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BIBLE TRIVIA III

21) Who told Paul that the Corinthians were quarreling?


1 CORINTHIANS 1:11: "My brothers and sisters, some from Chloe's household have informed me that there are quarrels among you. What I mean is this: One of you says, "I follow Paul"; another, "I follow Apollos"; another, "I follow Cephas"; still another, "I follow Christ." Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Were you baptized in the name of Paul? I thank God that I did not baptize any of you except Crispus and Gaius, so no one can say that you were baptized in my name."

22) What did God do on the second day of Creation?


GENESIS 1:6-8: "And God said, 'Let there be a vault between the waters to separate water from water.' So God made the vault and separated the water under the vault from the water above it. And it was so. God called the vault 'sky.' And there was evening, and there was morning--the second day."

23) In the parable of the tenants, what did the tenants do to the vineyard owner's son?


MARK 12:6-8: "He had one left to send, a son, whom he loved. He sent him last of all, saying, 'They will respect my son.' But the tenants said to one another, 'This is the heir. Come, let's kill him, and the inheritance will be ours.' So they took him and killed him, and threw him out of the vineyard."

24) Who stole the household gods of her father?


GENESIS 31:19: "When Laban had gone to shear his sheep, Rachel stole her father's household gods."

25) Who was the brother of Mary and Martha?


Lazarus was the brother of Mary and Martha. When he fell ill, the two sisters sent word to Jesus, but by the time he arrived, Lazarus was already dead. Jesus had them roll the stone away from the tomb and called Lazarus forth. He rose up, still in his grave-clothes. The resurrection of Lazarus is one of Jesus' most famous miracles.

26) Who wrote the Book of Revelation?


Second century Christian writers such as Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Melito the bishop of Sardis, and Clement of Alexandria and the author of the Muratorian fragment identify John the Apostle as the "John" who wrote the Book of Revelation.

27) What bit Paul while he was shipwrecked on the island of Malta?


ACTS 28:1-5: "Once safely on shore, we found out that the island was called Malta. The islanders showed us unusual kindness. They built a fire and welcomed us all because it was raining and cold. Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he put it on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself on his hand. When the islanders saw the snake hanging from his hand, they said to each other, 'This man must be a murderer; for though he escaped from the sea, the goddess Justice has not allowed him to live.' But Paul shook the snake off into the fire and suffered no ill effects."

28) Who first introduced verse divisions to the Bible?


Chapters were introduced to the Bible in 1238 by Cardinal Hugo de S. Caro. Verse divisions were not added until 1551 by Robertus Stephanus.

29) What is the shortest chapter in the Bible?


The shortest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 117 with only 2 verses.

30) Which of the following books is NOT divided into chapters?


Most books of the Bible are divided into chapters and verses. The 5 which AREN'T divided by chapters are Obadiah, Philemon, 2 John, 3 John, and Jude. These are short books which only have verse divisions.


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