ammon (Jer. 40:14; 41:1).

3. (c) The fall of Jerusalem ( Lam. 1:1, 6-8).

Sunday, July 15, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Why was Zedekiah afraid to take Jeremiah's advice to surrender to the Babylonians? (a) He feared Nebuchadnezzar; (b) he feared torture; or (c) he feared previous Jewish defectors.

2. What happened on the ninth day of the fourth month of the eleventh year of Zedekiah's reign? (a) Jerusalem was entered  by Babylon; (b) Jeremiah was imprisoned ; or (c) Gedaliah was assassinated.

3. What was Seraiah to do with the prophecy of Jeremiah against Babylon after he had read it aloud in Babylon? (a) Take it back to Jeremiah in Egypt; (b) present it to Nebuchadnezzar; or (c) tie a rock to it and throw it into the Euphrates.

1. (c) He feared previous Jewish defectors (Jer. 38:19).

2. (a) Jerusalem was entered by Babylon (Jer. 39:2,3).

3. (c) Tie a rock to it and throw it into the Euphrates (Jer. 51:63).

Saturday, July 14, 2012


1. Multiple choice: What was Jeremiah doing when he was arrested and charged with attempting to defect? (a) Going fishing; (b) checking on his property; or (c) encouraging disciples.

2. True or false? Zedekiah's officials wished  to execute Jeremiah  for undermining the will of the nation to war against Babylon.

3. Multiple choice: What nation, which would fall to Babylon, contained the cities of  Migdol, Noph, Tahpanhes, and No? (a) Judah; (b) Assyria; or (c) Egypt.

1. (b) Checking on his property in Benjamin, which he had purchased as a pledge of God's plan to restore Israel (Jer. 37:11-15; cf. 32:8-15 ).  The charge leveled against Jeremiah was that he was defecting to the Babylonian army, which had Jerusalem under siege (37:13).

2. True (Jer. 38:4 ).

3. (c) Egypt (Jer. 46:14,25). Migdol, Noph, Tahpanhes were cities where the Jews had fled for safety (41:1), and No was the seat of Amon the sun god.

Thursday, July 12, 2012


1. Multiple choice:What did Jehoiakim do that prompted the Lord to promise that no descendant of his would ever be king of Judah? (a) Rebelled against Nebuchadnezzar; (b) imprisoned Jeremiah; or  (c) burned the prophecies of Jeremiah.

2. Which king of Judah three times inquired of the Lord through Jeremiah but never had the courage  to obey Him? (a) Zedekiah; (b) Jehoichin;or (c) Jehoahaz.

3. To which prison did Jermiah ask King Zedekiah not to return him, lest he die? (a) The dungeon of Malchiah; (b) the court of the prison; or (c) the house of Jonathan the scribe.

1. (c) Burned the prophecies of Jeremiah (Jer. 36:29-31).

2. (a) Zedekiah (Jer. 21:1,2; 37:17; 38:14)

3. (c) The house of Jonathan the scribe (Jer. 37:15, 20 ) The king relented and eased Jeremiah's imprisonment, but the nobles interfered and had him placed in the miry cistern where he sank into the mud (37:21; 38:1-6).

Wednesday, July 11, 2012


1. Multiple choice:What law that the Jews had long neglected did Zedekiah temporarily enforce? (a) Periodic freeing of Hebrew slaves; (b) the  Year of Jubilee; or (c) stoning blasphemers.

2. What family in Judah shunned houses, farming, and wine and were used by Jeremiah as an example of obedience to Judah? (a) The Levites; (b) the Rechabites; or (c) the Nazirites.

3. Which  king of Judah cut up and burned the prophecies of Jeremiah that were read to him? (a) Jehoahaz; (b) Jehoiakim;or (c) Zedekiah.

1. (a) Periodic freeing of Hebrew slaves (Jer. 34:8-11). Hebrew salves were to be freed every Year of Jubilee (cf Lev. 25:39-46).

2. (b) The Rechabites (Jer. 35).

3. (b) Jehoiakim (Jer. 36:23, 28 ). Jehoiakim did  this because Jeremiah predicted that the king of Babylon would conquer Judah ( v. 29).

Tuesday, July 10, 2012


1.Multiple choice: In Jeremiah , when God promised to rebuild Israel, He reminded them that He had loved them with what kind of love? (a) Everlasting ; (b) brotherly; or (c) saving.

2. To which country did the people left in Jerusalem by the Babylonians flee because  they feared  Nebuchadnezzar? (a) Egypt; (b) Arabia; or (c) Persia.

3. Where did the Babylonian's overtake the army of Zedekiah when they fled Jerusalem? (a)  The Valley of Hinnom; (b) the plains of Jericho; or (c) the Valley  of Salt.

1. (a) Everlasting (Jer. 31:3)

2. (a) Egypt (Jer. 43:3,4,7). Some of those left in Jerusalem had conspired to kill the governor appointed by Nebuchadnezzar, so all the residents feared to stay in the city and face Babylonian reprisals (41:1,2 ).

3. (b) The plains of Jericho (Jer. 52:8 ). 

Monday, July 9, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Which king of Judah sent Pashhur, the priest, to Jeremiah to find out what could be done to stop Nebuchadnezzar from attacking? (a) Josiah; (b) Zedekiah; or (c) Hezekiah.

2. Question: How long did Jeremiah say the Jews would serve the king of Babylon?

3. True or false? Hilkiah the prophet took the yoke off Jeremiah's back and broke it.

1. (b) Zedekiah (Jer.21:1,2).

2. Seventy years (Jer. 25:11). Both Daniel and Ezra would find encouragement and instruction from this portion of Jeremiah's prophecy Dan. 9:2; Ezra 1:1).

3. False. Hananiah did (Jer. 28:10). Hananiah was a false prophet trying to encourage a spirited defense against the Babylonians by predicting victory for the Jews (v. 15).

Saturday, July 7, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Which king of Judah was "buried with the burial of a donkey,Dragged and cast out beyond the gates of Jerusalem"? (a) Jehoahaz; (b) Jehoiakim;or (c) Jehoiachin.

2. Which king of Judah was told that none of his descendants would "prosper, Sitting on the throne of David, And ruling anymore in Judah"? (a) Jehoahaz; (b) Jehoiakim; or (c) Coniah.

3.Who put Jeremiah in stocks because of his prophesying ? (a) Zedekiah; (b) Pashhur (c) Baruch.

1. (b) Jehoiakim (Jer. 22:18, 19).

2. (c) Coniah or Jehoiachin or Jeconiah (Jer. 22:28, 30 ).

3. (b) Pashhur (Jer. 20:2 ).

Thursday, July 5, 2012


1. Multiple choice: What two men, who had previously successfully interceded  for Israel, did God tell Jeremiah could not persuade Him now to look favorably on His people? (a) Moses and Abraham; (b) Samuel and Joshua; or (c) Moses and Samuel.

2. Because of which king, the son of Hezekiah, did God say He would hand His people " over to trouble, to all kingdoms of the earth"? (a) Manasseh; (b) Zedekiah; or (c) Josiah.

3. What place was renamed the Valley of Slaughter because of all the children who were sacrificed there to Baal? (a) Tophet; (b) Jerusalem; or Kidron Valley.

1. (c) Moses and Samuel (Jer. 15:1 ). Moses had interceded for the Lord's mercy toward disobedient Israel in the wilderness (Ex. 32:11-14; Num. 14:13-20). Samuel interceded for Israel in battle against the Philistines (1Sam. 7:8,9).

2. (a) Manasseh; (Jer. 15:4). Manasseh had reigned fifty-five years (2 Kin.,21:1). About him the Lord said, "He has acted more wickedly then all the Amorites who were before him" (v.11), and because of him the Lord promised, "I will wipe Jerusalem as one wipes a dish, wiping it and turning it upside down" (v. 13).

3. (a) Tophet (Jer. 19:6).

Tuesday, July 3, 2012


1. Multiple choice: Because Jeremiah prophesied in the name of the Lord, the men of what city conspired to kill him? (a) Jerusalem; (b) Tekoa; (c) Anathoth.

2. What phrase does Jeremiah use repeatedly to describe Israel's disobedient behavior? (a)"Everyone walked in the imagination of his evil heart"; (b) "reprobate and reprehensible";or (c) "evil and vile-hearted."

3. God told Jeremiah to hide the sash in a rock at what place that was a symbol of captivity and exile to His people? (a) Jericho; (b) Assyria; or (c) the Euphrates.
1. (c) Anathoth (Jer. 11:21). Jeremiah was from Anathoth which was a city for the priests in the land of  Benjamin (1:1).

2. (a) "Everyone walked in the imagination of his evil heart" (Jer.7:24;11:8)

3. (c) The  Euphrates (Jer. 13:4).

Monday, July 2, 2012


1. Fill in the blank: When Jeremiah describes Jerusalem's approaching destruction in his second sermon, he refers to her as "the daughter of --------."

2. Multiple choice: What did Jeremiah wish he could do because his people were all adulterous and treacherous men? (a) Leave them; (b) reform them; or (c) betray them.

3. Why did God not want His people to " learn the way of the Gentiles"? (a) Because of their wealth; (b) because of their idolatry ; (c) because  they were uncircumcised.

1." Zion"  (Jer. 4:31)

2. (a) Leave them (Jer. 9:2). He  would leave them in grief rather then anger or disgust (v1).

3. (b) Because of their idolatry (Jer. 10:1-5 ).

Sunday, July 1, 2012


1.Fill in the blank: According to Jeremiah's second semon to Judah, they should have known to turn to God, because of the example of the unfaithful  northern kingdom of ------- .

2. In his second sermon, when Jeremiah called for Israel and Judah to return to God, he referred to them as "------- children ."

3. Multiple choice: As a sign that they had truly returned to God, Jeremiah told the men of Judah and Jerusalem that they must circumcise their: (a) Minds; (b) children; or (c) hearts.

1. Israel (Jer. 3:6-8).

2. "Backsliding" (Jer. 3:12, 14, 22 ).

3. (c) Hearts (Jer. 4:4) Moses, Jeremiah, and Paul all used this metaphor to suggest becoming more sensitive spiritually (Deut. 10:16; Jer. 9:25,26; Rom.2:28,29).